Rajasthan proposes weekend sermons in schools. There are better ways to strengthen the moral fibre
Individuals like Mariam Khatoon, Yashpal Saxena and Imam Rashidi show the way to a more humane society
Killing of well-known writer, Shahzahan Bachchu, is a grim portent in election year in Bangladesh.
Prepare to be riveted by a football World Cup that features a bevy of contenders, all at the peak of their powers
Simona Halep, Anthony Bourdain exemplify the complexity of ‘mental strength’
In the end, what he is doing may have more significance than who he is
The very essence of an open, democratic society is that different groups are allowed to agitate their concerns and demands before the relevant authorities. This is what the democratic ethos is all about.
Adivasi agitation in northern Telangana frames a complex policy and political challenge
In Singapore, defying odds and cynicism, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un take a welcome step together
Recently announced lateral entry of 10 joint secretaries at the Centre is a remarkable opportunity to rethink the structure of the state and what we want from it.
Rate increase by RBI highlights conflict between its role as banking regulator and government’s debt manager
For those exiled from Shillong over the decades by a xenophobic politics, a willful amnesia has been the only way to move on.
He fuses dominance and endurance like no other player. But even he will need to pick and choose his battles to go on
In the course of one morning in Singapore, US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have begun to loosen a deeply entrenched and hostile relationship.
Sachin’s son has had a net-side view of the action. Now he is on the field.
We have, indeed, entered a regime of “permanent surpluses” in most crops — a reality our policymakers are unable to grasp, stuck as they are in the era of the Essential Commodities Act.
Trump is unravelling world order with energy of a maladjusted infant, could unseat Kim in tinpot tournament.
Delhi statehood issue requires patient dialogue. Combative politics does not bode well for such a conversation.
Simultaneous elections will go against Constitution’s basic structure.
Lateral entry into senior levels of bureaucracy is a good idea. Policy-making, implementation increasingly need specialists.
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.