RSS frequently quotes Swami Vivekananda but has not understood him

Dismantling the public university

India must negotiate every defence import to make the most of its signing of COMCASA

India’s macroeconomic framework is based on an antiquated belief that the economy is closed

Forty Years Ago, September 6, 1978: Delhi Floods

The water level of the Yamuna had risen to 207.47 metre by 9.45 pm. It is continuing to rise, according to the flood control department. The situation, according to the department, is “very dangerous”.

Re-imagining the university

This Teachers’ Day, let us recall a 1949 report written under the leadership of S Radhakrishnan

Teacher vs System

A growing mistrust of educators is undermining the profession.

Make India Vishwaguru again

To reclaim our place as the leader in the realm of education and ideas, we must stop blindly aping the West. We must deepen our understanding of our intellectual heritage.

India, US closing in on package deal to remove trade irritants
Where interests meet

Trump’s recalibration of US’s international relations and India’s ambition to play a larger global role fit together

Forty Years Ago, September 5, 1978: Floods In Delhi

In view of the flood threat, people in Maharani Bagh, New Friends Colony, Jamia Milia and Okhla areas of Delhi have been advised to move out.

The abuse of the UAPA, if unchecked by the judiciary, poses a greater threat to the sovereignty and integrity of India, than the people being arrested under this Act because nothing incites hatred like injustice.
Dissent Is Democracy

Arrest of activists casts a shadow over state’s commitment to constitutional values

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

Government orders use of Scheduled Caste, not Dalit. The move lacks sensitivity to history and context

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
Just do it

Nike’s new campaign starring Colin Kaepernick is a refreshing inversion of conventional ad wisdom

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
Theatre of absurd

Tamil Nadu BJP president has done everything in her power to prove the case of a student who raised slogans against fascism

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

Delhi needs to match its political commitment to integration of Bay of Bengal with concrete policy action

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
The 8.2% message

A recovery seems underway. But private investment is yet to pick up, and all engines of growth are still to fire

Our last respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a giant politician with exceptional oratory skills and a dedicated swayamsevak, who ruled over the hearts of countless Indians.
Pakodas for the general

Vajpayeeji gave incredible freedom to those who worked with him.

Forty Years Ago, September 4, 1978: Delhi floods threat
Forty Years Ago, September 4, 1978: Delhi floods threat

With the heavy rains in the catchment areas of the Yamuna, Paonta in Himachal Pradesh has recorded a level which is estimated to be 4 metres above the 1924 record level of 5.85 metres.

Thanks but no thanks, Murakami said too in a cryptic response to his nomination.
Kohli and the rest

It’s been a story of personal redemption for India’s captain. Sadly, his team could not keep step with him

Imran Khan
Raja Mandala: Imran’s Pompeo test

Pakistan’s new PM has stumbled on foreign policy in a bid to play to the domestic gallery. His challenge will be showcased during US Secretary of State’s visit.

Higher mountains to scale

For India’s champions at the Asian Games, the Tokyo Olympics loom large

Dalits are everyday victims of lynchings, rapes and violence.
A Nation’s Sin

Dalits must be addressed with genuine sensitivity, not hypocritical benevolence

New target in the Valley

There is a concerted effort to pressurise J&K police. Security forces must not fall into trap of a tit-for-tat fight

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View from the neighbourhood: Time to work

“The only question now,” according to Khurram Hussain’s August 30 column in Dawn is when do the “optics” end and “the work begin”? Pakistan is waiting, says Hussain, “for that moment when one sees key members of the cabinet beginning to gel together as a team, when the language of the prime minister and his […]

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