The renowned sociologist from UK was denied entry and deported to his country as he landed in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday morning.
International Women’s Day gives us an opportunity to acknowledge the policies and schemes that have been designed with the fundamental objective of equipping women by creating opportunities
Over the years, Ravish Tiwari became one of the finest political reporters. Not one to brag, he was at his best in 2017, when he called the UP elections in favour of the BJP with his deep and layered understanding of the state he belonged to.
Even today, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ideas and beliefs are at the roots of the governance of our central and state governments
Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s vision was rooted in the principles that India has inherited from past, while his eyes were fixed on the future he dreamed for the country and its people
Discussions about healthcare need to go beyond availability, affordability. Providing equitable, high-quality care to all requires recognising — and celebrating — differences among traditionally disenfranchised populations
Durga Puja violence indicates conspiracy to disturb communal peace and also harm India-Bangladesh bilateral relations
The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is made under two trade names — Vaxzevria and Covishield. It is the same product made at different locations. Why then are people vaccinated in India with two doses of Covishield not considered at par with those who received the same vaccine elsewhere?
Beautification of the site associated with the freedom struggle is aimed at erasing the spirit of sacrifice embodied in India’s Independence movement
The Trafficking in Persons Bill, 2021 is well-intentioned, but it needs to be further strengthened. Odisha has lessons to offer
Mobilising household savings and channelising them for development activities has drastically reduced. Government can address this issue
Cold war legacies, American interventionism are behind Afghanistan’s recent crisis
The draft policy underestimates the number of homeless, unilaterally redefines the idea of shelter, and cuts down on the space provided to the needy
Recent incidents show how the space for inter-community interactions is shrinking, backed by regressive laws
Hong Kong’s reputation as one of the safest places to live and work is being steadily eroded as new security laws spread uneasiness and dread
There are very few spaces for children in our society to seek help and Childline revolutionised the simple yet fraught act of a child asking for help. Making police the first port of call for vulnerable minors will undo those gains
Covid-19 has only exacerbated the lack of access to palliative care. Building an effective and robust system in this regard will help manage such crises in the future
Poor functioning of legislative body cannot be blamed on a single law
With its focus on equity and creativity, NEP 2020 will help hone talent and develop skills
In conserving the tiger, we are not just saving a particular species, but our endangered ecosystem.
Empirical evidence and historical experience make it clear that it is economic development, or lack of it, that determines population growth rates – not religious identity
When the Prime Minister chose his cabinet, the message was loud and clear — politics and governance are two separate entities
It is a general homily with no real intention to stop hatred or violence
Recent jurisprudence recognises both the right of abandoned or orphaned children to be adopted and the equality of same-sex couples. In the context of the Covid tragedy, adoption by such couples must be legalised.
The collapse of the world as we know it is fast-approaching and governments must urgently create a collective manifesto for the ‘environment state’.