India needs to revive, strengthen and reinforce the ideals of pluralism and decentralisation of power, not abandon parliamentary system for a presidential form of government
The pandemic may change the world for the better or worse, but, as we go through these times, we must all find our own silver lining.
The rest of India should imagine a lockdown without free speech and expression or access to newspapers, television, mobile telephones, Internet, hospitals, police stations, courts and elected representatives. That is the situation today.
Let Muslims join in building the temple and when it is ready let both communities come together to build a mosque on the other bank of the Saryu river.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra may have lost a prized Lutyens address in the heart of Delhi, but her new residence, which she purchased many years back, does have compensations.
Justice Basu says that as a judge he went on to deal with many cases of alleged torture. However, piecemeal actions are hardly the solution, the 85-year-old says.
Pakistan has constitutionally ousted the Ahmadi Muslims from state nationality. They are not Muslims in Pakistan. They become Muslims the moment they step into, let’s say, India that has not apostatised them.
WhatsApp head Will Cathcart writes: With courage, ambition, and boundless potential, India can emerge from this pandemic stronger than ever before — a leading democratic digital powerhouse that will lead the world in the 21st century.
This government’s record on regulation is not inspiring. So the critical question will, less, be: Does one agree with the document?
Many Opposition leaders do not want an honest debate and hence have been asking the prime minister to refrain from attending this event.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s imprisonment by invoking the law of sedition failed to suppress the freedom struggle. The two trials teach us useful lessons in dealing with public protests.
Leadership crisis of the Congress is now manifest in a farcical battle of the generations
Over 140 years after Giovanni Schiaparelli saw canals on Mars, Nasa seeks aliens in a lake bed
SC needs to ask tougher questions, of those who wield power — before it dismisses an 83-year-old citizen’s plea for freedom
NEP-2020 provides us with a roadmap for reclaiming, re-articulating and restructuring the Bhartiya self for becoming a global leader (Vishwaguru) where equity, equality and fraternity will be celebrated.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s emphasis on cultural-historical geography, evident in study of the Vedas, was an important intervention when geographical determinism was gaining dominance
Statue of Manu, whose Manusmriti is to many a symbol of discrimination, in Rajasthan High Court undermines the constitutional morality the state is meant to uphold
A unified database of COVID-19 patients would streamline immediate responses and warn of future effects
National Education Policy 2020 requires closer scrutiny, in terms of its implications for the marginalised, disciplinary spaces, autonomy, and constitutional values, among other things.
To bring genuine change, we need free education beyond schooling for girls, coupled with job guarantees, especially for those from rural areas and vulnerable social locations.
The Centre had paved the way for the end of the 10-month-long agitation in Assam and resumption of negotiations on the substantive question of the foreign nationals issue.
It may be prudent for the RBI to publish an empirical study on the impact of CEO tenure on bank performance before translating this proposal into an enforceable regulation.
Let this case be used by the government to revisit the anti-defection law and legislatively remove its defects.
An inventory of her personal possessions reveals some of Jayalalithaa’s secrets, shelters some stories
National Education Policy’s stress on reforms is welcome. It will be tested on campus and in classroom where deep faultlines lie