It is back because of rural-urban disparity. It draws attention to a contradiction in Hindutva worldview.
For most among us, faith would be bigger than science but faith masquerading as science is what we should all be wary of.
The brittle calm of the Darjeeling hills has been broken again. To defuse tensions, Central and state governments, and the GJM, will need to go beyond political point-scoring.
The final at The Oval brought out the best in the defeated Indian team. Pakistan rubbed the defeat in.
Modi and Trump must build on convergence between their nations’ interests.
The speeches of the BJP candidate from Pilibhit,Varun Gandhi,as reported by TV channels and newspapers,have attracted incensed reactions.
Over 2007-2008 the number of gang war related deaths has drastically increased; 2008 saw roughly 7000 dead.
Inescapably,most of the chatter at the two just concluded fashion weeks in Delhi was more about money and less about clothes.
The IPL is not merely a sporting event or business endeavour.
In an editorial in the special issue of the Organiser,titled Global Economic Crisis and Indias Geopolitical Concerns…
The urban poor are not a small group: more than a quarter of Indias urban population lives below the poverty line,according to a recent UN study.
Was it so difficult to postpone the tournament by a few weeks? Lok Sabha elections would certainly weigh more than cricket,but an alternative could have been worked out…..
Cricket cannot be given precedence over general elections. But then,there was no need to take the IPL out of the country…..
C. Raja Mohan | Raja-Mandala
In tune with Indias traditional emphasis on the middle path,the Congress leadership that stared down the nuclear opportunism of the CPM and BJP at home is now looking the non-proliferation ayatollahs,who are back in power in Washington,in the eye.
Yoginder k. Alagh|Charawak
Most real problems can in fact,be solved. Well,almost every problem. This man who has come for your vote can be a large part of the solution.
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy criticises the BJP for adopting a law will take its course stand with regard to the Varun Gandhi issue…..
Bollywoods record in politics is mixed
The Maoists divide and demolish game could have a dangerous fallout
Coomi Kapoor | Blog Bytes
Showing the speech once or twice is understandable,but telecasting it more than 20 times a day is not.
Using income,one way of defining middle class is in terms of how much of income is left over for discretionary expenditure,after paying for food and shelter.
Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Swaraj Aur Samvidhan
In the end one cannot avoid concluding that moving the IPL out reveals so much about Indian democracy.
TV news can turn the truly dreadful in this weeks context,the speech by that proud Indian Varun Gandhi…
Pakistans press is exulting at the restoration of Chief Justice Chaudhry in the wee hours of March 16,by PM Yousaf Raza Gilani.
Repealing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act is in Indias interest,and the way forward
Later this month,the Obama administration will unveil a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.
Now that the election fever is mounting by the minute and political parties are enlivening the scene by breaking up old marriages…
Kwame Nkrumah,the first prime minister of independent Ghana,was the original proponent of the United States of Africa dream…
The election commission must come out with elaborate guidelines on the code of conduct for administrative decision making.
History teaches that dividing society with an eye to power eventually invites ones own downfall.
Several features about the current economic crisis stand out. The first,of course,is the sheer scale of what preceded it,and the magnitude of what has happened in its wake…
HARNEET SINGH | FULLY FILMI
So Aamir Khan thinks that Shah Rukh Khan is bitter because some of his recent films have not done well at the box office.
YOGINDER K. ALAGH | CHARAWAK
In India the new air for some,is that you can break the law and get away with it.
The editorial in the latest issue of the Organiser,titled Why the Congress is gung-ho…
Now that the monumental Long March by Pakistans lawyers turned into his tour de force on March 16…
Should a judge be addressed as My Lord? Is it not a legacy of the colonial past? Is it not a symbol of servitude and slavery?
The eerie similarity between Sanjay Gandhi and Narendra Modis visions of order
It is ironical that Varun Gandhi would make a hate speech when his mother,Maneka Gandhi is a champion of animal rights and his late father Sanjay,despite the reputation he earned during the Emergency,never did so….
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece,Peoples Democracy attacks L. K. Advani for his opinion that the Indian polity can only be bipolar…..
As political turmoil envelops Madagascar Alia Allana brings you the background
It looks unlikely,as tens of thousands protest recent violence
While the Indian communists continue to peddle their sophomoric anti-Americanism,their counterparts in Beijing are relishing the renewed warmth between….