Alluding to a certain communal incident in pre-Independent India’s Kerala, where it claimed Hindus were killed by Muslims, the magazine’s editorial claimed the riots showed that Hindus were once again at the receiving end.
Inadequacies in planning, regulation, policy and organisational structures in the teacher education space must be addressed, for the sake of the country’s future.
It is a concern for the rights of others that makes us human, humane beings. So, honourable (and dishonourable) apologists, please desist — I speak not merely although my rights are unaffected, but even because my rights are unaffected.
It is said when you educate a girl child, you educate an entire family. Let us all work together for the educational empowerment of all our girls and work towards making a New India.
The focus in the near future should to increase investments and facilitate credit for funding these productive assets so that India’s potential output growth can steadily rise.
Providing the government time to file FIRs “at an appropriate time” is deeply disturbing. The Court being the guardian of the Constitution and parens patriae of citizens of Delhi was bound to have acted with alacrity.
As it looks at the growing role of the private sector and the effort by nations like the UAE and Luxembourg, Delhi needs to move quickly towards a new model for India’s space activity.
There is ample ground to believe that no country, no city, and no region can survive without international cooperation. China has received different kinds of support from across the world.
Rahul Gandhi had declared, “I am against any sort of violence against anybody on this planet”. How about Delhi then? Is it still a part of this planet? Jamia? JNU? Gargi College? Or does he think that by doing nothing at all, he is still better than the photo-opportunist Arvind Kejriwal and the still-missing Amit Shah?
In an election year, the US needs to show that it is not fighting someone else’s battles and is making “sincere efforts” at peace-making.
Global experience shows that with the right public policies focusing on agriculture, improved sanitation, and women’s education, one can have much better health and well-being for its citizens, especially children.
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg offers an example of what is possible if society deems that “enough is enough” of “politics as usual” .
India’s citizenry is well and truly into a battle for constitutional values, which must be fought, most of all, with non-violent determination and vigour.
One of the reasons for Sanskrit being limited to a small circle of people was the narrow outlook of pandits. They never allowed the language to reach the common people
A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.
Price alone won’t determine a successful auction of Nirav Modi’s seized goods.
Modi has himself to blame. Not just for the horrible violence in Delhi in which over 40 people lost their lives, but also for the hate speeches he allowed his senior ministers to make.
BJP talks of Jogendra Nath Mandal to argue for CAA, while Yogi Adityanath calls him a traitor. Mandal must be seen in context of Partition, and a failed dream
One thing is clear. Delhi cannot go on having a dual government. Make it a state so the Chief Minister can take charge of security. The Central government is too remote.
There is growing suspicion that the BJP is working to a plan. The BJP is emboldened to pursue its partisan agenda owing to the massive majority it enjoys in the Lok Sabha and the fact that Lok Sabha elections are four years away.