The writer is the Vice-President of India.
To build New India, today’s youth must look back at Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandra Shekhar Azad for inspiration.
Remembering Emergency: The people must stay at the forefront of protecting democracy.
Rights and responsibilities must be harmonised for the sake of democracy. It would be appropriate for the media to dedicate itself to the promotion of Truth in a Responsible and Professional manner.
On World Health Day, government must redouble efforts to provide quality healthcare, people must make lifestyle changes.
A multilingual and multicultural world will be possible only by strengthening individual mother languages.
Swami Vivekananda’s teachings have become all the more relevant today in the wake of attempts by fissiparous forces to impede progress.
That’s what I learnt from Ramnath Goenka and 40 years of public life... We must debate, discuss, decide and deliver.
India owes an immeasurable debt to Sardar Patel’s leadership, vision and pragmatism.
Let us strive to usher in his Ram Rajya — egalitarian, clean, non-sectarian.
Let’s celebrate progress made by literacy programmes, learn from their success and failures, and chalk out ways to reach new learners
Article 352 of the Constitution, which vested powers with the president to declare Emergency because of threat to the country’s security due to external aggression or war or armed rebellion (internal disturbances) was misused in 1975.
Rapid urbanisation brings with it enormous challenges. The Modi government has framed the agenda to meet them
The silence of the human rights activists after an attack in which security forces are killed is telling
The people want development. And corruption-free governance. That’s the message from Uttar Pradesh
BJP’s victory in recent polls demolishes theories that its fortunes would decline after demonetisation
From ‘anar dada’ of Banaskantha to Vadodara’s ‘highway messiah’ and the oldest woman exponent of Kalaripayattu, this year’s award-winners can inspire us all.
At the halfway-mark, the Modi government has brought transparency, bolstered the economy and focused on the welfare of the vulnerable
With a commitment to empowering the citizen and fighting graft, Narendra Modi carries forward Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s vision for governance
Demonetisation is aimed at a behavioural change necessary for building a new India.
The fight against black money is a mahayagna. Let us all join to celebrate this festival of integrity.
VS Naipaul who passed away on Saturday (August 11) occupied a rather curious place. Never the one to mince words, Naipaul had often been scathing not only against his peers but also against the place he belonged to.