By Joyeeta Biswas | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2015 06:23 PM IST
Welcome to the bizarre world of North and South Korea, two countries technically at war for 65 years, fighting in ways you'd never expect.
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2015 10:21 PM IST
While the census data on religion is open to misuse, the drop in growth rates reflects better education levels.
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2015 10:28 PM IST
If the Patels have their way, the reservation genie will be well and truly out of the bottle.
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2015 12:25 AM IST
If the new constitution is not owned by the country’s minorities, it would be a self-defeating exercise for the State in transition.
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2015 12:24 AM IST
Bihar’s election is arguably the most important political event of the year. There seem to be some breaks from entrenched patterns in the election discourse.
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2015 08:20 AM IST
The fast piling rubble after the devaluation of the Chinese yuan has forced a rethink on the emerging world’s promise as the engine of global growth.
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2015 08:13 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi makes a compelling case for the rights and entitlements of Muslims.
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2015 02:17 AM IST
India and Pakistan should be alert to the dangers of avoiding dialogue altogether.
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2015 01:59 AM IST
The rising cost of onions will affect both our palate and the palatability of our politicians.
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2015 02:14 AM IST
With the NSA talks coming up, India seems to be sending out contradictory signals on Pakistan and terror.
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2017 03:57 PM IST
The government must take a long hard look at how to salvage our institutions of excellence.
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2015 08:46 AM IST
It is not yet clear if the financial package for Bihar will yield any dividends for the BJP
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2015 12:55 AM IST
India’s economic potential can’t be held to ransom by perceptions created by the rough edges of politics.
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2015 02:27 AM IST
Voters have rejected Rajapaksa’s authoritarian politics. This signals warmer ties with India.
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2015 02:50 AM IST
We have to find the means to prevent conflict over water and come up with ways to conserve this resource.
By Dalbir Singh and Kalikesh Singh Deo | None
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2015 03:13 AM IST
India has made significant progress in reducing tuberculosis, but its burden still remains at epidemic proportions.
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2015 02:21 AM IST
If caste factors can swing Bihar’s vote, the NDA combine has an edge over the Nitish Kumar-Lalu Prasad one
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2015 02:14 AM IST
Firing along the LoC is taking a toll on civilians and will impact the NSA talks.
By Ira Trivedi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2015 02:28 AM IST
Pornography distorted notions of sex for young men who had never had sexual relationships. But with few venues to talk about sex, India’s youth are taking cues on ‘healthy’ sexuality from online porn.
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2015 02:17 AM IST
Modi’s I-Day speech reviewed last year’s promises but held back big announcements.
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2015 12:04 AM IST
Only aggressive conservation can protect our endangered species. Our survival depends on this.
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2015 12:15 AM IST
The monsoon session was a saga of missed opportunities. Both sides must share the blame.
By Joyeeta Biswas | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2015 07:44 PM IST
Vishal declares sex before marriage is against Indian tradition, wins admiration from moral authorities.
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2015 12:20 AM IST
PM Modi’s UAE visit highlights a neglected foreign policy landscape and the disapora’s contribution to India.
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2015 12:54 AM IST
The delay in passing the GST Bill will affect jobs, revenues and investments adversely.
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2015 01:22 AM IST
Afghanistan’s president makes it clear that the decisions Pakistan takes now will be critical for the region’s future.
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2015 01:12 AM IST
India may avoid a drought, but this may not control inflation or boost farm output.
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2015 11:44 PM IST
The law should ensure that religious festivities don’t inconvenience the public.
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2015 01:31 AM IST
The police have no business enforcing ‘morals’ as in Mumbai, they must stick to law and order.
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2015 02:22 AM IST
The report of the Union urban development ministry on the levels of cleanliness, or the lack of it, in 476 Indian cities makes the case for Swachh Bharat even stronger.