Agricultural growth in Uttar Pradesh can be achieved by putting dairy in the lead role. State’s new chief minister has his task cut out for him
Rural India is woefully under-informed of how it can both transform sanitation and earn money
Adityanath’s long opposition to the ‘red revolution’ has many takers in Nepal
New NITI Aayog recruitment rules should trigger a revamp of the Indian state’s human capital
Past efforts at out-of-court resolution of Ayodhya dispute have been non-starters
DMK has blotted its own copybook by trying to disrupt the confidence vote in the Tamil Nadu assembly
True, SP’s commitment to secularism can be tokenistic but the PM’s kabristan-shamshan opposition is troubling
Like Russia and China, India should resist the temptation of ideological correctness and be realistic in engaging the American president.
Ongoing civic polls in Maharashtra underline the disconnect between urban governance and the citizen. Cities are too important to be left to corporators.
Digital education isn’t democratic, it creates deep inequalities between universities.
To read the two epics as a work of religion is unwarranted and nothing but politically motivated.
The race for majority in the 403 seat house has turned the fight into a bitter exchange of below the belt blows, personal attacks and non-issues highlighted to gain brownie points and applause to sway large crowds.
PM Modi’s tirade against the current dispensation in Uttar Pradesh was woefully misinterpreted.
One could argue that this step would reflect better in population control. Would it though? Or would just make it far worse for pregnant women who desperately need financial assistance?
The express train rammed the freight train from the back and its locomotive ripped apart a couple of bogies, which shows the severity of the accident.
Parties are pulling in different directions while a Maoist group threatens violence
Harry Potter is great, LOTR is legendary. But to navigate the world, children — and the rest of us — also need to read Philip Pullman’s work
Air in several Indian cities is rated poorly by international studies. Unlike China, India is not trying to clean up its act
Clampdown on free speech within the university — as in a campus in Jodhpur — robs it of its vital gift.
He refuted the charge of torture of detenus in jails.
New Delhi and Kabul need to remind the global community of dangers of turning the clock back vis a vis Taliban.
But Trump’s America is a latecomer. It has much to learn from Vishwaguru India.
Newly visible on social media, the party is more conscious of politics of perception.
What Professor Ranavat set out to do was her job, because teachers are responsible for providing opportunities for students to open up their minds to all point of views — even if some of them cause discomfort.
What was meant to be a vote of confidence turned to a violent ruckus. Chairs were thrown, documents torn and hostility was rampant on the House floor.
Sasikala has no political experience, no qualification other than being Jayalalitha’s home help.
Sasikala was in a hurry to assume the chief minister’s post partly because she feared the outcome of the Supreme Court judgment, but also because she had been warned by her astrologer that the most propitious time for her was between January 26 and February 14.
Sasikala went only after trying to portray herself as a martyr.
Now, after Jayalalithaa’s death, the AIADMK is poised to undergo another self-destructing transformation.
These incidents call into question how desensitised we as bystanders have become to ignore the dire need of victims of violence and accident.
What was witnessed from afar on TV screens was in fact behavior befitting goons, rather than elected representatives of the people.
The rank and file of the CPI is unhappy over the party’s attitude towards the Congress, according to an analysis by Kuldip Nayar.
India should convince the world that the choice between Islamic State and Taliban is a false one
In Manipur, Congress battles fatigue, BJP struggles to grow roots. And Irom Sharmila makes a poll debut
Virat Kohli’s team seems to hold the advantage, but there is little room for complacency
Bombing at Sufi shrine in Pakistan carries a warning: Terror is spreading into formerly insulated areas, with a new name
Army chief’s remarks on protesters raise questions. Equating them with terrorists is walking into the latter’s trap
But Sanjay Leela Bhansali must rethink his cinema
In India, voices of public protest against hate-mongering targeting Muslims have been far too muted and infrequent
Does religion form the core of the Pakistani identity and is it reconcilable with democracy and its institutional forms? From Pakistan’s army, a range of responses
While Irani’s effort to drag Priyanka into a petty political battle may be deemed as petulant behavior, all eyes are currently on Priyanka who is campaigning in Raebareli