In an Organiser article Is electronic rigging subverting electoral mandate G.V.L Narasimha Rao writes….
This is the fifteenth meeting with my Pakistani counterpart I dont see any reason to sit for the twentieth time to discuss the draft of the joint statement….
Two welcome developments over the last couple of days have come as some relief to a beleaguered nation beset with anxiety about swine flu.
A leader of the Bar,Fali S. Nariman,commenting on the Rajya Sabhas refusal to grant leave to introduce the Judges (Declaration of Assets and Liabilities) Bill 2009…
Heres my agreement with Shekhar Gupta (A new Project Pakistan; Indian Express; August 8): I would not just want a green card or H-1B to migrate.
The fear surrounding the H1N1 virus is justified . The question is how organisations like the WHO failed to advise and coordinate restrictions on travelling from countries…
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy claims that the strategic relationship with the US is reducing India into a subordinate ally…
As India and China continued their seemingly endless negotiations on the boundary dispute last week in Delhi,there was another event in faraway Cochin at the southern tip of the subcontinent.
There are three lessons to learn from the 1987-’89 drought policy in addition to the policies already announced.
Shekhar Guptas assessment that Indo-Pak relations are bedevilled by the anti-Indian virus in the mind of the Pakistani establishment is correct….
There are enough simple fixes for policing problems. Better training,for one….
The public response to climate change is way ahead of the political debate….
Swine flu or sex flu? If its H1N1 youre looking to,then of course you must choose the news channels which are spreading it as far and wide…
We mail,we blog,we twitter. Yet,it is on mornings like that of August 6,that we stop taking for granted how dependent we are on technology.
Whether judges should be required to reveal their assets is thought provoking….
The West Bengal Governor,Gopal Gandhi,has powerfully stated a widely perceived truth.
Top Hollywood earners make more than $100 million dollars annually. But how does its Bollywood brethren fair?
Crimes by the young in our major metros are becoming increasingly common.
In the week that we finally passed a law making primary education compulsory,it would be churlish of me to write only bad things about the abysmal state of Indian education. So good things first.
Why does India think Pakistan will prosecute and convict Hafeez Saeed? What if Pakistan were to turn around and make a similar demand of India…
More skeletons are tumbling out of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes,following the arrest of Buta Singhs son. A long-standing feud between Singh…
SCENE 1. Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) near Kashmiri Gate,Delhi: I have come to meet Sanjeev Sahai,my former colleague in the PMO who is now CEO…
Please speak louder,said one of the two doctors on the panel of CNN-IBNs Face the Nation,to the shows anchor.
Indias Asian well-wishers hope that in acting quickly on the Korean deal,the UPA government is signalling a strong commitment to East Asian regionalism.
Tiruvalluvar was a poet-saint who wrote for all humanity. A figure like him is universal and cannot be claimed by any one community alone.
The impact of Al-Azhar University on the Egyptian way of life and Islam in general is a role model for most nations which have a sizable Muslim population.
The Pakistan Peoples Party government finally seems to have resolved to question former military dictator Pervez Musharraf.
On the night of August 7,2008,Russias 58th Army crossed over Georgias internationally recognised borders. Thus began what the evidence…
This is very serious. Britain has long been populated by three warlike tribes,the Scots,the English and the Welsh. Much of British history consists…
Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh appear to make a perfect team.
The recent episode over the Judges (Declaration of Assets & Liabilities) Bill is a reminder of just how difficult genuine judicial reform is going to be.
Imagine a world where everyone has to wear a size 40 shirt. Might be the right size for some,but the rest would face a dilemma of sorts.
It is really unfortunate that the Maharashtra government proposes collective punishment on entire villages where atrocities against Dalits are committed.
Sister Cyril claims herself to be a very practical human. She writes: "Look, I'm practical. Here we're all practical. A lot of foreigners go out to places like Eastern Bypass (in Kolkata), take one look at the living conditions and say, 'poor things, poor things'. I say, don't pity them, do something for them!"