Hafiz Saeed walks free again, posing another question mark on Pakistan’s commitment to tackle extremism
The symbol connects AIADMK with the charismatic leaders of its past at a time when it is searching for a new centre
Social media giants need robust self-regulation so that no government has an excuse to interfere with the internet
With provisions that curb discredited investors, amended bankruptcy code will deal with stressed assets better.
FCC’s proposal to roll back net neutrality strikes at the very philosophy which has powered the growth of the internet.
Saudi Arabia has granted citizenship to Sophia, an android. For some regimes, robots make the best people.
The Delhi-bound Ahmedabad Mail derailed near Rewari Junction in Haryana and the accident is believed to be due to sabotage.
Prime Minister Morarji Desai criticised those who decline to co-operate with the commission of inquiry now probing Emergency excesses.
Justice Dalveer Bhandari’s election to the International Court of Justice is a resonant moment for non-P 5 members of UN
Officials using coercion to implement Swachh Bharat Mission are going against PM’s goal of turning mission into movement
A guide to making a creative work that will not invite censorship, bans or ‘hurt sentiments’
Virat Kohli sets his sights high — and he promises to lift the team up with him.
India struggles to find the right tone with Myanmar. It could learn from China.
Reports from Andhra Pradesh put the toll in the cyclone at over 7,000. There is wide apprehension that it may cross 10,000 as reports of death continue to pour in. A big chunk of the affected area is still cut off from all communications and when these are opened up, more harrowing facts may come […]
Controversy over ‘Padmavati’ recalls a familiar truth: Political parties in India see no percentage in protecting creative freedom.
Radiologists become an endangered species as a Stanford algorithm surpasses their diagnostic abilities.
The two-day “brainstorming session” of the Janata Party members, organised by Piloo Mody and others, recommended ways and means to bring about complete integration of the constituent groups of the Janata Party. Some of the major recommendations are: The retrograde quota system in the important bodies of the party and the government should be scrapped. […]
Data on pellet gun injuries underlines need for accountability and reparations in J&K. CM, Centre must act on their words.
Cancellation of purchase of ATGMs from Israel revives questions about defence modernisation and preparedness.
The group’s first meeting was inaugurated by Acharya Kripalani. At the inaugural session were Janata MPs such as S.N. Mishra, Viren Shah, Brahm Prakash, Samar Guha, H Bahadur, Vinod Seth, RK Amin, Prasannbhai Mehta and Ram Jethmalani.
Friction over finances forced the Bonn conference to stretch more than half-a-day beyond its scheduled closing date. The CoP 23 declaration did finally mention financial and technology transfers. But that is, at best, a procedural victory for the developing countries.
History is irrelevant to Padmavati, a fictional feature about an ahistorical figure. But that is an irrelevant fact in Raje’s Rajasthan which is taking giant strides backward when it comes to matters involving freedom of expression.
Coup in Mugabe’s Zimbabwe could lead on to a democratic transition — or intensify authoritarianism
Those trying to make an issue of consensual sex to taint political opponents reveal how out of touch they are
Big lesson for India from sovereign credit rating upgrades: Stay the course on macroeconomic stability
The Shah Commission was officially stated that in the absence of any such intimation for which no time limit has been fixed by the commission, it is presumed that Mrs Gandhi will present herself for examination
The Malcolm Turnbull-led government did not take the legislative route to bring about social change, even if such a law would have reflected the will of the people.
The state claims the monopoly over the legitimate use of violence on the assumption that it will assure citizens’ right to live and speak freely, without fear.
Thomas Chandy, the NCP’s nominee to the ministry, could have quit as transport minister when the Kerala High Court reprimanded him for challenging a government report earlier this week.
An official announcement about Swaraj’s dismissal did not divulge the reasons. It only disclosed that the portfolios held by her — housing, jails, architecture, printing and stationery and cultural affairs — have been taken over by the chief minister.
In Manila, PM signalled commitment to a rules-based order. India must bridge gap between promise and performance
New report addresses need for data on the country’s disease burden, identifies challenges for policymakers
After a bitter inter-state food fight, West Bengal celebrates its equivalent of the return of the Kohinoor diamond
The former Lt-Governor of Delhi, Kishan Chand, told the Shah Commission that he had ordered the requisitioning of Vishwa Yuvak Kendra during the Emergency on instructions from Indira Gandhi.
I am tired of blame games. I have drafted a private member’s bill on an issue that concerns us all
In Delhi’s pollution crisis, National Green Tribunal again ventures into policy-making, undermines its own authority
Photos of the Tianjin Binhai Library's floor-to-ceiling book shelves generated a huge buzz on social media. Unfortunately, though, it seems the photos were all an illusion as the top shelves don't - and can't - have actual books on them.