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
The minister straight away moved to the rostrum to respond to the point, and left the House immediately.
It seemed the end of his political career when he was expelled from the AIADMK in February, but former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, it seems, is close to completing nothing short of a coup on his nemesis VK Sasikala.
Imran Khan’s opposition to English-medium education is misguided
More, not less, public money must be spent on inclusive education that encourages independent thinking
Bhutto called on the army to take over Karachi, Lahore and Hyderabad.
Across the world, politicians are using elections and referendums to mask their own abdications
Centre, EC press ahead with paper trails for EVMs. All parties must now move on
Onus is on leaders of BJP-PDP, especially BJP, to protect the fragile alliance in J&K from its own sharp edges
Quota for Muslims beyond the 50 per cent ceiling in Telangana is justified
Hindu Rashtra is not a religious or political objective, but a way to define and aspire to a cultural nationalism
To restore stability in Kashmir, security forces must provide a counter-narrative to the psychological warfare on social media
Russia must rejoin the West to build a stable Afghanistan
Freewheeling use of Article 142 is raising questions about judicial diktats inattentive to consequences
The case of the Indian sentenced in Pakistan offers more questions than answers
Diversity of thought, freedom of speech, face enormous challenges today
The moral basis of these Congress governments disappeared with the total rejection of the Congress in the recent Lok Sabha elections.
Even shredded currency notes can turn a profit
Court gives Pak PM a breather but a cloud hangs over him. This will have consequences for India-Pak too
It’s taken an age for the powers that be to realise how obscene is the red beacon on their car. Hopefully, this is a beginning
Economic disparity among and within regions is on the rise. This growing divergence needs policy intervention
News channels seem bullish about the cow
Merger of tribunals in the Finance Bill will lead to uniformity in rules of service, prevent overlap and save taxpayers’ money
His arrest is a welcome first step. Now follow up this case, while also bringing in systemic reforms to address bad loan crisis
Let us not look for final solutions — just a way to bring back a semblance of calm. Trust the army to do its job, including dealing with any aberrant behaviour
Karunakaran had taken oath as CM three months earlier, after the Congress-led coalition won the assembly election, held after the Emergency, with an unprecedented majority.
Turkey’s referendum dramatically changed its polity — and its president’s powers
… must come sustained groundwork. But AAP is stuck in an excess of rhetoric, contradictions
Official projects to promote Hindi could reopen old wounds. Why rely on them when Hindi has better ambassadors?
Supreme Court order in the Babri demolition case holds out hope of closure. Uma Bharti and Kalyan Singh must step down
Language cannot be imposed upon people. Imposition spawns resistance. There are several instances in history that serve as evidence, including the history of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
The Twitter imbroglio overall reads like an unnecessary elongation of a battle-of-egos that skirts around the actual civic issue.
Charan Singh said an unprecedented political situation had arisen with virtual rejection of the Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha elections.
Because in new India, you cannot have your communal canape and eat it too
Pakistan is grappling with the boundaries of his idea of religious toleration. India is going down the same path
India sought consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav 13 times, only to be denied by the Pakistani authorities, who “are still not disclosing the whereabouts of a Bharatiya citizen”.
Current buoyancy in global markets is misleading. Structural flaws have not been corrected, economic nationalism is surging and we could be heading towards an economic malaise