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
MS University, a fine institution, should know that there is no such thing as nationalist science.
In his view, it is “not a democratic way of doing things” to name the prime minister before the people had given their verdict.
Life imprisonment verdict for G.N. Saibaba and others for links with Maoists raises questions.
Success of Indian Institute of Science in global surveys holds lessons for the country’s university system.
Lahore Lit Fest was affected by terror attacks. Its resilience is admirable.
Maligning a young woman, especially the daughter of a soldier who died for the nation, is pure fabrication; it is designed to besmirch desh bhakts who do not do such things.
The ruling Pakistan People’s Party won a resounding election victory with final returns giving it 155 seats in the 216-seat National Assembly.
Steve Smith ‘brain fade’ during the Bangalore Test was cricket’s post-Truth moment.
Methods to use GDP estimates cannot account for the shock caused by demonetisation.
Five states have voted, their verdict will also be a message to the Centre.
Shooting of Tamil fisherman must be probed. Overfishing in the Palk Straits must end for a lasting solution to the issue.
To be a real cure for extremism, Sufism has to return to its essence of selfless service.
Many expect the Uttar Pradesh election to go the Bihar way — a big loss for BJP. However, the same math suggests the BJP is likely to win a comfortable majority in the state
Trump’s policies will renew chances of a violent confrontation with Iran. This could strengthen hardliners and undercut moderates like Rouhani.
News channels will regale you with numerical figures, confuse you with psephologists figuring out their data and try to figure out how to best rile the politicians.
Most of the pet cuss words however, are located, alarmingly, in sexism.
Going by the ground reports from these states, especially from Uttar Pradesh, and the crowd at PM Narendra Modi’s rallies prove that he is still the most popular politician in the country.
His regime has seen “a series of political murders or violence” across the state.
The idea of absolute truth is consistent with plurality of faiths and conscience.
For democracy to survive, the national conversation must include dissenting voices.
Projection of a false binary between a majoritarian theory and minority rights has made ours a dysfunctional democracy.
JP said a straight contest between the Congress and the Janata Party alone would reduce the splitting of votes.
Syed Shahabuddin looked for spades, and upon finding them, called them that.
Yogi Adityanath’s attempt to bring shame on the Akhilesh name may backfire.
President Trump’s new visa ban policy strengthens the anti-migrant sentiment in the US.
Women outvote men in many states, but gender parity in Parliament and assemblies eludes India.
SC recognises that for valid closure, due process in the Babri demolition case must be flawless.
In the latest video, jawan Sindhav Jogidas is seen accusing senior officers of treating their sahayak as slave.
In a latest incident, the Sri Lankan Navy allegedly fired at a group of Indian fishermen on Monday who had allegedly crossed over into Sri Lankan waters on the lookout for fresh catch.
The aim of research is to find solutions to social issues. But heated political discussions take students away from this goal.
Paranjape’s reading of ABVP’s activism and his facts about the seminar are wrong
Indian Ocean regionalism will need India’s impetus, but Delhi does not seem up to the task
There are similarities between UP polls and the lead-up to the Mahagathbandhan’s victory last year. But the BJP seems to have made critical adjustments this time.
Indira claimed the Emergency was in force only to deal with banned organisations and economic offenders.
Politicians never lose an opportunity to get traction from a system of controlling prices of cardiac stents as forced by courts and health activists.
Absolutist ideas of Truth have been responsible for religious and political violence throughout history