Exempting madrasas and Vedic pathshalas from application of the RTE goes against Article 21A —- a Fundamental Right.
Modi doesn’t want to lose his grip on the larger political narrative by responding to each and every political outrage, writes Swapan Dasgupta.
The Vyapam scam has been described as one of the biggest scandals in the history of the country. As many as 2,500 accused have been named so far, and about 2,000 of them have been arrested.
Allegations of the corruption against the chief ministers of BJP-ruled Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh have given the beleaguered opposition party, which suffered its worst electoral defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the handle to attack Modi after he praised his government for a graft-free year in power.
Tibet is India’s only important instrument of leverage against a China bent upon altering the geopolitical status quo.
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.