Debate on the forum can’t be about its past. It must be about its value for India’s international relations.
Caste and religious-based sexual violence against women and children by a dominant group is a well documented practice, apparently from older times in India.
India has undertaken to finance the construction of the Rs 30-crore Devighat hydro-electric project to meet the power needs of the Kathmandu valley.
Commonwealth Games has given India many new champions to follow.
The government has now completed nearly four years in office, presented five budgets and used up all the opportunity available to it to show results.
Pakistan Supreme Court verdict on Nawaz Sharif undermines gains made in institutionalising democracy.
How truth has been obscured in the narratives on chemical weapons in Syria.
Ram Kumar’s abstract art symbolised the journey of an artist who pursued silence.
Bhai Vaidya will continue to inspire. His struggle for equality will go on.
PM Modi’s meeting with the region’s leaders could end India’s neglect of a part of the world that has punched above its weight in diplomacy.
Outrage over heinous crime cannot be a replacement for strengthening rule of law. Civil society must start — and sustain — a debate on the need for improving the quality of policing.
Does any parent feel safe if his daughter is out late in any part of India, especially in metro cities? The answer is no. Isn’t every woman walking or driving alone considered fair game by otherwise seemingly harmless men? The answer is yes.
Ram Kumar’s art believed in the endless generation of life against death.
Bankers’ demands for accounting forbearance are dangerous and self-serving.
Rising crude prices are cause for concern. But they don’t warrant going back on deregulation, forcing OMCs to absorb losses.
Strikes on Syria raise questions of legitimacy of force, underline renewed great power rivalry, while a brutal civil war unfolds.
Emerging religious, ethnic faultlines could trip Oli’s vision of a prosperous Nepal.
Raising agricultural exports requires the government to unburden policy of consumer bias. A balance should be struck between meeting the needs of food-insecure consumers and income-insecure farmers.
How do ideas of metaphysical and political freedom align themselves? Is dissent the essence of freedom?
The PM knows the Delhi gangrape in 2012 drove another nail into the coffin of the UPA – he knows he can’t afford to have the same done to him and the party, in this last year before national polls in 2019.
Papa CJ started stand-up comedy in 2004 after his visit to the annual Fringe festival in Edinburgh. Since then, amongst various places, he has performed at the Sydney Opera House and also at gun-point in South Africa, he quips.