Is the Congress now entering a time when it will not be dominated by the Gandhi family? Is the period of the family's domination of the party – as Narasimha Rao had predicted in 1998 – coming to a close?
What’s most important is we learn from our many experiences of battling for change, and bring those learnings to bear on the work we will need to do in the next 25 years to make it to the horizon we wish to reach
A consumption tax based on concrete aspects of sustainability, and its local devolution, would create the right incentives for a scientific analysis of garbage and the logistics of its disposal.
Market based economic dispatch system may help governments to save revenue, but Centre needs to bring states on board
Abdul Khaliq writes: It was a meeting of unequals and an example of propitiation of the oppressor who calls the shots. But these luminaries should know that appeasement never works
What’s the fun in scoring three goals in 15 minutes and spending the rest of the 75 assured of victory?
With his Grameen Bank,Muhammad Yunus,winner of the Nobel Peace Prize,redefined the concept of lending. In this Idea Exchange moderated by Subhomoy Bhattacharjee,Deputy Executive Editor (The Financial Express),Yunus speaks about the current economic crisis and explains the role of micro-credit banks in dealing with poverty
Of late,our soft-spoken Prime Minister has begun using harsh languagenot about the enemies of the nation but about the leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.
Half way through this election campaign the only thing that can be said with certainty is that it has mostly been a bore.
Courage is not a prevalent virtue in our legal fraternity save some honourable exceptions.
If the first front is the UPA,then the second front is the NDA. The aim of the second front is to oust the first front.
As E-Day approaches,Indian politics appears to be having a nervous breakdown.
India and China have become – by objective standards – Americas most important allies in the 21st century.
The evening of the day of the shoe,CNN-IBNs 10 pm prime time show featured the following on-screen captions: Shoecide attack..
Documentary film maker Samar Minallahs video of the 17-year-old Chand Bibis public flogging was news that shook the world.
Apropos of your twin editorials Sole baring and Congresss choice,one lesson that can be drawn from the growing shoe-chucking…
A few days back I wrote in these columns cautioning against failure of the twin duties to preserve our democratic polity…
For close to a quarter of a century the Congress has been in a state of denial.
In December 2000,General Assembly asked Secretary General to prepare a roadmap for implementing this declaration.
It is unfortunate that a journalist behaved in an indecent manner,by throwing shoe at the home minister.
This has been the most media-glutted election in Indian memory,with the proliferation of television channels and digital…
Congressmen like Mani Shankar Aiyar,Jairam Ramesh and Arjun Sengupta have bowled a googly in saying that the grand old party…
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The Taliban attacking Chakwal is understandable. A village with a history of co-existence would provoke the worst in fanatics of all kinds.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change head and climate change leader will soon leave for the 30th session of the IPCC in Turkey…
Recently,Nepals finance minister and a senior Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai asked leaders not to visit India and instead make indigenous…
With the end of apartheid,people said,South Africa would crumble under racial violence.
Election season in the worlds largest and most diverse democracy ought to be the perfect stage for a display of leadership…
Apropos of your twin editorials Sole baring and Congresss choice,one lesson that can be drawn from the growing shoe-chucking incidents…
The latest issue of Organiser carries a detailed interview with newly-elected RSS general secretary Bhayyaji Joshi.
In news rooms,board rooms and drawing rooms across Pakistan,a new conversation is finally underway.