We hear the phrase ‘sensitisation of the police’ in connection with the safety and rights of women often but time and again we have seen that it is almost meaningless in this regard.
Social schemes, customised to the needs of the people in a region, help empower the weaker sections. Sreeram Chaulia writes.
Two custodial deaths in India and Pakistan prove that we react more than respond. Uddalok Bhattacharya writes.
Public protests are part of our rights but they can’t involve collateral damage like destruction of public property.
The Supreme Court was recently compelled to take recourse to the imagery of a parrot to lament the degradation of the CBI into abject slavery. Manoje Nath writes.
Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme is being portrayed as moving in the direction that the UPA government, in tandem with India Inc, wants to push the nation’s higher education.
It seems all roads lead to Delhi as chief minister Sheila Dikshit described it as “the most attractive city for youth seeking work across the country.”
The more than one percentage point fall in India’s wholesale prices-based inflation rate in April to 4.89% follows a similar trend in shop-end prices captured in the retail inflation data that was released a day ago.
The BJP seems to have transformed from the principal Opposition party to the party of perennial protest. By indulging in the politics of obstruction, the BJP is only highlighting its poverty of ideas.
New immigration policies will result in a loss of greater opportunities for the community of working class Indians.
There is an overriding and all-pervasive atmosphere of pessimism today. Even though it carries the risk of violence and chaos, a messy, decentralised and politically divided country could be the right catalyst for innovation. Amish
Now that Pawan Kumar Bansal has resigned as the railway minister, some in the Congress feel that he may also be denied the Lok Sabha seat from Chandigarh the next time.
As long as Indian society puts an onus on male dominance, we will constantly be at war with ourselves, writes Parvati Sharma.
If you look at the track record of some of the most successful companies across the world, there has been one common factor that has been at the centre of their growth story: their ability to adapt to change. Admittedly, change is never easy, but it is also a necessity, for growth, writes Anil Chanana.
Increased manufacturing output is always good news, but a fresh round of policy pushes is long overdue.