Nov 22, 2014 12:45 AM
The Supreme Court’s indictment of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha for unprofessional conduct strikes a blow for those who have been fighting for probity in public life It was a sad day for the premier investigating agency of the country. The Supreme Cour
Nov 22, 2014 12:28 AM
Tunisia is one of the main sources of foreigners in the ranks of extremists fighting in Iraq and Syria. Tunisians were used to seeing Nidhal Selmi proudly sport his country’s red and white colours as a defender on the national football squad. So i
Nov 22, 2014 12:22 AM
By monetising the freezing and preserving of eggs and bargaining away the joys of a natural process for fast-tracking careers, corporates are sending out exploitative messages While policy makers have deliberated a draft surrogacy law in Parliament in wh
Nov 22, 2014 12:18 AM
In his second visit to Nepal, Narendra Modi will face a tricky and polarised political environment. In a few days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Nepal, his second time in a short span. Though this visit is for the South Asian Association for Re
Nov 22, 2014 12:14 AM
The conventional narrative that the CBI is a ‘caged parrot’, that is, an institution struggling to assert its autonomy in the face of political pressure, was turned on its head by Ranjit Sinha. The good thing about the tenure of Ranjit Sinha
Nov 22, 2014 12:14 AM
This week, Bhavya, a college student in Delhi, Yadav by caste, was strangled to death by her family for eloping with Abhishek, a Punjabi. The deployment of ‘honour’ is an intense form of social control on women, a disciplining of the body. F
Nov 21, 2014 02:31 AM
Plantation workers of Sri Lanka have historically been subjected to much adversity and oppression before they rightfully became citizens. But not much has changed since At the end of a back-breaking day, only one question awaits tea plucker Velu Parames
Nov 21, 2014 02:26 AM
Over 95 per cent of patients coming to super-speciality hospitals are at the wrong place and have incurred hardships when they could have been treated at their neighbourhood primary care centre. A number of announcements have been made by the Central and
Nov 21, 2014 02:10 AM
The telephone conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Mahinda Rajapaksa capped days of back channel persuasion by a number of emissaries. The unconditional release by Sri Lanka of five fishermen sentenced to death by a court in t
Nov 21, 2014 02:07 AM
The gathering of the Group of 20 countries in Brisbane over the past weekend was not without its share of lofty goal-setting on the big questions of the day that usually marks such summits. There are indications, however, of a realistic chance that the wo
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