The very act of being held was enough to make Pakistan’s general elections a historic event. The election brings in a government that could normalise ties with India.
As we await the election results from Pakistan — and I believe we should have a clear idea of the outcome before the day is out, even if the outcome is not clear! — let’s pause and consider what sort of campaign it’s been, writes Karan Thapar.
Congratulations to you and your party for the thumping victory in Karnataka, writes Indrajit Hazra in an open letter to Dharmaputra Man-mohan.
In view of recent events, job advertisements, particularly for government appointments, are on the threshold of a revolution. Manas Chakravarty gives a few examples of these ads in the future.
The Karnataka assembly poll verdict is a case of choosing the bad over the worse. In what is perhaps the only silver lining in a perilously dark cloud, the Congress has left the BJP in its dust in the Karnataka assembly elections.
It really couldn't get any worse for the government. As recommended by the Supreme Court, there is an urgent need to make the CBI a truly independent body.
Meeting India's growing energy needs and ensuring environmental safety are difficult but not insurmountable.
Investigative website Cobrapost has alleged that several leading private and public sector banks and insurance companies help customers launder black money. The sting operation has underlined the need for an overhaul of the financial services system.
Political movements and the functioning of electoral democracy over the past 65 years have led to considerable social change in Karnataka. When faced with the ballot box, Karnataka prizes performance over identity, writes CP Bhambhri
Dealing with sexual assault needs an innovative approach as rape differs from other crimes in its method and perpetration. KK Paul writes.
By engaging with the politics of the street and communicating with the people directly, the Aam Aadmi Party is doing what mainstream politicians have forgotten to do, writes Sagarika Ghose
For the determined Indian harasser, conservatism, age, looks and dress do not constitute adequate deterrents.
The border standoff between India and China seems to have been resolved in a manner that seems to combine the best of diplomatic and military pressure. Recent events at Depsang must not affect the beneficial relationship India and China share.
With the powers of the judiciary, legislature and executive now having become blurred, the government must start listening to the country's Opposition, writes Sitaram Yechury
Beauty, we know, lies in the eyes of the beholder. But if the beholder happens to be the Saudi Arabian government, this can have rather unexpected consequences.