The story of Indian Railways (IR) is the story of colonial and post-colonial India. The State-run utility, one of the largest in the world, connects different parts of the country like no other transport system, and is almost a mobile microcosm of the nation itself.
Industry has thrown its weight and money behind the push for Digital India.
The plethora of candidates in the 2016 race for US president reflects a fracturing of the political consensus.
LGBT people in India are often subject to unmentionable violence and harassment, with social behaviour that strips them of their basic dignity. And the youth isn’t comfortable with a government that see-saws on a basic human rights question and snoops into their bedrooms to uphold an arbitrary cultural standard.
India is closely watching the Greece debt crisis to brace itself for any negative fallout.
Despite the growing number of people with disabilities, many don’t receive the sensitivity or dignity they deserve.
The proliferation of IITs and IIMs has done little to create more institutions of excellence.
The deaths of so many of those involved in the MP exam scam must also be probed.
Babulal Gaur is Madhya Pradesh’s home minister, and a legendary motormouth. Gaur, who is responsible for law and order in the state, is following in the BJP’s senior leadership’s manual on how to tackle scam allegations.
A Madras High Court judge’s suggestion that a rape victim marry the rapist is retrograde and insensitive.
The unhappiness with the NDA’s inaction is now coming from within its own parivar.
Barriers of parochialism on the basis of religion, caste and region must not be erected in modern urban spaces.
The parents and schools involved in the fake admission racket are as guilty as the touts.
As Bobby Jindal turns into a flamboyant flameout, another Indian-American Governor of a South Carolina, Nicky Haley may have caught fire, but in a positive manner.
The NDA’s penchant for acronyms and slogans will not lead to development or improve people’s quality of life, writes Jyotiraditya Scindia.