Forgiving is an art, not a belief. You need to forgive for yourself, for your development. When we don’t forgive others, we are punishing ourselves. Imagine when your hard words can make others cry, what effect they could be having inside you from where they are originating. Divya Kapoor writes.
Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme is being portrayed as moving in the direction that the UPA government, in tandem with India Inc, wants to push the nation’s higher education.
Beijing is now pushing a frontier accord that, in the name of Himalayan peace and tranquility, would freeze India’s belated, bumbling build-up of border defences and troop levels. Brahma Chellaney
The suffering of Bangladesh’s ‘slave labourers’ must end. Savar underlines that.
There is an overriding and all-pervasive atmosphere of pessimism today. Even though it carries the risk of violence and chaos, a messy, decentralised and politically divided country could be the right catalyst for innovation. Amish
As long as Indian society puts an onus on male dominance, we will constantly be at war with ourselves, writes Parvati Sharma.
In its journey from page to screen, The Reluctant Fundamentalist is able to capture the several schisms that define our social and political lives, writes Mira Nair
The very act of being held was enough to make Pakistan’s general elections a historic event. The election brings in a government that could normalise ties with India.
It’s that time of the year when you’re bombarded with headlines like ‘23 Ways To Beat The Heat!’, ‘Sweat: It’s Like Drool, But From Your Armpits!’, and ‘It’s Totally Okay To Sell Your Kids For a Box Of Mangoes!’ In keeping with that theme, I present the only real solution to summer, ie leave. Head to the hills and come back only after the dawn of winter. Ashish Shakya writes.
In view of recent events, job advertisements, particularly for government appointments, are on the threshold of a revolution. Manas Chakravarty gives a few examples of these ads in the future.
So, don’t believe the union ministry of civil aviation when it says that its latest move to allow airlines to unbundle services and charge for them separately is in the interest of consumers or that it’s going to bring down fares!
The BJP leadership has erred very badly in not building up leaders in the south. So it will have to depend on capricious allies in the region, Chanakya
As we await the election results from Pakistan — and I believe we should have a clear idea of the outcome before the day is out, even if the outcome is not clear! — let’s pause and consider what sort of campaign it’s been, writes Karan Thapar.
Congratulations to you and your party for the thumping victory in Karnataka, writes Indrajit Hazra in an open letter to Dharmaputra Man-mohan.
On Mother’s Day, spare a thought for the sufferings of millions of women. Namita Bhandare writes.