That image from Constitution Club hurts a nation that celebrates the 72nd anniversary of its freedoms
Today, India seems more at ease with itself and the world.
A stable government helps India show the world that freedom and prosperity can travel together
Front page of The Indian Express on August 15, 1978
Exports apart, the Modi government should not lose sight of the need to maintain macroeconomic stability
Social empowerment remains a distant dream for millions
On August 15, Bangladesh mourns the death of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The country is set to achieve his vision of Shonar Bangla.
In my film, I tried to deal with the issues of social harmony that have been on my mind for three decades. As Indians, we must ask these questions, even if there is no single answer.
Skimming the solar corona, Nasa’s Parker solar probe will help us understand the most important star in our skies
What ‘members only’ means in the new world
Coordinated probe of radical Hindu outfits by police teams is a reassuring first step. It must continue, law must take its course
Time-bound social audit of childcare homes is welcome. What is needed more is a recognition of rights of those they shelter
Somnath Chatterjee’s differences with CPM highlighted contradictions that still plague the party
Front page of The Indian Express on August 14, 1978
Congress’ stand on NRC reeks of its communal and opportunistic politics.
Arguments against those with disabilities pursuing medicine are prejudiced
Students’ protests may have dwindled. But ruling Awami League must see they reflected deep discontents
There is an urge now to separate VS Naipaul’s creative writing from the political. But you have to take his worldview and the flashlight with which he exposed hypocrisies as one entity.
Why does India have 14 of the world’s 20 cities with highest air pollution when it has set limits and stipulated strict criminal punishments to enforce them? And what’s a possible solution?
Front page of The Indian Express on August 13, 1978
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.