Telecommunications has, arguably, been the most spectacular of all of India?s recent achievements.
The renewed alarm that the H5N1 avian flu virus had mutated to a human one has been diffused by the WHO, which has said that the 14 cases of avian flu reported in Turkey in the last week weren?t through human transmission.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse?s visit to India will have served its purpose if it prompts the early resumption of the stalled peace process in the island.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee has spent a lifetime being enigmatic. It is only fitting that what purports to be his parting message, too, appears to be somewhat inscrutable.
Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav is the envy of every young boy in the country. All they can manage are toy train sets, no matter how elaborate, but Laluji has an entire working railway system, one of the largest in the world, to play around with.
Prakash Karat, despite bashfully resenting the tag, would be the ideal person at any Oxbridge Debating Society meet.
Not many NRIs who gathered in Hyderabad for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas could have been prepared for President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam?s call to put the Indian flag on Mars.
There are the occasional obvious questions that stare at us, but until someone brings them to public notice, we don?t even see them.
Last week, Teheran broke the International Atomic Energy Agency?s seals on a nuclear plant in Natanz to resume uranium enrichment research.
The Delhi High Court has struck one blow for equality, and one for tradition, in permitting women to serve liquor in bars. The issue of equality is obvious enough.
Sometimes it is difficult to believe that the India-Pakistan peace process is barely three years old.
Simply put: when it comes to taking decisions, the fewer the heads the better the decision.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in "A time to heal" (February 17), rightly asserts that Dalits have little moral respect left for themselves.
It is unfortunate that the government is still suffering from a double whammy of myopia and paranoia.
Rajapakse has a delicate political balancing act in the polarised island that has been increasingly divided along ethnic lines.