Army faces a tough mob in front of it. But it has more to fear from the mob behind it, egging it on
Lessons from the ’70s: How we tackled the food shortages
Government, security agencies must urgently address questions raised by the Assam fake encounter probe
K.P.S. Gill played a key role in carving Punjab's victory, though imperfect, against terrorism
A survey shows that it is numerically insignificant. The unusual attention that is being devoted to the practice is politically motivated and a waste of resources
It was extraneous as far as the Constitution was concerned to say that because they lost in the general election, they had lost the confidence of the people, De said.
MCD setback shows that it has lost the political initiative. It needs to remake itself.
Now that the worst has happened, the government has finally appointed 1983 batch UP cadre IPS officer Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, as the new director general of the force.
Taking note of the recent tweet by singer Sonu Nigam on azaan, an article in Panchjanya says it exposed “the hypocrisy of media”.
The satyagraha was a crucial starting point — the yoking of peasant unrest to the national movement
Maoist attack in Sukma revives questions about counter-insurgency preparedness that urgently need to be addressed.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui challenges identity politics, without saying a word.
Pirsig, hands-on student of motorcycle maintenance, helped generations mend the rift between philosophy and life.
Property tax, the most important source of revenue for local bodies, is a pawn in state-level politics
American campuses welcome and value diversity.
Absence of strategic clarity, over-dependence of states on Central forces, have crippled the fight against Maoists.
Antony, who heads the KPCC and is a bachelor, will be the country’s youngest chief minister at 37.
In India, cattle protection has suddenly emerged as the government’s prime agenda, marginalising or trivialising other issues higher up on the scale of grave importance.
The problem here is not just about the celebration of mediocrity, but also of the lack of mass appeal of those who are classified as ‘elite’ in the literary circuit.
Of course, we all need to help realise the Prime Minister’s vision for a vibrant India by 2031-32, but the improvement in lifestyle cannot be at the cost of the environment we live in.
Pragmatic approach and sustained border diplomacy could help Delhi remove apprehensions in Sri Lanka about economic cooperation with India
The political project of Hindutva is incompatible with a liberal polity
We need liberation theologists, like Ambedkar and Gandhi, who can help people discard the worst features of their inherited religious culture and replace them with ethical interpretations
If unchecked, vigilantism in the name of the cow could render meaningless all vision documents and development plans.
Election Commission’s proposals to deal with problem of bribing of voters could upend principles of natural justice.
Liberals take solace in Marine Le Pen’s performance, but there are echoes of Brexit sentiment in French elections.
India’s political and security establishment needs a strategy in light of China’s naval expansion.
Extremism comes in all shades. Justice Shah should critique each one.
Arshad Chowdhury, a member of the PNA’s national council, said, “This time, Bhutto has decided to burn his boats.” He was seeking “to set the army and the people against each other,” he said.
A shift to their respective ministries will help professional education, skill development
SC promises closure in Babri demolition case. But what of the perils of memory and age, the problem of delay?
Nepal President Bhandari’s Delhi visit did little to address the trust deficit
An ‘upgraded’ National Commission for Backward Classes expands policy framework on caste, but it must also acknowledge its evolving nature
The Modi government has made the right moves with its flagship schemes for agriculture, but these have not made much difference to the lives of farmers so far
Government must draw up plans, in coordination with states, to prepare for good rains in June-July
Minister’s proposal to model it on Project Tiger shows a fundamental misunderstanding of both programmes
Desai said trust, like respect, was something to be earned, not asked for.
The five candidates show the diversity of political opinion in France.
The new camaraderie was on display last week, when the Navy arranged a day out at sea for AIADMK MLAs, MPs and their families.
So if peace is to be restored, what we need is a strategy for war.
The Yashwant Sinha-led committee slammed almost every aspect of Aadhaar and the Bill to establish the UIDAI.