A multi-dimensional index, not just income, can be a better measure of poverty, writes Ajay Chhibber
In an era when hung verdicts and coalitions have become normal, India should opt for an apolitical president, Vivek Gumaste
The new academic programmes launched by Delhi University won't help the students and will impact the institution badly, writes Shobhit Mahajan
Mahavir Jayanti is an important religious day for Jains. On this day in 599 B.C. a boy was born in a royal family in Vaisali district, near Patna. He was named Vardhman. Because of his display of extra-ordinary courage during his childhood, he was known as Mahavir.
With Suu Kyi's win and a reformist general, democracy is now a possibility in Myanmar, HT writes.
Biopics are our best available guides to how India in the 21st century shapes and gets shaped by the values of the new middle classes, writes Rachel Dwyer
Isaac Newton bridged the gap between the disparate worlds of science and faith, writes Liz Williams.
The benefits from the interest hikes must not be scaled down for small-term gains.
India is the sixth largest energy consumer in the world, accounting for 3.4% of global energy consumption. The total demand for electricity in India is expected to cross 950,000 MW by 2030.
Whether it is the Lokpal Bill, the foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail or the proposal for monitoring social networking websites, the common factor has been the inability of the government to effectively communicate.
'Anything worth doing is going to be difficult,' says Fauja Singh, the 100-year-old runner who this week became the world's oldest person to complete a full-length marathon, crossing the line at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront event in eight hours, 25 minutes and 16 seconds. (And he didn't finish last: five came in after him.)
The nine nights of Navratri are here again and they are very precious. They are enriched with subtle energy.
The new GDP estimate paints a gloomier picture. Are we prepared to face it?
During my confirmation hearing to become the US ambassador to India, I said that the real test of the US–India partnership will be how we work together on global challenges of our era. Timothy Roemer writes.
Air India (AI) is in an ICU and there are strident voices demanding its demise. Governments and most people have short memories. AI in the 1950s and 1960s was one of the finest airlines in the world and mentored Singapore Airlines. PC Sen writes.