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Mar 27, 2015 12:55 AM
Women’s progress in South Asia cannot be measured by the few popular narratives of success alone. We must also hear the countless tales from the lives of unknown, ordinary, and unsung women On a March afternoon in Delhi not very long ago, Radha De
Mar 27, 2015 12:48 AM
Those screaming ‘conversion’ should know that even all the might of the British Raj could not succeed in enticing a serious number of Hindus into the flock I am a Christian. I believe that conversion is abhorrent when it is done for the wron
Mar 26, 2015 01:19 AM
Scholar-academic Martha Nussbaum argues for a culture of equal respect for all and a cultivation of empathy in the public sphere A prodigious scholar who has published innumerable books and articles, Martha Nussbaum has made landmark contributions in th
Mar 27, 2015 01:00 AM
War, pestilence, even climate change, are trifles by comparison. Destroy the soil and we all starve Imagine a wonderful world in which there was no threat of climate breakdown, no loss of freshwater, no antibiotic resistance, no obesity crisis, no terror
Mar 26, 2015 01:19 AM
Resolving the India-Bangladesh border crisis would grease the wheels for future cooperation, development, and trade in the region While India-Bangladesh ties have improved extensively in areas such as trade and commerce, people-to-people ties and securi
Mar 25, 2015 01:57 AM
With its judgment to strike down a legal provision for violating freedom of speech, the Supreme Court has paved the way for thoughtful jurisprudence in the age of the Internet While describing Sec.124A of the IPC (sedition) as the “prince among th
Mar 25, 2015 01:57 AM
With the tussle over controlling the State police unlikely to be resolved soon, the Delhi government should restart the thana-level committees, forcing the Centre to respond Administrative control over the Delhi Police has been a repeated source of conf
Mar 24, 2015 01:17 AM
What truly set him apart was his obsessive social engineering. He rebuilt Singapore virtually brick by brick… As an Indian, I wish Lee Kuan Yew had lived to be at least 97. He may then, in 2020, have taken a more positive view of India before fina
Mar 24, 2015 01:06 AM
Pushed by Pakistan-China initiatives, talks look likely between the Taliban and Afghanistan. This could block India’s economic interests in the region Negotiations between the Afghan unity government and the Taliban appear likely, with the Pakista
Mar 24, 2015 12:51 AM
Unity in action against the IS is the spur for Kurdish unity South of Kobane, Syria, on March 21, the Islamic State (IS) confronted the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga. Western bombers continued to hit IS tar
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