Part of Delhi’s pollution crisis: NGT, EPCA and Delhi government pulling in different directions
At least for Philippines President Robert Duterte, who is living up to the title of ‘Trump of the East’
“Many of the industries would not be there without agriculture,” Prime Minister Morarji Desai said at the inauguration of AGRIEXPO 77 in Delhi.
We have lost what made his ‘discovery’ possible — a spirit of nuanced dialogue, decolonised cosmopolitanism and cultural syncretism.
To meaningfully support a “free and open Indo-Pacific,” the Trump administration will have to be creative in building broad Asian partnerships, especially with its India policy
Philip Pullman’s books hold an important lesson — faith must not be blind.
Delhi has become world’s air pollution outcaste. Its decision-makers haven’t understood the consequences.
Elections are no guarantee of an end to the prevailing political uncertainty.
Lack of education is a pressing problem in the Muslim community. The PM, ever since his stint as Gujarat CM, has sought to address the issue.
November 13, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Jayaprakash Narayan favoured the formation of small states and suggested that a beginning might be made with Bihar being split into north and south Bihar.
Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chennai frame the failures of conventional thinking on urban issues. The choices are many, but they need to be made now, and by a single authority.
Asia is poised at a critical economic and political moment. India will have to step up to it, redefine its role
Centre and GST Council should work towards completing the rationalisation exercise to make it a good and simple tax
To meaningfully support a “free and open Indo-Pacific,” the Trump administration will have to be creative in building broad Asian partnerships, especially with its India policy. We need all the allies we can muster.
When I arrived in Delhi, I suddenly felt that I have been banished from a raga. When I saw the last tree of my village diminishing away, the absence of that raga made its home within me.
Demonetisation was a thoughtless and rash decision that turned out to be a colossal mistake and imposed a huge cost in terms of denting economic growth and heaping misery on millions of ordinary people.
Some of us know where black money really exists in abundance. It oils the wheels of India’s election machinery.
The BJP should be proud that it has undertaken several policy initiatives which have begun to clear the decades of debris left from earlier economic policies.
Hardik, who wants to have sole control over the Patel reservation campaign, is so self-important that he is unwilling to talk to anyone in the Congress other than Rahul.
All the BJP’s attention on Nitish Kumar has not lasted. As pragmatism returns to Patna, the BJP has started cold-shouldering him, if not snubbing him.
The operationalization of Chabahar port is significant because India has demonstrated its intention to play on the regional chessboard, even while it balances its own relations with the US and Iran. The old great game just got a new veneer
Sir Syed’s legacy is so immense because he played a critical role, at a historic juncture, in the life of the Indian Muslim community. In the aftermath of the 1857 uprising, Muslims were disfranchised, thrown out of their homes in Shahjahanabad and generally looked upon with suspicion.
In its journey to the sites of lynchings across states, the Karwan-e-Mohabbat found a stark waning of compassion and solidarity
Rise of ‘left-liberals’, and their blind antipathy to the RSS, shines the light on the crisis in the communist and socialist parties
Those maligning the army repeat the mistakes of the Nehruvian era
Bandhan Express promises to bring neighbours closer together after a 52-year break. About time
Allegations against state Congress leaders in Kerala’s solar scam will be probed. The law must take its course
Police bumbling in Pradyuman murder case is no exception. It points to systemic failures
China’s rise and domestic turbulence in America have created an opportunity for India in Asia
Fairly stringent curbs on conspicuous consumption by the affluent sections of society are likely to be placed in the next budget. The suggestion reportedly came from Defence Minister Jagjivan Ram.
Theories about Pakistan requesting US air strikes on its own territory may be true
It is not merely the J&K SHRC or its Chair, Justice Nazki that are being thwarted. If the promise of the Fundamental Rights chapter of the Indian Constitution has to have any meaning for the average Kashmiri, the state government in addition to complying with the SHRC, should also order prosecution of Major Gogoi under Section 3 of the Geneva Conventions Act, 1960
The leaders of the October Revolution were sympathetic to anti-colonial movements, with Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the leader of the Bolshevik party that led the Revolution, firmly asserting that support publicly in November 1917.
Lessons from Mexico City: Series of steps needed to signal that life can’t go on as usual when air so toxic
Revenue lost due to corporate tax avoidance could fund universal healthcare
Israeli air raids ranged deep inside Lebanon and reports from Beirut said the known death toll neared 100.
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.