Canada PM’s visit churned out photo-ops that had glitter and sparkle and were wrinkle-free. What’s not to like?
In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, America’s students are leading from the front in the fight for gun control
President Kovind’s role in the appointment process of the Visva Bharati vice chancellor raises troubling questions
The country’s Gross National Product (GNP) is likely to register a growth rate of five per cent in 1977-78 compared to the feeble 1.6 per cent growth rate in 1976-77.
General Rawat’s remarks on Northeast and immigration from Bangladesh threaten to disturb a delicate civil-military poise
Minister State for Home Dhanik Lal Mandal told Parliament that there was no question of the Centre initiating a dialogue with the chief ministers.
Kamal Haasan will need to balance his roles as actor and leader and build his party to make a difference in Tamil Nadu
Billy Graham upgraded the format of evangelism, taking the model from local to global
The two party chiefs, K P Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, will take turns to run the government and jointly manage the party.
End of Coal India’s monopoly is welcome, promises to improve quality of coal, increase efficiency of power generation.
Both Delhi’s elected government and its bureaucracy must consider consequences of vitriol they have together unleashed.
Railway Minister Madhu Dandavate had outlined steps to ensure comfortable travel for second class passengers.
The sari is to be celebrated, for sure. But why not ask the women if they want to join in the celebrations?
Nitish government diktat asking students not to wear shoes to exams, reeks of a punitive approach, passes blame to students
Sri Lanka’s President and PM need to reaffirm their commitment to the ideals for which they joined hands
February 21, 1978: Here is what had happened forty years ago
As politics flounders on uncertainty and rage, images that humanise the powerful help quell the panic
February 20, 1978: Here is what had happened forty years ago
New Dalit movements see landlessness in the context of the caste question. The state must address the issue
It is the responsibility of government and RBI to ensure that the PNB fraud’s potential dent to confidence is not enduring
Much was expected of the agency, but its argument in prosecution of a photojournalist is bizarre
Economic and strategic potential of Iran’s Chabahar will unfold. But Delhi must also prepare for difficulties ahead
Ranking of sports federations is not going to address any of sports’ most compelling problems
After several close calls in title matches over the last two years, the 36-year-old Ali finally met his match as Spinks rallied to win the last three rounds of punishing contest
Supreme Court’s verdict on the Cauvery dispute is a call for a basin-centred approach to river water sharing
It will be a consequential election, with the BJP challenging the CPM in the last red fort standing
New Nepal Prime Minister must reach out to opponents and critics, balance ties with China and India
Government has been late in undertaking the clean-up of bank balance sheets
The DNA of Cheddar Man has overturned traditional ideas about skin colour, race and geography
US and Russia seem to be returning to a Cold War-era practice. There is a silver lining
Latest forest report persists with an old methodological problem, spurs misplaced self-congratulation
Agreements with Oman must be a beginning. India needs to open up its long-ossified military diplomacy.
India has to give out a strong and clear message that continued interference in her internal affairs is simply not acceptable. The very least that needs to be done immediately is severing of diplomatic ties.
Morarji Desai said there was now a greater sense of equality among small nations and the search was on for a consensus. People were now demanding peace and disarmament and the major powers — the United States and the Soviet Union.
The political leadership of India’s smallest state, and one of the biggest tourist destinations, has decided to be small-minded, and that’s bad for the balance-sheet.
The cutting off of all public engagement, as has been evident since the Mumbai attacks, is not just a policy of diminishing returns, it also robs India of a platform at which to present its concerns with Pakistan.