2013 law freezes land acquisition by imposing lengthy procedures and high costs.
2013 law expanded rights of losers of livelihood and land, but failed to recognise economics of land.
hough strong relations with the US are certainly important, they cannot come at the cost of food security for our poor.
Proposed labour law changes are a good start. Now build on it
For the first time, the interests of farmers, livelihood losers and SC/ST communities have been given high priority.
Technological fixes will not make government more collaborative, or parties more democratic.
Turkish women are protesting against their government. And it’s not really funny.
France’s burqa ban stokes a debate on rights and duties in the modern state.
Nasa’s Mars rover Opportunity is breaking new ground.
Pakistan plays a role in the story of ISIS founder Abu Musaab al Zarqawi.
At Glasgow, India’s weightlifters have come back into the game.
Because the GM question demands evidence-based policymaking, not corporate shills or NGO prejudices.
If Modi gets the world’s biggest power right, his pursuit of larger global goals will be that much easier.
Israelis and Palestinians must stop circling the grindstone of violence, remember the future
Modi-led BJP is pursuing an illogical and regressive anti-trade-facilitation stance at the WTO.
Our demand to demilitarise the Strip is not only for Israelis; it’s also for you, Fathi. We prefer happy neighbours to suffering neighbours.
BJP argument that solidarity with Palestine is tantamount to ‘appeasement’ of Muslims in India” makes it worse.
They must follow some protective protocols that are standard and mandatory.
It is important to look at what went wrong with the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.
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.