- Aug 27, 2015 22:44 IST
Neerja Chowdhury talks of how unless the issue of malnourishment is brought into the mainstream, India’s ‘demographic dividend’ is of little value.
- Aug 27, 2015 22:25 IST
Are we trying, through the much trumpeted Inter-linking of Rivers (ILR), to mimic nature and create more Sundarbans?
- Aug 27, 2015 10:48 IST
Fireworks glared from 80 screens on Tuesday as thousands watched Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai... (Muzaffarnagar eventually…) under the skies, inside university rooms, close neighbourhoods and other makeshift spaces where people watched the 136-minute documentary unfold. It takes you through the streets of Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts of western Uttar Pradesh in the aftermath of the 2013 riots, writes Tanya Talwar.
- Aug 27, 2015 10:33 IST
Whether it is the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris that claimed 12 lives or a blogger being hacked to death in Dhaka, free speech today is definitely facing a strong and unrelenting enemy. And, India is not immune to this threat, writes Shashank Kumar.
- Aug 26, 2015 20:20 IST
The importance of the Bihar assembly election is evident from the way political parties are conducting their campaign. Viju Cherian talks of how the stakes are high for the two main players in the field: the BJP-led NDA and the so-called grand alliance of the Janata Dal(United), Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress.
- Aug 25, 2015 23:14 IST
Mother Teresa and her sisters had no need to convert anyone as the abandoned destitute was their god, Navin Chawla talks of Mother Teresa's selfless service.
- Aug 25, 2015 21:59 IST
Over the past decade, water purifiers have become ubiquitous in Indian households. It is good news in a country where a majority of people are devoid of access to clean drinking water and water-borne diseases are a common occurrence. Among the available water purification technologies, reverse osmosis (RO) has emerged as a favourite across households and industries.
- Aug 25, 2015 21:28 IST
India has robust policies, cost effective and high-impact strategies and health interventions, and strong partnerships in place to ensure that our interventions reach all the women, newborns and young children who need them and improve health outcomes nationwide.
- Aug 25, 2015 19:02 IST
The agonising, bit-by-bit disintegration of their planned talks over the weekend has reduced India and Pakistan to planning low-level official exchanges and precluded the possibility of a broader engagement any time soon.
- Aug 25, 2015 18:03 IST
In March 2015, a woman on-board an Indigo flight clicked pictures of two men who were allegedly taking pictures of an air hostesses and ogling at a woman feeding her baby. She forwarded the images to the airline’s official handle which then took action against the offenders.
- Aug 25, 2015 13:04 IST
The question is whether there is really a valuation bubble that might burst like the technology meltdown at the beginning of this century. It may be safe to say that there may be some reality check, but nothing like the horrors of 2001-02.
- Aug 24, 2015 20:14 IST
Instead of resisting pressure from the West, the NDA government is preparing a voluntary target of cuts in carbon emissions for the Paris summit writes Sitaram Yechury
- Aug 24, 2015 19:55 IST
Protests for a particular form of federal demarcation have turned violent in the western district of Kailali, and several people have been killed – among them 8 policemen including a senior superintendent, two inspectors and two constables of Nepal Police.
- Aug 24, 2015 18:28 IST
We should not rest until our own womenfolk can go about their work unmolested. Perhaps the answer, as in the case of so many of our problems, lies in technology.
- Aug 24, 2015 18:19 IST
What makes for good television is not always sound policy. Tackling a state with recidivist elements demands a complex response that goes beyond mere posturing. All that the current approach does is generate toxic effects in Indian society