The issue of free speech has now reached the door of Delhi’s St Stephen’s College, with the institution suspending a student, Devansh Mehta, in connection with starting an online magazine and the unsavoury incidents that followed.
It was in early 2001 — during Australia’s run to equal its own world record of 16 Test wins in a row — that skipper Steve Waugh suggested reducing Test cricket to a four-day affair.
The starting gun has been fired for the United States presidential elections with Hillary Clinton unsurprisingly declaring herself a candidate for Democratic Party nomination.
The problem of 35 MPs of the 16th Lok Sabha not being able to find accommodation and, therefore, the government having to pick up the heavy tab is linked to the problem of previous parliamentarians not giving up their allotted houses or apartments.
The party has hit its rock bottom, concedes Sitaram Yechury, a polit bureau member of the CPI(M).
Europe is the dark continent of Indian foreign policy, a region of overriding importance but where political murkiness means mapping out direction is difficult.
It is a hopeful moment for the Opposition that six parties that had taken the first steps towards forming a larger Janata family have fulfilled their objective.
The Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, could not have asked for a more rousing return to the Valley.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was left with Hobson’s choice when it came to the purchase of Medium Multirole Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) for the Indian Air Force.
From a slowing economy prone to risky policy inconsistencies, to a country with one of the brightest growth prospects, India’s image has seen a turnaround over the last 10 months.
Economic relevance seems to be the driving force behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s choice of France, Germany and Canada as he begins his tour of these countries.
Terrorist attacks, like the one in Kenya, will undermine the new narrative of a dynamic, changing Africa.
From ill-equipped public hospitals to shortage of doctors, India’s public health system is in a comatose state, so much so that even tackling common diseases often seems like a challenge. Not surprising then that pollution-related health issues are brushed under the carpet.
In several cases in recent times, public opinion has been overwhelming on one side or the other. The PM’s note of caution is to nudge the judiciary into taking a completely juridical stance, irrespective of the public mood. In the case of PILs too, we have seen a perfectly good vehicle of justice sometimes used to settle personal scores.
If the six parties — the RJD, the SP, the JD(U), the JD(S), the INLD and the Samajwadi Janata Party — see merit in uniting now on the plank of socialism, they will still be jostling for political space because there they will have strong rivals in the Congress, the Left parties and now the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) even though AAP does not espouse any specific ideology.