Army faces a tough mob in front of it. But it has more to fear from the mob behind it, egging it on
Lessons from the ’70s: How we tackled the food shortages
Government, security agencies must urgently address questions raised by the Assam fake encounter probe
K.P.S. Gill played a key role in carving Punjab's victory, though imperfect, against terrorism
A survey shows that it is numerically insignificant. The unusual attention that is being devoted to the practice is politically motivated and a waste of resources
There is a need to speak out when the state’s biases result in crime and impunity
The silence of the human rights activists after an attack in which security forces are killed is telling
As India shifts from reducing poverty to boosting a middle class, goals must be set for land, labour, capital
Caught between forecasts of growing demand and geopolitical uncertainty, the oil market is increasingly difficult to interpret
Anti-Congressism could not be a permanent strategy.
In the post-independence era, there has been perceptible economic and infrastructure development in the state of Assam.
The ostensible reason for the talks is the choice of a common Presidential candidate to contest against the NDA’s nominee.
Every time a new electoral defeat happens, venerable opposition leaders say exactly the same thing they have been saying since the Modi era began.
After conveying the recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee, the correct thing for the government to do is to do nothing.
The inflation forecast is the most important aspect of the most crucial economic decision that the RBI makes — it needs to be more in tune with reality.
Donald Trump crosses his first milestone, but is fiercely challenged along the way
It is disappointing that the Supreme Court should push for a Lokpal in the absence of a leader of Opposition
A new book shows how Jinnah’s broken marriage reflected the turbulent times
It can be the popular king of a growing game or the despised don of a dying sport
Policies of India, Pakistan on Kashmir appear to help each other’s case while keeping Kashmiris in limbo
The governing elites are in no mood to see a functioning ombudsman that will curb the power of the political executive.
It is unfair to question the capabilities of the CRPF after every Maoist ambush.
The 100-day benchmark was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when he took office in 1933, in the midst of his attempt to fight the Great Depression.
Indian and Soviet representatives signed three agreements, one of which will provide India credit of 250 million rouble (amounting to Rs 225 crore).
Vinod Khanna shone on the silver screen — and reflected a changing India.
Vinod Khanna was an artist confident enough to play second fiddle.
In current stock market rally, role of local investors provides comfort. But an economic rebound is still far.
Need to ask, on sidelines of triple talaq debate: Is polygamy constitutionally valid? Is it un-Quranic?
BJP’s new municipal councillors in Delhi and the AAP-run government must learn to work together.
Bastar is home to the insurgent’s death wish. And to a state unable, unwilling to reach out to the people.
We believe the appetite for Ramnath Goenka’s signature brand of courageous journalism permeates all languages
A frame can surprise you with an element you didn’t realise was there. A new way of seeing is poignant and powerful.
The promise of the then-PM to rebuild the mosque at the same site has yet to be fulfilled and there is no hope of that now.
Mobs across the Indian subcontinent are frequently projected as composed of faceless individuals, as collective expressions of spontaneous, righteous anger — almost like some ‘agent of God’.
But we still have the Indian Telegraph Act of 1885. It must be replaced, instead of piecemeal amendments
Its ‘cultural nationalism’ is pushing India into one of its worst crises
The Maoist attack in Sukma underlines that our internal security paradigm is well past its sell-by date
AAP’s MCD drubbing is an outcome of its inattention to the civic governance issues that it highlighted to rise to power.
The 10,000-run mark is spectacular. But the cricketer has already blazed a quieter trail.
It outlined a vision, but has failed to reveal the path.
Government action against Public Health Foundation of India appears arbitrary and opaque.