Chief Justice of India's refusal to join the National Judicial Appointments Commission has created an unprecedented constitutional crisis.
The earthquake that struck Nepal last week and was felt across the subcontinent bore out what seismologists have been saying all along: The Himalayan belt is in for a ‘big one’ any time now.
Anyone witness to the Indian political drama of past decades will have retained this abiding image: An assortment of regional party leaders sharing stage, with their arms raised in unison in a show of unity!
The right to protest is inalienable but it must not create public nuisance or jeopardise lives
The Nepal disaster should prompt Indian cities to review their dangerous construction trends
The Nepal government should rejig its development priorities and push the country towards a new phase of growth
With Delhi’s air being declared the most polluted in the world and one of the causes of that pollution being massive migration from the countryside, should we really agree with Ambedkar when, in reply to Gandhi’s assertion that India lives in its villages, he asked, “But must it continue to do so?” Most economists are on the side of Ambedkar because in their view urbanisation is essential for development.
On April 25, 1915, soldiers from Australia and New Zealand landed on the beaches of the Dardanelles in Turkey, to fight in a campaign that would change our nations forever.
Why are Indian steelmakers betraying nervousness over Chinese gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowing down to 7% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015?
It is reflective of India’s farming miasma that a farmer committed suicide at the rally organised by a political party in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Even supporters of this government will concede that there has been a shift in the public mood. The euphoria that accompanied the stunning electoral victory last year is dissipating. And on several major issues — most notably the land acquisition Bill — the Narendra Modi regime is now on the defensive.
Ever since the conclusion of the India-US nuclear deal, policymakers have wondered what the next “big idea” in transforming bilateral ties might be. Though no successor initiative could ever replicate that accord, there exists an opportunity that holds the promise of making new waves in bilateral collaboration if only Washington and New Delhi are imaginative enough to grasp it: jointly developing India’s next-generation aircraft carrier.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may come under added political pressure on the contentious land bill following the suicide by a farmer to protest against the move, but the incident is unlikely to force the government to back down from its plans.
Going offline for a day to protest Facebook's anti-net neutrality moves is like sticking a needle into Godzilla's big toe and hoping it will die of pain.
It is a more confident Rahul Gandhi who has returned after his 56-day ‘leave of absence’.