How could a party that owes its birth to the Lokpal concept send its own ombudsman packing? Isn’t that political hara-kiri?
The chief minister of what is today the most polluted city in the world suffers from a notorious asthmatic cough. While Arvind Kejriwal’s cough is widely discussed, what is not, and what should be, is the cause of his chronic ailment.
During the last 67 years, wrongful land acquisitions in India have transferred wealth worth trillions of rupees from the poor to the rich.
New Delhi has been focussed on the immediate problem of evacuating more than 4,000 of its nationals from Yemen but the civil war in the Arab country could have grave long-term trade and economic implications for India.
Snehal Ambekar, the mayor of Mumbai, is involved in a controversy over the use of the civic body’s development fund.
China’s proposed 21st century trade route has no link with the past, despite having the same nomenclature
The possibility of the AAP quartet’s rebellion yielding gains will have to await the emergence of widespread discontent, writes Ajaz Ashraf.
If the UNSC expands, India will not be the sole new member. It has a better chance if it is part of a ‘package’.
The no detention policy is being held responsible for the falling learning levels. But failing students cannot ensure learning, writes Disha Nawani.
The pictures this month of young men clinging like leeches to the wall of an examination centre in Bihar, feeding answers to examinees, symbolised a dilemma of Indian governance — the problem of matching plans and policies with ground realities. All was well on paper. The carefully planned schedule of exams took place, but the reality was that they were a fiasco.
“Someone told me you can help,” she said. “Please, we are desperate.”
The Supreme Court judgment declaring Section 66A of the Information Technology Act as unconstitutional has been hailed in India.
Competitive, colourful and sometimes even controversial: There is something about an Australia vs India contest in cricket. On the eve of what will undoubtedly be a thrilling world cup semi-final, two nations prepare themselves for what we all hope will be a match of the ages.
The political narrative in Kashmir is changing but the backbone position remains unchanged: The issue needs to be solved peacefully. The level of protests in the Valley has come down not because of any credible political process but due to the harsh winters and the devastating floods in September last year.
The European Union-India strategic partnership needs a new impulse. Partnering with India on its urban development agenda by tapping into the ‘Make in India’ project and launching an EU-India urbanisation forum would contribute to revive an unresponsive partnership.