The most significant cost will be the hardship and suffering caused to genuine Indian citizens without adequate documentary proof of their citizenship.
IIT-Kanpur needs to embrace students who protested CAA by singing Faiz poem, not probe them
With revenues falling well short of expectations, the Centre may have to cut back on spending in order to meet the fiscal deficit target.
In the historical context, we are justified in helping the persecuted minorities in the three countries but why do we have to mess with the spirit of our Constitution by bringing in religious identity for citizenship?
Our language is tainted and crippled by being pressed into the service of inhumanity.
A prime minister in the 1980s had famously said that of every rupee spent by the government, only 15 paise reached the intended beneficiaries. This statement symbolised the skew in emphasis on “policy” in favour of “implementation”.
What is going on these days seems tawdry in comparison. Will the Brexit debate be remembered 10 years hence when people discuss democracy? Or the impeachment of President Trump? And what about our own numerous enumerations, our inclusions and exclusions, national registers and citizenship bills, desi and immigrant?
The financial system remains choked. And a broad-based pick up in growth is unlikely in the near term. Reviving the investment cycle requires more than just ambitious targets.
Centre must respond to the Kerala assembly resolution on CAA with sensitivity and care.
Unpredictable and self-aware, Virat continues to push the envelope.
It is evident that international collaborations in S&T innovation is not merely cosmetic. Today, it is a necessity. No nation alone has the capacity, infrastructure and human resources to address the massive challenges that the earth and mankind faces, threatening our very existence.
The Janata has gained in certain states since the nomination by the Congress-I of Sanjay Gandhi and some familiar Emergency faces for the forthcoming elections.
Departmentalism is worse than it was in the 1950s. And much worse than it was in 1905, when the Railway Board was formed. However, the Railway Board went through a major change in 1951. It was time for another change in 2019 and HR reform feeds into that.
In 2019, it was not just people versus government, but one definition of people jostling against another.
Women are not the only ones we discriminate against. Brahmanical leadership in thought will be changed to take advantage of the large Adivasi and Dalit population as another great asset for growth.
A year which began with people electing a government with a large mandate ended with some of them talking back to it.
NITI Aayog’s SDG report sheds light on uneven progress in states, suggests roadmap for intervention.
Trump and Obama are tied in a race. Neither liberals nor conservatives can claim full victory.
UP, the home state of Prime Minister Charan Singh and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi — both of whom are locked in a grim battle — may also decide who would be the next PM because of the number of parliamentarians the state sends to the Lok Sabha.
Let us reach out to a citizen of our country who is “not like us”. Let’s listen to who she or he really is. Let’s start a national listening movement. And lead the world to an International Listening Day.