Not just infrastructure and process revamp, we also need reforms in curriculum and teacher education.
If RSS is interested in true nation-building, it should prevent ruling dispensation from continuing the colonial policy of divide and rule.
It is the strongest signal yet that no corporate is ‘too big to fail’ and that there are no state guarantees for them.
It has great political significance, challenges the anti-people, anti-national policies of the government.
Mention the Great Game and our gaze turns naturally towards Afghanistan and Central Asia.
Deras mushroom in Punjab because of entrenched discrimination
The voters verdict: sober governance helps,shrillness does not. Moderation is a virtue
In Peoples Democracys first edition after the election results,General Secretary Prakash Karat admits that the CPMs efforts to project a national non-Congress..
Arun Shourie delivered a memorial lecture at the The United Services Institute in honour of their former Director,Maj. General Samir Sinha.
It is deeply sad that a most gloriously inventive,radical and genuinely pious religious community like the Sikhs now seems to be frequently hostage to a regime of internal intolerance.
From LTTE to Taliban and Indias Maoists,militant groups in South Asia want self-rule rather than state capture
A rough draft for political change already exists in the accord of 1987
What will news do now that all drama has been wrung out from cricket and elections?
The barbaric killing of 16 cops,including five women,by Naxalites in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra should be condemned….
Oaths with God: a sign of accommodationist secularism
The party needs to rethink its agenda and its manner
Did the PM express reservations against including A Raja and T R Baalu in his council of ministers?
They are known to fight over films and men but this is really the first instance of two actresses in a free-for-all over an endorsement.
A Delhi HC judge recently took the very progressive step of scolding marriage officers for sending prior notices of weddings to the couples’ residences.
It did not take too long for S M Krishna,a self-confessed rookie on diplomatic front,to lay out his worldview over the weekend.
I agree with the observation that insurgent groups must learn to ultimately transform themselves….
Dynastic politics isnt a problem its a symptom
Pranab Mukherjees first task will be to prevent a fiscal crisis
Doon School will have a larger representation in the 15th Lok Sabha than ever before.
May 16 has reinforced my two inter-related beliefs about the behaviour of the Indian voter.
It was not so much Dr Manmohan Singhs new ministers but the Tamil tableau that enthralled me last week.
I once met an LSE alumnus who had become a millionaire by restoring the fortunes of firms gone broke.
The 2009 elections have again demonstrated the inscrutability of our voters.
Watching Kris Allen beat Adam Lambert to win the title of American Idol was like witnessing a Maruti 800 steal a march over a Porsche.