PM Modi’s tirade against the current dispensation in Uttar Pradesh was woefully misinterpreted.
One could argue that it would reflect better in population control. However, it’s often the husband who pushes a woman to produce more children,...
The race for majority in the 403 seat house has turned the fight into a bitter exchange of below the belt blows, personal attacks and non-issues...
True, SP’s commitment to secularism can be tokenistic but the PM’s kabristan-shamshan opposition is troubling
Like Russia and China, India should resist the temptation of ideological correctness and be realistic in engaging the American president.
DMK has blotted its own copybook by trying to disrupt the confidence vote in the Tamil Nadu assembly
Digital education isn’t democratic, it creates deep inequalities between universities.
It is in India’s strategic interest to engage Afghan insurgents
Cricket will miss Shahid Afridi, the crafty campaigner who never seemed to run out of steam
News in history, forty years ago today.
Ongoing civic polls in Maharashtra underline the disconnect between urban governance and the citizen. Cities are too important to be left to...
Pakistan is the site of conflict between two understandings of Islam. Let the music not fade
To read the two epics as a work of religion is unwarranted and nothing but politically motivated.
The express train rammed the freight train from the back and its locomotive ripped apart a couple of bogies, which shows the severity of the accident.
Clampdown on free speech within the university — as in a campus in Jodhpur — robs it of its vital gift.
He refuted the charge of torture of detenus in jails.
New Delhi and Kabul need to remind the global community of dangers of turning the clock back vis a vis Taliban.
Parties are pulling in different directions while a Maoist group threatens violence
Harry Potter is great, LOTR is legendary. But to navigate the world, children — and the rest of us — also need to read Philip Pullman’s work
What was meant to be a vote of confidence turned to a violent ruckus. Chairs were thrown, documents torn and hostility was rampant on the House floor.
Sasikala was in a hurry to assume the chief minister’s post partly because she feared the outcome of the Supreme Court judgment, but also because...
Professor Rajshree Ranavat of the English department at Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, had meant to deliver on the initiative of organizing a...
Newly visible on social media, the party is more conscious of politics of perception.
But Trump’s America is a latecomer. It has much to learn from Vishwaguru India.
Sasikala has no political experience, no qualification other than being Jayalalitha’s home help.
Now, after Jayalalithaa’s death, the AIADMK is poised to undergo another self-destructing transformation.
Sasikala went only after trying to portray herself as a martyr.
What was witnessed from afar on TV screens was in fact behavior befitting goons, rather than elected representatives of the people.
These incidents call into question how desensitised we as bystanders have become to ignore the dire need of victims of violence and accident.
Sufi shrines are visited both by minority Shiite and Sunni Muslims, but radical militant groups like the Islamic State consider the practice to be...
Perhaps, it’s time that this country spawns a leader who is a vocal and fierce women’s rights advocate.
While Irani’s effort to drag Priyanka into a petty political battle may be deemed as petulant behavior, all eyes are currently on Priyanka who is...
Bombing at Sufi shrine in Pakistan carries a warning: Terror is spreading into formerly insulated areas, with a new name
Army chief’s remarks on protesters raise questions. Equating them with terrorists is walking into the latter’s trap
The rank and file of the CPI is unhappy over the party’s attitude towards the Congress, according to an analysis by Kuldip Nayar.
Does religion form the core of the Pakistani identity and is it reconcilable with democracy and its institutional forms? From Pakistan’s army, a...
Virat Kohli’s team seems to hold the advantage, but there is little room for complacency
In Manipur, Congress battles fatigue, BJP struggles to grow roots. And Irom Sharmila makes a poll debut
In India, voices of public protest against hate-mongering targeting Muslims have been far too muted and infrequent
India should convince the world that the choice between Islamic State and Taliban is a false one
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has meandered around the idea of demonetisation but never clearly gave away his agenda.
A legal fix for a social issue is a hard sell in pragmatic situations, as it proposes to regulate a strictly private affair of citizens.
In December 2016, Chennai became the epicenter of chaos. It’s political supremo, the much loved and worshiped ‘Amma’, had passed away....
The MNS nominates the wives of two party members who participated in wrecking havoc before the release of Ae Dil Hai Muskhil. In doing so, it...
Tamil Nadu’s new CM will need to calm a state roiled by uncertainty, while keeping together a turbulent party
The State of Global Air report is another warning: Air pollution’s health effects cannot be ignored
In the interview, published on the front page of the newspaper, Mrs Gandhi said she did not think the time was ripe for lifting the Emergency.
It is time for courts to re-imagine judicial procedures and build digital solutions to fix the logjam.
Governor’s role in the Tamil Nadu drama revives questions about the politicisation of the office.
Petroleum and health ministries need to push access to LPG, promote its use.