The heaviest price was paid by the Muslims who remained in India. The rich and educated Muslims shifted to Pakistan. The poor and illiterate remained in India, where they faced the anger of the Hindus.
Bullying and misogyny go together. Parents have to be proactive.
The government, in retrospect, appears to have seriously miscalculated the fallout of the CAA. It either was not aware of the depth of Muslim resentment or was not bothered about it and was confident of being able to weather any storm.
An all-out war between the US and Iran will destabilise the region and have major economic impact worldwide. The outcome could be apocalyptic for India’s interests
Both Trump and Khamenei are realists. There are political constrains on them that limit the pressures of a further escalation of conflict between US and Iran.
Something has changed in India over the last few months. In Delhi, those who watched the country change, lose its character have finally decided to show up for others. As with Jamia, so with JNU.
It is apocalyptic in a triple sense. At the level of discourse, the normalisation of the phrase “tukde tukde gang” abetted by the home minister, with the help of a pliant media, laid the background conditions for this kind of violence.
The mob violence on JNU students is a chronicle foretold. Those whose job is to protect the campus are accomplices
In Australia’s bushfires lie warnings about the complex ways in which climate variables interact
The Golden Globes had many surprises, least of which was an all-vegan menu
The Congress-I seemed to be firmly in the saddle for a major victory in the Lok Sabha mid-term election. The results declared so far show that the voters have swung away from the Janata Party and the Lok Dal.
Republic Day parade has become yet another front in the battle between the Centre and states
The prospect of food and fuel inflation makes it necessary for the government to initiate structural reforms
India’s secularists must wake up to the fact that the discourse on the ground has profoundly altered. More and more, mainstream Hindus feel that they are being taken for a ride under the banner of secularism.
The recent spate of legislation by the present political establishment in Delhi has pushed many to the edge, including people like me — we are now left with no choice but to raise our voices for the voiceless.
From Jamia to JNU, from Hyderabad Central University to Aligarh Muslim University, and from even the IITs and IIMs, students are dissenting. In this non-violent and aesthetically enriched resistance, I have begun to see the return of the lost dream.
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Chief Election Commissioner S L Shakdher ordered repoll in one booth of the Baghpat parliamentary constituency from where Prime Minister Charan Singh is seeking reelection to the Lok Sabha.
The massive accumulation of grain stocks is the result of a very inefficient strategy for food management wherein the procurement for wheat and rice (paddy) remains open-ended, but the disbursal of those stocks remains largely restricted to PDS.
When Nani Palkhivala propounded the theory of an unalterable and unamendable “basic structure” of Constitution, legal experts scoffed at the argument. How can the power of a sovereign Parliament to amend the Constitution (Article 368) be curtailed or subjected to a review by judges appointed by the Executive, they asked.