A lack of coherence marks the Modi government’s foreign policy, especially in strategic relations with China and Pakistan. Nothing that has been said or done during the past year has reduced differences between India and them This is the season of
While politicians will play games, the people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana would like the economy to regain momentum. For this, both Chief Ministers should be less obsessed with building their capitals and focus on development. Addressing an audience
Despite the presence of caste in the globalised world of Indian modernity, the belief that caste consciousness is a rural occurrence persists. ‘Urban’ and ‘rural’ continue to be treated as contrasting categories as terms of referen
Surprisingly for a nationalist party-led government, national security and defence have occupied scant space while showcasing its achievements. On May 26, 2015, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government completes a yea
The Gujarat Chief Minister’s attempt to distinguish herself from her predecessor by making women’s issues a priority hardly gets around the deep discrimination that Muslims in the State face in the form of communalism and a lack of housing.
A reasonable case can be made that the Delhi Lieutenant Governor’s discretionary powers do not extend to the appointment of the Chief Secretary without the ‘aid and advice’ of the Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers The tussle