The IL&FS trouble exposes the weakness in financial regulatory architecture

Government has forgotten that children have a first right to nation’s resources

E-learning, smart tutorials make IT education accessible

Hussaini Brahmins, various Hindu figures mark Muharram

elgaar parishad case: SC reserves order on plea seeking special probe into arrests of activists
The Urdu Press

Inquilab, in its editorial comment on September 7, writes: “Undoubtedly, homosexuality is a very old disease. Holy texts of India have mentioned it as such.”

Naomi Osaka in tears during the trophy ceremony of the US Open. (Source: USA Today Sports)
Fallibility of a champion

At the US Open, Serena Williams was on the wrong side of the rules.

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
Go figure

In the years that India has grown fastest, its share in the suicides of women worldwide has skyrocketed.

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No right of way for the majority

By rejecting homogenisation of cultures, Supreme Court’s verdict on Section 377 has upheld the rights of religious minorities.

When it came to building bridges, roads or dams, there was hardly any creative input from any IIT. (Illustration: C R Sasikumar)
A higher policy burden

Top-down, centrally managed policies oppress India’s education sector. More autonomy, radical restructuring of goals, enlightened leadership are necessary for a turnaround

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
Not by MSPs

If farmers are to be paid remunerative rates, the best way to do it is not through distorting but by liberating the markets.

Chief Minister Nilamani Routray, told his party colleague A N Singh Deo, in the Orissa Assembly that the government had received reports of “efforts to reorganise and regroup Naxalites in the southern districts of the state.
Forty Years Ago: September 14, 1978

The flood situation in Malda and Murshidabad remained more or less unchanged, according to latest official reports.

Hard and narrow

BJP chief is right, Akhlaq’s death may not have lost party votes. But is this the victory ‘sabka saath sabka vikas’ stands for?

Telescope: Taste of diversity

Bharat Bandh was all over the place, Masterchef Australia turned a corner.

Allegations on Rafale deal don't match with facts: IAF deputy chief
In public interest

In Rafale case, Supreme Court has to weigh the imperatives of public debate against its stated position of discouraging frivolous PILs.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Note from Rajan

Former RBI governor points to the several guilty in the bad loans mess. Government must listen to him.

The first lynching

Three years after the murder of Mohammad Akhlaq, there is no remorse in his village. There is a sense of menace.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Second act

From name-calling and threatening war, Trump-Kim have come a long way. This story is far from over.

September 13, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Chinese threat

Speaking at a lunch in honour Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the Kremlin, Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko said China’s aggressive designs and hegemonic policy were increasingly manifest now.

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The commission’s omissions

Law panel’s recommendations on personal law are selective, ill-judged.

Reform that isn’t

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code showcases an NDA syndrome: Policies implemented without analysis.

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View from the Right: Re-imagining 9/11

The 9/11 in 1893 was represented by Swami Vivekananda, a Hindu and Bharatiya, at Chicago in the Parliament of Religions where the message of love triumphs hate. On the other hand, the 9/11 of 2001 was represented by Islamists who disseminated the message of violence and division.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
No, chief minister

Insensitively implemented in Assam, extension of NRC to other states would only magnify a disturbing situation.

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A perilous edge

India’s economy suffers from systemic failures. The major responsibility lies with a decade of high interest rates set by RBI.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Dial a service

Delhi government has made a new promise. Its success, and failure, will be tracked in a fast urbanising country.

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