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
But extravagant job-creation programmes in the US may not be the best use of Infosys’ scarce resources
To preserve judiciary’s independence, appointment process must be transparent
Friendly relations between Nagaland and Manipur could help transform the Northeast
UN special rapporteur’s intervention in the impeachment issue is uncalled for
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka underlined civilisational ties, avoided contentious issues
Triple divorce is neither fundamental to Islam, nor is it sacramental. It can’t be an enforceable civil right
Muslims are not a monolith. Recognising the status of Muslim communities, particularly at state level, as religious-cultural minorities, cannot be called appeasement
The balancing act of handling the Chinese threat along with economic development goals is a leitmotif in the Indo-Chinese geopolitical landscape.
As Haruki Murakami’s new short story collection, Men Without Women begins to hit bookshelves around the world, I, like many others, expect to be consumed by the familiar yet strange space between dreams and reality.
Is the revolutionary movement capable of engaging with an India, a fast globalising world that is swinging to the Right?
Producer-director Karan Johar’s autobiography An Unsuitable Boy, released earlier this year, has riled quite a few members of the extended Johar clan.
Arnab Goswami is breaking a journalistic rule that is definitely etched in stone.
Secularism is derided. Liberalism is challenged. Dissent is sedition. Questioning the government (or the Army Chief or the RBI governor) is anti-national.
Modi, after participating in the UN Vesak Day celebrations in Colombo, also travelled to Dickoya in the island’s central hills, the tea country, where Tamil people of Indian origin are concentrated.
Leila Seth wanted to be here, push back at the evil of the day, be part of the healing
The unique identification number empowers the people, not the state
The appeal was made by the party president, Chandra Shekhar, and its general secretaries
CPM and Congress ‘arrangement’ in Bengal is as exasperating as a millennial romance
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a marker of its vaulting ambition. India will need to reset and respond
The government should not allow a repeat of the Bt brinjal story in the case of GM mustard
The Tamil issue was an ethnic crisis caused by majority oppression. But the Kashmir issue has been about separatism right from its inception.
Venkaiah Naidu’s attack on human rights activists ignores facts
The attempt to unseat Nawaz Sharif shows how Pakistan’s religious laws confuse piety with justice
Gau rakshaks ‘do the job’ for some state governments. By letting vigilantes harass the minorities openly, they keep majoritarian feelings satisfied
A local myth suggests that German women traveled to India to be impregnated by the Aryan ‘seed’.
The selection process that led to Justice Karnan becoming a judge needs revisiting
Let the land of Buddha’s birth not turn its back on his wisdom, even as it preaches it to others in Sri Lanka.
A spokesperson said the CFD and the Socialist Party felt irked about “strong arms methods” and “designs to eliminate them”.
While other world leaders shorten their fuses, South Korea’s new president stands out as the peacenik.
The party is losing gradually losing ground and it will not be long before the voters teaches it another lesson.
AAP was the first political party that was neither formed on the basis of any ideology nor did take it the garb of any ‘ísm’.
Generic medicines can’t be the first, or only, step to reduce the cost of treatment
US President’s disrespect for due process is on spectacular display in the sacking of the FBI director
BSP’s expulsion of Naseemuddin Siddiqui signals a crisis for the Dalit party — and a syndrome in the non-BJP political space.
Ganga and Yamuna are legal persons now. What does this mean for these cesspools of pollutants, still revered by people, but which have lost any connect to their lived experiences?
Ummer Fayaz, a young man of 22 attending his cousin’s marriage was kidnapped and killed.