CJI-led bench’s remarks risk perpetuating retrograde notion of marriage as payoff for rape. Onus is on court to undo damage
Chhapra college teachers did what Indians do: Break into a gig. Why is that an offence?
NGT’s callous dismissal of petitions, recourse to technicalities, is a betrayal of its mandate
In upcoming assembly elections, contests and issues vary. But it will be BJP vs Opposition, Centre vs state
The excise duty, which often acted as a “catalyst” to inflation has been virtually left untouched for the purpose of revenue.
Finance Minister R Venkataraman sacrificed Rs 115 crore in revenue to free some 14-lakh people from the middle class from income tax burdens.
By opening its doors to those like Chourasia in MP, Congress shows it is losing touch with what it was, what it wants to be
After severe contraction, economy is expected to return to pre-COVID levels. But stress points remain
With Ashwin, master off-spinner who seems always a student, the best is yet to be
Decision to recommit to 2003 ceasefire opens possibilities that must be carefully built upon, not lost, by both countries.
In meeting ambitious vaccination targets, attention must be paid to lessons of first phase, and glitches ironed out.
Pakistan’s military regime has arrested 21 more political figures bringing the number of those detained to 30, while anti-government demonstrations spread to Karachi. Five students were arrested when they set an army major’s jeep on fire.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and publisher, recognised the spirit of the Beat Generation and nurtured it.
Pakistan PM’s Colombo visit affirms enduring ties. Minister Jaishankar’s Maldives trip signals Delhi is leaving nothing to chance.
Light touch or blunt instrument? New rules to regulate social media and OTT draw the lines between Big Tech and government.
A note in Edvard Munch’s iconic painting bares the anxieties of an artist, his fear of madness.
Court sets aside decision to dissolve Parliament, but political reconciliation within ruling party seems unlikely.
Judge Dharmender Rana’s verdict granting bail to Disha Ravi underscores what judiciary can — and should — do today.
It is happening within 30 km of Delhi — brick kiln labourers are being bought and sold all over Haryana.
Rising fuel prices are inflationary, hurt consumers. Government must focus on improving direct tax and GST compliance.
Bail for Varavara Rao is welcome. Tougher questions must be asked when accused are in custody for extended periods of time
Chaat vendors in a UP town battled over customers and launched a thousand memes.
Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev made a major overture to the US, expressing readiness for a summit meeting with President Ronald Reagan, and willingness to reopen strategic arms talks.
In the middle of what seems like an everlasting prime, the Big Three still rule the game.
Niti Aayog draft policy on migrant workers is a prompt to reimagine labour-capital relations