For the patchy beginnings of opposition unity to grow into something more, quantity must gather political quality.
Politics in Bengal is about total domination by Party, irrespective of party in power.
A new Niti Aayog report should occasion reflection and reform of systems of water governance in the country
If Delhi’s bureaucrats look partisan, they have themselves to blame. They can fix that
Reaction to Albert Einstein’s seemingly racist diary entries reveals much about the nature of adulation
Delhi saga showcases poison of recrimination, institutional subversion, pettiness at highest levels
For POCSO Act to effectively protect children, it should go beyond death penalty
The majority opinion at the meeting of the extended Congress Working Committee seemed to be that unity talks with Congress (I) should be discontinued unless the initiative for unity comes from Mrs Gandhi.
India has the chance to foster connectivity and strategic cooperation across Asia. Here, too, China seems to be racing ahead.
A pre-poll national alliance, as opposed to regional alliances, is not consistent with the autonomous aspirations of people. If it hasn’t happened naturally in the past, the BJP is now making it happen by usurping the rights of the states as it did in Delhi.
Narendra Modi devised an inclusive strategy in 2014. He reached out to the Dalit voters. He downplayed anti-Muslim sentiments. He modernised the BJP by remaking its image as a tech-savvy party with social media and holograms. This captured the youth vote.
India’s bumbling with Maldives is a warning — Delhi has few cards to play, seems intent on squandering even those
Delhi’s ongoing pollution problem underlines the urgency of a coordinated year-round strategy
This World Cup, Kerala waits again for Argentina vs Brazil
With volatility in global currency markets up again, debate on rupee’s correct value has restarted
His Beijing visit is likely to resonate in Kathmandu’s relations with Delhi.
Rajinikanth’s ‘Kaala’ is a political film that mirrors the social and economic questions of our time.
The murder of Shahjahan Bachchhu pierces the complacency that had set in with regard to the terrorism challenge, as Bangladesh braces for political turbulence ahead of polls.
The United Nations released its first ever report on human rights violations in the Kashmir Valley. It recommends a commission of inquiry into the ‘excessive use of force’ by Indian security forces.
The Congress war room is working on a strategy that an anti-BJP alliance should field joint candidates for 403 seats in 15 states in the next parliamentary elections.
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.