Nitin Gadkari,a surprise choice pushed for BJP president,started his stewardship with a song and dance drama…
While language as the basis for redrawing Indias political map was accepted generally even if it was enforced belatedly…
When the best minds of a society begin to substitute argument by fear,it reflects a larger crisis. This was my first reaction after reading Pratap Mehtas article…
By the time I got there,the fire at the Marfin Egnatia Bank on Stadiou Street had been extinguished,but the smell of the…
Stray comments are often played up to reinforce stereotypes against Muslims…
Walking up 72nd Street and Central Park West in New Yorks Manhattan,Ive always been impressed by the Dakota,built in 1884,where the figure of a Dakota Indian keeps watch. Its high gables,deep roofs,profusion of dormers,terracotta panels,niches and balconies give it a German Renaissance character,yet its influenced by French architectural trends. Rich and famous artists have lived […]
Any country that allows its laws and social customs to be dictated (or defied) by peasants and half-literate priests deserves to be called primitive.
The five days after polls closed on May 6 in the UK proved to be not only exciting but also quite revolutionary….
The demise last week of Acharya Mahapragya,the legendary Jain spiritual leader,received paltry and perfunctory coverage in our mass media….
As long as he was the National Security Adviser (NSA),MK Narayanan,who has been IB chief under four prime ministers,made sure that our internal security agency was kept on its toes….
Sounds like Delhi traffic….
It is really astonishing that khap panchayats,which encourage honour killings,are getting support from the Congress MP from Kurukshetra,Naveen Jindal….
New mining regulations must channel benefits to local communities….
In order to understand why the now under fire Jairam Ramesh is so often a figure of controversy,one has to only analyse the larger context of his politics…..
The broadcast industry blames audience research agencies now,but the whole system was geared to their convenience….
Things are beginning afresh in Britain,but Clegg and Cameron have difficult economic burdens to shoulder….
During a visit to PPPs traditional pocketborough of Hyderabad last week,Pakistans PM Yousaf Raza Gilani announced the citys old administrative status would be restored….
Looking away from the real numbers only perpetuates oppressive power relations….
The Sofia match was a dramatic war of wills between two entirely dissimilar players….
With a political leadership that believes more in vested interests than principles and ideals,the casteism at the official level (census) will only strengthen…
When did we start weighing modernity against popular support?
For all the current fuss,Britain is historically familiar with election turmoil….
After the Times Square scare,the US administration is mulling an exception to Miranda rules….
A census is the process of recording facts as they exist. This record is used for various purposes,planning being one of them. That caste exists in our country is a fact….
For its governments sake,the Congress needs to create space to debate policy internally…
Indians who reject caste must stand up and be counted….
Greeces trillion dollar bailout comes with strings attached….
Karzai is being feted by the US this week. Will it help?….
The recent issues of Organiser and Panchajanya,the RSS organs in English and Hindi respectively,have detailed interviews with BJP president Nitin Gadkari as the cover feature….
The decision to,in principle,enumerate caste in the Census is a monumental travesty.
Khalid Khawaja,a former air force officer and known sympathiser of the Taliban,was killed by a group of Punjabi sectarian terrorists on April 30.