Killing all dogs in an area would enable unsterilised, unvaccinated dogs to come in and the authorities will have to return to the same area to kill the new arrivals.
Turkish government’s decision to turn the museum into a mosque stems from layered, historical issues
The science on climate change has never been clearer, but so are the solutions
NC leader acknowledges constraints August 5 decision casts on mainstream politics in Kashmir — and challenge ahead
Survey shows a third of India’s tiger reserves are nearing peak capacity. Creative solutions can reduce human-animal conflict
After the proposals are given concrete shape they will be placed before the Prime Minister for her approval.
COVID-19 claims an ageing victim — the railway dak carrier who bore sensitive letters from the burra sahibs
While science-informed policies are an aspiration, we also need to appreciate their limitations and assumptions to ensure that such policies do not lead to avoidable harms and promise unrealistic results.
Misplaced, indeed highly distorted, public priorities and the ingrained venality of the political class are the root causes of the malaise in the Indian polity.
The Congress has gradually realised that its old understanding of caste politics, which was devoid of caste-class interaction, would not take it far in a post-liberalisation environment.
Each animal thinks, dreams and wants the same nurturing that we do. Let us be humane and kind to each other and the world around us. India will benefit.
The stereotype of a ‘distressed victim’ has influenced the judgment of courts in many rape trials.
COVID-19 has given us great grief and trauma, but also presents an opportunity to reset our outlook, whether in healthcare or climate change
According to official sources, Dorendra Singh who had been negotiating with the agitation leaders as an “emissary” of the Prime Minister had an hour-long meeting with Rao Saheb when he reported on the “accord” and his talks with the agitation leaders.
Amid the pandemic, a long lost romance could be recreated, a new chapter could begin
Rajasthan Governor’s role in current crisis reinforces impression that office takes cue from Centre, not Constitution
GST Council must decide on how to protect states’ GST revenues, reduce uncertainty
State regulation must identify concrete problems, not create interventionist bureaucracies based on potential ones. These lessons have made India one of the world’s largest economies and enabled the present government to seek “atmanirbharta”.
Xi Jinping intends to be the Leader of the “Second Hundred” just as Mao Zedong is regarded as the Leader of the “First Hundred”. This means the world will be dealing with President Xi Jinping for some time. It is, therefore, important to get a proper measure of the person.
The high courts and the Supreme Court routinely refuse to interfere in matters where the concerned authority has merely issued a show cause notice or granted an opportunity of being heard. This is an inviolable tenet of natural justice.
Yes, we will always have the films. But the stars are mostly gone — with due respect to the few who remain, de Havilland was our strongest surviving link to the Golden Age. The era has truly ended.
If anything, the debate over cancel culture has shown us that it’s imperative to introspect on who we are when we are not performing to an audience.
As private investment and consumption settle at far lower levels than earlier anticipated, the government’s role in the economy over the next two years or so would need to be much larger than it has been in the last three decades.
While we must grapple with Covid-19, the country cannot afford to lose focus on its targets to eliminate neglected tropical diseases.
Conversion of the Hagia Sophia to a mosque has handed right-wingers in non-Muslim nations an excuse and impetus to demonise Islam