Regardless of the poverty line used, it appears that India is on track for the fastest pace of poverty reduction in the period between 2011/12 and 2017/18
When it came to Charan Singh, there were three ministers, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, George Fernandes and Biju Patnaik, who advocated a softer line
To make trains run ‘on time’, Railways has changed the rules. It is a model that can fix India’s problems
Pakistan needs to acknowledge a grim reality: It faces international isolation because of its security policies
There is little government or RBI can do on falling rupee. Lessons of May-August 2013 shouldn’t be forgotten
A new biography looks back at the time when charisma reigned, as did corruption
Emergency did not end dynasty in Indian politics. But it kicked off its journey into irrelevance
Statements from those in high office purvey superstition masked as rationality.
Many of those charged in the Babri Masjid demolition case are lawmakers. That’s what makes the case a litmus test for rule of law in the country
Economic priorities set in Planning Commission in 1970s-80s continue
One year on, GST regime has advanced cooperative federalism, helped unify India economically
Rajasthan’s Cow Ministry is planning a bovine safari. It must be careful lest its noble initiative is taken in the wrong spirit
Women actors of Malayalam film industry are courageously breaking a silence, asking for due process on sexual abuse
Draft law on revamping higher education governance raises fears of micro-management, more curbs on autonomy
The Janata Party, which is yet to recover from the crisis over the Raj Narain affair, seems to heading for another crisis — this time over Mrs Gandhi’s trial for her crimes during the Emergency.
Indira Gandhi made mistakes. But equating her with Hitler speaks of disturbing motives.
A new survey says India is the most dangerous country for women. It should be an occasion, not for defensiveness and denial, but for serious reflection and the joining of forces for women’s equality.
Emergency was an attack on democracy. Let’s not evoke it lightly
In New India, on screen and off it, the past overtakes the present
Poor quality government schools make higher education out of reach for non-elite . That’s the real problem, not public-funded universities.