Much has been made of Lebanons elections and their supposedly pro-Western result.
The UPA has promised a more transparent government,which makes open source software vital
All the soaring rhetoric from Yekaterinburg on the solidarity of the second tier powers against Anglo-Saxon hegemony cant hide one simple reality….
Arun Shourie talks back to the UPA agenda outlined in the presidents address. Excerpts:
With CPM workers and offices coming under attack in West Bengal,the lead editorial in the latest issue of party mouthpiece Peoples Democracy….
Shekhar Gupta has justifiably raked up some pertinent questions about our preparedness to deal….
How food security laws could hurt the poorest
Thirty years after the Revolution,it is time to let the genie out of the bottle in Iran
There is a rather odd interview Anand Sharma has given to Reuters.
The government must focus on healthcare as a priority industry and get out of the way
At least TV commercials have recovered some of their zany spirit
PM Madhav Nepal fails to inspire trust,and its the army which is being viewed as a stabilising force
Despite facing terrorist violence for decades,we are yet to evolve a clear policy and strong political will to deal with the menace….
The travails of organising pride week in India
The diminution of the humanities and liberal arts in India is astonishing
Of course,I would have liked the election results to have been the other way round. But,of the remaining alternatives,what the electorate has handed down is the best one.
There are a few historians in North Block. So it is doubtful that financial sector policy-makers will be familiar with a murder case that rocked Kolkata in 1873.
No doubt West Bengal has very often been witness to such violent scenes,be it in Nandigram,Khejuri or Singur….
On Yoga Day 2018, see photos that show the beauty of spiritual asanas
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.