The striking thing about the upcoming Delhi elections is that while there is no anti-incumbency factor because there is no incumbent as such, all the three dominant parties are wobbly to a greater or lesser extent.
American sceptics note New Delhi’s passage of a nuclear liability law, which has made it all but impossible for US-based reactor makers to sell their wares to India.
All is not well on the education front, especially in the quality of state-run schools. This is clear from the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), which is facilitated by Pratham, a non-governmental innovative learning organisation.
John Kerry gets his messaging right on terrorism, India-Pakistan ties and regional stability.
The people of Delhi need to see a campaign marked by an informed debate dealing with the necessity and feasibility of full statehood.
The BJP must deal firmly with leaders who detract from the government’s focus on development and inclusion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the right pitch when he told delegates at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit that the government was determined to make India the easiest place in the world to do business in.
The recent attack on Charlie Hebdo and subsequent hostage and shootout dramas have exposed cultural fault lines in France and western Europe, whose governments have the tough task of placating outraged constituents, reassuring frightened ones while nudging communities together.
What was touted as a triumph of democracy seems to be fast turning into a major disappointment as political parties in Kashmir have not been able to cobble together a government even three weeks after the results were declared.
The pending child labour bill which Satyarthi is pushing could widen the scope of areas where children cannot work
The 102nd Indian Science Congress was a serious affair where gold-producing cows and ancient intergalactic planes were discussed. Lucky for us, we discovered a blog from 5,000 BC that proves our ancestors invented everything and were superior in every way, writes Manjula Narayan.
Mahinda Rajapaksa has been such a ubiquitous, dominant figure in Sri Lankan politics that it is scarcely believable that he was trounced in presidential elections by Maithripala Sirisena.
France will surely preserve the ideal of liberty after the Paris attack. There is a lesson here for India.
For years, fishermen have suffered due to international politics, be it on the western or the southern coasts.The case of Indian fishermen being caught by Pakistan underlines the urgent need to demarcate maritime boundaries.
Both India and Pakistan must take a step back and reflect on the consequences of these hostilities — for there is a lot at stake in the region.