The leaving out of relatives of ministers and chief ministers is also a welcome departure from the norm in India.
Hopefully, the prime minister will now put his words into action.
Their resistance against the dictatorial regime of Saddam Hussein is well chronicled, but one should also look at the relative peace and prosperity of Kurdistan.
Bhargava’s accomplishment should inspire others to emulate him.
Whether Paraskar is guilty or not should be left to the court to decide.
The correct decision THIS refers to ‘An old programme, a new chapter’ by Saritha Rai (IE, July 28). By retaining the UPA’s flagship project — Unique Identification Authority of India — Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shown that he does not believe in petty politics. He set great store by its usefulness for the country […]
hough strong relations with the US are certainly important, they cannot come at the cost of food security for our poor.
The behaviour of Shiv Sena MPs who force fed a catering supervisor fasting for Ramzan is despicable.
The Centre has no right to interfere in the religious affairs of any community.
This refers to the editorial, ‘Look within’ (IE, July 18).
Improved maritime cooperation will also open opportunities for substantial economic cooperation for both nations.
Israel’s use of disproportionate force in response to a barrage of missile strikes by Hamas is unwarranted.
Increased attention to the Bay of Bengal region will not only help India improve its maritime ties.
The Argentines played their hearts out but a few misses proved costly for the football-crazy nation of Diego Maradona.
It is a coincidence that Zohra Sehgal was born a year before the birth of Indian cinema and she has passed away a year after it turned a hundred.
Delhi should earnestly take up their cases with Riyadh to ensure their release and safe return.
The Congress needs to get real and engage in some introspection if it wants to bounce back.
Harsh Vardhan’s regressive comments on sex education might have been welcome in the 19th century.
The UPA gave Jains minority status and Jats OBC status just before the general elections but suffered a historical defeat even in Haryana, west UP and Rajasthan.
The decision to roll back the fare hike for Mumbai’s suburban railways is definitely not a welcome one.
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There are hundreds of similar illegal buildings in Mumbai. Will the SC order the demolition of all?
Future profits can then be used to expand the rail network and revamp its safety architecture.
‘The Iraq crisis has once again brought to the fore weaknesses in India’s foreign and economic policies and its vulnerability to external shocks.’
The crisis could be halted if Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rises to the occasion to inspire confidence among all people.