If there’s anything home minister Rajnath Singh should have considered banning, it was not British filmmaker Leslee Udwin’s documentary India’s Daughter, but the live telecast of our parliamentarians debating it.
Hours after India blocked the controversial documentary India's Daughter over wounded national sentiments, a teenage rape victim in Haryana hanged herself, reminding everyone that a culture of sexual violence engulfs all and parliamentary diktats can do little to bring systemic change.
By banning Leslee Udwin’s documentary, the BJP has made the same mistake the Congress made after December 16, writes Madhu Trehan
If Parliament continues to keep judicial salaries artificially suppressed, it might eventually lead to a major crisis
In AAP, there are no crises but continuing debates because its plans have little similarity to conventional politics, writes Kamal Mitra Chenoy.
The film does once again turn the spotlight on how little attitudes have really changed since the Dehi rape which evoked an outpouring of anger and grief.
The infighting within the party came out in the public after letters from one camp questioned Kejriwal's style of functioning and the absence of an internal ethics committee.
Whether in Greece, Spain or India, the vocabulary and visuals are strong factors in delivering the political message.
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley began his budget speech with an optimistic statement “that all eyes are on India”.
Mufti Sayeed represents a rare opportunity to pacify Kashmir which the Centre should not squander, writes Sushil Aaron.
The year 2015 could be crucial for the two parties, who ended their two-decade alliance only to reunite after the Maharashtra assembly polls.
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley presented a budget that is pro-growth and inclusive. It has laid down the roadmap for the next few years, which is directed towards the vision of a prosperous India by 2022.
After successfully helping lay the ground for big Prime Ministerial visits to US and Australia, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav flew to Colombo on Monday, ten days before PM Narendra Modi is set to make his maiden visit there. His departure happened a few hours after he met visiting Nepali former Prime Minister, Baburam Bhattarai.
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s take on the smooth conduct of elections in Jammu and Kashmir isn’t a mistake. It is spin, delivered with deliberation, to rationalise his post-poll coalition with the BJP.
For one thing, with his identity known, and the global distribution of pictures of him looking slightly goofy in an ill-fitting Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap, Emwazi may become less sinister to viewers, less able to send chills up the spines of people who abhor Islamic State's claim to be killing civilians in the name of Islam.