The BJP-led Maharashtra government’s reported move to declare madrassas that don’t teach regular primary subjects as “non-schools” has instantly polarised the debate around Muslims’ education again.
To play a bigger role in Central Asia, India must synchronise its initiatives into a strategy of engagement, writes Gulshan Sachdeva
The assembly elections next year will be his biggest test as a political leader. And it'll a tough, steep climb to the seat of power at Fort St. George.
This has been a week of VIPs, who have ceremoniously exhibited with all their might how holding political or bureaucratic positions can help you manipulate the system.
As the Earth enters the first mass extinction since the dinosaurs, humans have to protect the fading ecosystems.
Any further delay in implementing the One Rank One Pension policy could affect the morale of our soldiers, writes Gurmeet Kanwal.
While public attention has focused on non-availability of water and power in Delhi and its periphery, it has rarely focused on the environmental sustainability and carrying capacity of the region.
Leaders in Lutyens’ Delhi are yet to realise that politicians like Keith Vaz no longer understand the pulse of diaspora politics, writes Ashok Malik.
Authoritarian expression is one face of the trimoorti this government is sculpting. The other two are the aggressive pursuit of anti-people economic reforms and the unscrupulous recourse to sharpening communal polarisation.
Social media platforms were flooded with father-daughter selfies thanks to a message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his monthly radio address on Sunday.
What makes the hooch tragedy more acute is that the people who have died were all from the margins of society.
The ongoing discussion around acceptable levels of monosodium glutamate (MSG) to be included in packaged food brings into focus the role that biochemistry plays in the foods consumed by us.
India has always nurtured powerful women who have led from the front, inspired people around them and enriched public life.
The fate of the Janata parivar hinges on how Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad cooperate to make the alliance work.
The country’s discriminatory citizenship clauses affect Indians across the border too and should be a matter of universal concern.