By re-electing Hassan Rouhani, Iranians have chosen not just a president, but the way forward
His idea of trusteeship needs to be revisited in times of growing inequality
Space has opened up in Tamil Nadu politics for an alternative to the DMK and AIADMK. But screen popularity may not be sufficient for Rajinikanth
Three years into his term, PM must deal with changes in great power dynamics, border troubles and backlash in the West against immigration
The national consensus Gandhi began building a century ago is under threat
Its challenge must not be met by Indian self-deprecation.
Legislators accuse Karki of playing ‘favouritism’ in constituting the bench for this issue, and fast tracking it while a similar case is pending before the court for the past three years.
CJ Karki, who is to retire on June 10, due to her age, has not held any bench since but has assigned cases to benches as usual.
The M-777 howitzers, with a range of 24-40 kilometres, have been designed for firing Indian ammunition in Indian conditions, and are already in service with the US, Canadian and Australian armies.
The recent bill passed by the TRS government in Telangana that increased the quota for OBC (Pasmanda) Muslims and STs must be critically evaluated.
The UIDAI has gone from being an object of ridicule to an admired project
Rapid urbanisation brings with it enormous challenges. The Modi government has framed the agenda to meet them
Putting Pak in the dock, The Hague has come out on the side of justice. That’s a vital first step for India — in a long haul.
The decision on the reactors is germane to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to triple India’s nuclear power capacity by 2025.
Reema Lagoo freed Bollywood’s mother figure from living a life of perennial suffering.
The latest horror story comes from Rohtak in Haryana, where a young girl was brutally gang-raped and murdered in the most savage manner.
The State government named him to head the inquiry commission and CM A.K. Antony said the government was anxious to start the inquiry at the earliest.
It can ignore ICJ’s injunction in the Jadhav case, but doing so will extract a price in international goodwill.
To get a sense of what choices Islamabad faces, it’s important to get a sense of what the The Hague has actually said.
Sushma Swaraj tweeted her gratitude to India’s counsel at the Hague, who had argued that there was significant concern that Pakistan’s military court would have executed Jadhav in the dead of night.
While we are all busy blaming Ranaut, why is no one asking Mehta any questions?
Charges of a high-handed coterie surrounding Arvind Kejriwal like fledgling moths to a burning flame persist, and haven’t been properly rebutted.
The move was given up and Mrs Gandhi’s critics thought they would make another attempt to free the party from her hold at a later date.
CBSE pleading with DU for student entry sans inflated marks holds a mirror to a broken education system
Because politics is not just about winning and losing elections — but also about what lies in between
Om Prakash Chautala, sentenced for a scam in education, finishes school. It could be a new beginning
Institutions for the arts need professional managers for a turnaround
Underlying the “triple talaq” questions are deeper issues about the nature of constitutional law in India.
The International Court of Justice must take a call on whether bilateral agreements override the Vienna Convention while deciding India-Pakistan face-off .
Despite all the talk of decentralisation, nothing does. Nobody owns the planning and development functions in panchayat samitis and gram panchayats.
Moments of respite from Hindi soaps and American shows.
Pakistan’s judiciary — historically, arguably, the most vibrant section of its civil society — has been crumbling under a weak state that cannot afford it protection.
In the mid 2000s, when Ekta Kapoor’s regressive K-serials dominated TV, JD Majethia’s satirical take on family with Sarabhai VS Sarabhai united viewers.
Digital services like Google, Facebook, are driven by ad-based models, and for these companies user data is doubly precious.
While India’s stated (and strong) opposition to BRI is that CPEC runs through the disputed Kashmir region, its nervousness runs deeper than that.
Prime Minister Morarji Desai stoutly defended Indira Gandhi against the former US president Richard Nixon’s charge that she had wanted to invade West Pakistan.
Rajinikanth’s playful mention of possibly joining politics stirs things up
He must dispel the impression that the Hindu Yuva Vahini can flout the rule of law and get away with it in UP
Refusal to engage cannot be long-term policy. India must frame a response to China’s Belt and Road initiative
The system is commended at the highest policy level, but is under threat in JNU
But India’s staying away from the OBOR mega show will not affect bilateral relations adversely