The moot point is whether the action against Hafiz Saeed is indicative of a new direction in Pakistan’s counter-terrorism policy, or merely a tactical ploy, as before, to escape economic sanctions.
All this may point towards Pakistan adopting a more rational course in J&K and preventing situations which it will clearly be in no position to handle.
India is a unique country with respect to wildlife conservation. Despite a billion people we still have most of our large wildlife species.
The animals that Harappans kept and consumed is rather well known. What is less known is the range of wild animals enjoyed by them and the fact that these contributed greatly to their diet.
The threat to the sovereignty of India and China does not come from occasional statements by the White House, resolutions in the US Congress or stinging editorials from the New York Times. The real threat to their sovereignty comes from policies that deepen internal conflicts.
‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan’ proves that a mainstream film featuring a gay couple is no longer ahead of its time
Leaders of almost all political parties who had a meeting with Union home minister Zail Singh in Gauhati agreed to accept 1971 as the basic year for settling the foreigners issue in this state.
Rajasthan government must act quickly and firmly to punish violence against Dalits
Violence over CAA threatens capital’s social fabric. Neither state nor Centre can or should wash their hands of it
At the very least, India must push for diversified oil imports and higher FDI and FII investments linked with technology transfers. Despite the government’s efforts to enhance foreign investments, new data suggests that FDI flows have slowed down to a trickle — at $8 billion in the last nine months.
Myths are as much a part of the world of gastronomy as aromas and flavours. The rules of the table are not just about the rigid separation between savoury and sweet courses, they are also about identities and power structures.
The meeting called by Jagjivan Ram to consult his 200-odd supporters, mostly defeated Janata Party MPs, to review their association with the Janata Party will continue tomorrow.
Trump administration seems supportive of India as part of its Indo-Pacific strategy, while also counting gains for itself.
It is important to engage with students in all circumstances. The worst is to act or even appear to be partisan. It helps to be endearing and friendly with those who do not agree with you.
Justice Srikrishna sees the shadow of Big Brother in reworked data protection bill. His concern is not misplaced.
Open-ended procurement of paddy and wheat at MSPs out of sync with market prices is unsustainable.
The Indian family is evolving. Don’t blame affluence for divorce.
There is an urgent need for communities to reclaim the rights to planning for their resources. Exclusion of the right to plan is part of ‘untouchability’. The government as well as the authorities concerned need to enable this right to planning to the communities.
With increasing human population and targeted increase of all wildlife, it is becoming more and more difficult to find the required land to do both of these.
India is a civilisation. It does not need a single story of its Nationhood. India is large enough to accommodate many stories of Nationhood. Indeed each linguistic region has its own story of Nationhood. That is its strength. The task is to weave these multiple regional stories into a rich garland that is India.