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….
Looking for speed-bumps in the 100-day plan
There is no alternative to dialogue with Pakistan. India must focus on the larger objective
Stupendous two days. Ill never forget these two days lived in love and trust and engaged in Hindu-Christian dialogue. This is how Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran….
Am I the only one shocked by an American official daring to suggest dialogue with Pakistan in the wake of the release of Hafiz Mohammad Saeed….
The newfound enthusiasm for the American fashion of a hundred-day programme shows an urgency by Manmohan 2.0….
L K Advanis aide Sudheendra Kulkarnis article hitting out at the RSS and suggesting the BJP tone down its Hindutva stance….
The form in which the BJP is coming to terms with its defeat explains why it deserved to lose. Many of the explanations have rightly focused on a number of factors.
It is fascinating how all the conversation around the new governments agenda,even the 100-day plans being drawn up…
As delegates from 182 countries meet in Bonn to discuss climate change,grassroots efforts are backing them up. Roz Savage….
Barack Obamas speech at Cairo University could mark a paradigm shift in US foreign policy. Obama made it clear that he would continue…..
From the point of view of a woman in public life,last weeks opening of the fifteenth Lok Sabha was uplifting.
A multilingual democracy such as ours is a wonderful thing,of course. But it can be a bit restrictive at times.
A little-known terror outfit has claimed responsibility for ramming an explosive-laden truck into the hotel blast…
Stealth and secrecy surrounded Indira Gandhis decision to devalue the currency
The exodus of internally displaced persons in Pakistan is one of the largest the world has seen
Unless our administration becomes more participatory,violence may be the only resort of the voiceless
To provide for additional seats in Parliament and state assemblies,and for double-member constituencies….
Peace in Sri Lanka couldnt happen while Prabhakaran lived
How under-appreciated Ruskin Bond is as a historian of our times
When I think of interactions between the media and sportsmen,the first one that always comes to mind is a hilarious cross-fire…
The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser,titled The focus now is on education and road…