Having suffered a major electoral defeat in Bangladeshs general elections,the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and the Jamaat-e-Islaami appear…
The first swine flu fatality means the government cant be complacent as to the actual number of the infected. It also exposes the laxity of state measures and the inability…
The government must,more actively,scan incoming passengers at airports. So far,this job has been confined to ineffective paperwork….
Resist the Waqf Boards attempt to grab our national heritage….
Tableware fashioned from fallen palm fronds in Karnataka is making waves in the US….
Peace looks unlikely in Nepal,if the Maoists make good on their threats….
The latest issue of CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy carries an article by general secretary Prakash Karat on the growing India-US ties…
Much as one believes that the prime minister is on to something through the Sharm el-Sheikh joint statement….
At least reality TV gives some back,compared to our depressing entertainment serials
Unless public opinion batters through this current political impasse,Copenhagen is unlikely to achieve much
The question of its ecological impact on the Yamuna has been pushed aside
Apart from the substance of Manmohan Singhs joint statement with the Pakistan PM,the question is….
Never before has there been such forthright judicial criticism of the legal profession
On Wednesday the Lok Sabha was to discuss the recent rise in prices. After all,whatever the official index may show,everyone who has to go out and shop…
Those who proudly flaunt Indias vibrant democracy were ashamed by the unruly scenes witnessed in the J&K Assembly. Displeasure with the Speakers ruling…
Many puzzling things have been said about our relations with Pakistan since the Sharm el-Sheikh engagement. Our Finance Minister told the Lok Sabha…
If Shiv Shankar Menon has been made the fall guy for the Indo-Pakistan joint statement in Sharm-el-Sheikh,Shyam Saran,the PMs envoy on climate change…
I am truly delighted by readers response to this series of articles on how to create better cities,and to the column that engendered the idea of the series.
China may be taking its first tentative baby steps to change its landmark one-child policy. In particular,Shanghai has indicated a relaxation in the policy by encouraging couples to have two children.
Till the PMs parliamentary address about the Sharm el-Sheikh joints statement,nobody,even many in his own party,appeared to believe him.
The McCain story is quite well known. I sometimes exchange cards with their Sahibs or with the Batas in CIGI meetings.
Why would you participate in a show that threatens to reveal your secrets,embarrass you,hurt people close to you?
Flashback to a couple of weeks. Vinod Kambli,former test cricketer,current occupant of hot seat on Indias newest reality show,clutching a large cross…
Indias first nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant has created anxious ripples in Pakistans strategic circles. Dawn on July 28 quoted their foreign office…
It may not be easy for most of us to recall how many reports Professor Yashpal has so far submitted to the government of India and other organisations.
It is fascinating that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh invoked the Vajpayee spirit to seek both inspiration and validation for his own move at Sharm el-Sheikh.
Setting up two more campuses for Aligarh Muslim University makes little sense….
Abdullah junior represents too much to quit now
The prime minister must use his political capital wisely on his big initiative….
Improving secondary education is not just a numbers game….
While the Indo-Pakistan joint statement following the meeting of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with the Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani….
A global emissions trading scheme will skew development,without a substantial tech-transfer component