Intelligent machines are going to steal jobs. Humanity may need to evolve to retain its place.
Attack on Nigerian students in Greater Noida points to an entrenched racism that must be acknowledged and addressed.
Passage of the Finance Bill raises important questions of parliamentary oversight and accountability.
He told Newsweek and Time magazines in an interview that there was a feeling among the people that “we are leaning towards the Soviet Union”.
Recent surveys suggest a sharp drop in agricultural employment. What must the government do?
A stocktaking of the state of public toilets in the city is a depressing exercise
Supreme Court must urgently hear and settle issues of privacy and exclusion raised in the context of the UID project
We need a patient’s bill of rights to address information lag in medical delivery..
Tackling mass cheating in board exams requires a systemic overhaul.
Perhaps the focus should be on ensuring complete safety to Aadhaar data, at the collection points as well as storage repositories, instead of...
Supreme Court widens the ambit of Aadhaar, but concerns about data security remain.
Legislation will be introduced to ensure that no political or social organisation is banned, except on adequate grounds and after an independent...
Making restaurants open their toilets to the public reeks of the government passing the buck.
Democracy is more than elections. Mere numbers cannot undermine your contribution to India.
A deep exposure to Indian culture might cure its custodians of prudishness, machismo, homophobia
Andhyarujina appeared in some of the most important cases of independent India
Five people were arrested in Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh for an assault on Nigerian students on Monday. The Nigerian students had earlier been...
Atheism is the NOTA button of religious choice. It deserves every safeguard from law and the state.
The CFD will join the Janata in Parliament, but retain its separate identity outside. Ram said he had taken the decision to join the government in...
Protests in Russia are subtle in their attempt to undermine the Putin regime.
Crackdown on abattoirs, processing plants in UP threatens to derail dairy economy.
New Delhi is waking up to China’s growing relations with India’s neighbours.
Hindu right is pushing post-truth versions of culture, nationalism, freedom.
Lessons from Rwanda genocide tell us to worry about hatred on WhatsApp.
Universal Basic Income (UBI) could replace Central schemes which have many socio-economic benefits.
What next for UP police? Keeping a headcount of legit butchers, and confiscating meat cleavers?
The argument that certain films are ‘un-Indian’ due to the nature of their explicit content, has been resurrected from time to time depending...
Amit Shah put a spoke in Manoj Sinha’s candidature at the last minute by warning there were murmurs against Sinha from a section of the party.
A report recently by Association of Democratic reforms which revealed top national parties and scores of regional parties were reporting income...
India, Pakistan must recognise that Indus waters could be the basis for a very different relationship between them
Narendra Modi government has political room to bring long-term reform. Direct transfer of fertiliser subsidy is a good start
Immediately after Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Morarji Desai set out the task before the new Lok Sabha...
Agricultural growth in Uttar Pradesh can be achieved by putting dairy in the lead role. State’s new chief minister has his task cut out for him
Adityanath’s long opposition to the ‘red revolution’ has many takers in Nepal
Rural India is woefully under-informed of how it can both transform sanitation and earn money
Past efforts at out-of-court resolution of Ayodhya dispute have been non-starters
New NITI Aayog recruitment rules should trigger a revamp of the Indian state’s human capital
The citizens’ faith in the judiciary is matched by the confidence the judges have in their own power.
At this time of (justified) political triumph of India’s majority party, let’s recall a few Emergency stories
Successive governments — especially state governments — have miserably failed to look after the children of India.