The police detects crime and maintains law and order, while a prison officer reforms and rehabilitates offenders. One person cannot do both jobs.
Shyam Saran writes: At the climate change negotiation table, India needs to safeguard its interests and enhance its development prospects.
Rajmohan Gandhi writes: PM Modi has a lot in common with the former US president and the Republican Party’s submission to Trump is bound to invite questions about the BJP.
There is no doubt that women can help to drive change and bring about lasting change as the jan andolan of swachhta, health and sanitation gains momentum
Given India’s investment in Bajwa and his “hand of peace in all directions” doctrine, understanding how an earlier phase of bilateral ties progressed and sputtered out may be instructive
Collaborator of cinematic geniuses like Luis Bunuel, Jacques Tati, Peter Brook and Abbas Kiarostami, the late screenwriter was a remarkable storyteller.
The state’s local bodies’ polls have made it clear that most farmers support the BJP and PM Modi.
Neither country must lose the hope and momentum generated by the ceasefire agreement, despite likely setbacks.
Scant judicial attention has been paid to the casteist and patriarchal underpinnings of consent
Domicile-based preferential policies indict the economy as a whole, suggesting a pessimism about both education and job creation
Robust IP laws will spur innovations required to deal with a pandemic
Enhanced cooperation on bilateral and multilateral issues, including trade, investment, global vaccine distribution and climate change, would strengthen the strategic logic underpinning this partnership.
Like its predecessors, the NEP 2020 fails to propose and uphold a multilingual approach to education.
The new rules expand the government’s already considerable control over digital entities and will likely affect freedom of expression and privacy.
NITI Aayog’s draft report is well-intentioned. But its failure to address the policy distortions at the root of migrant workers’ issues cannot be overlooked
Education cannot —and must not – be delinked from politics and its contestations
The Narendra Modi stadium is a symbol of how citizens have become mere spectators to politics, which is, increasingly, a game controlled by corporate sponsors
A UK court ordering the fugitive businessman’s return is a reminder that the corrupt will face justice under the Narendra Modi government.
Relief at disengagement must be tempered by the fact that it is just the latest act in the ongoing drama being played out by China.
Evidence suggests that citizen participation in budgeting and closer engagement in the monitoring of civic works results in better outcomes and fewer leakages.
Australia has not embraced cultural and ethnic diversity in parliament to the same degree as Britain and the US, where Indian-origin politicians were elected to government as early as the 1890s and 1957, respectively
Once a knowledge economy role model for other developing nations, India lost its leading position due to flight of homegrown talent and stiff competition from China
How India and China succeeded in working out a disengagement plan on the LAC
To ensure that the public health goals of vaccination are achieved, the government must put in place checks to ensure compliance of screening procedures, vaccination protocols and proper monitoring of AEFIs.
The acquittal of Priya Ramani can be a real opportunity for us to make sexual consent a dialogue in the broader public sphere where stories shared by women without fear of retaliation through legal means can become catalysts for change.