On April 25, 1915, soldiers from Australia and New Zealand landed on the beaches of the Dardanelles in Turkey, to fight in a campaign that would change our nations forever.
Why are Indian steelmakers betraying nervousness over Chinese gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowing down to 7% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015?
It is reflective of India’s farming miasma that a farmer committed suicide at the rally organised by a political party in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Even supporters of this government will concede that there has been a shift in the public mood. The euphoria that accompanied the stunning electoral victory last year is dissipating. And on several major issues — most notably the land acquisition Bill — the Narendra Modi regime is now on the defensive.
Ever since the conclusion of the India-US nuclear deal, policymakers have wondered what the next “big idea” in transforming bilateral ties might be. Though no successor initiative could ever replicate that accord, there exists an opportunity that holds the promise of making new waves in bilateral collaboration if only Washington and New Delhi are imaginative enough to grasp it: jointly developing India’s next-generation aircraft carrier.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may come under added political pressure on the contentious land bill following the suicide by a farmer to protest against the move, but the incident is unlikely to force the government to back down from its plans.
Going offline for a day to protest Facebook's anti-net neutrality moves is like sticking a needle into Godzilla's big toe and hoping it will die of pain.
It is a more confident Rahul Gandhi who has returned after his 56-day ‘leave of absence’.
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi back from his European tour, he will need to consider whether he can afford to continue governing India with a home minister who is capable of derailing his policies while he is, figuratively, looking the other way.
More policy work and reforms are required before the vision of Digital India can become a reality
The CPI(M) and other Left parties need to abandon the rhetoric of a bygone era and connect with India’s youth
Rahul Gandhi’s vigour is good news for the party, still perceived as the main Opposition
Sitaram Yechury, a liberal known for links across the political spectrum, can reverse the CPI (M)’s fortunes
It was certainly a hot Sunday in the national capital with rising political temperatures. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi — back after his nine-day foreign tour — addressed BJP MPs at the Parliament’s Balayogi auditorium, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi — back after a six-week sabbatical — addressed farmers at the Ramlila Maidan, there was heightened suspense and expectation in political circles.
The government must strengthen the economy against speculation before pushing for full rupee convertibility