The bodies of evidence in Punjab
Is a reported spike in corpse sightings at a sluice gate along the Bhakra main line canal linked to rising agrarian distress in the Malwa region? The
Landing a quick-fix
The Centre’s plan to identify surplus land held by government departments and public sector undertakings with a view to auctioning such land to the p...
Mr. Obama at Hiroshima
As expected, U.S. President Barack Obama did not utter any apology on behalf of his country for dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945. But suc...
The new game changer in Pakistan
Much hope floats on the potential of the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor — but many are also highlighting the ambiguity about some links in
‘Punjab overstayed in agriculture’
Lakhwinder Singh, professor of economics, and coordinator at the Centre for Development Economics and Innovation Studies at Punjabi University, Patia...
Everybody loves Vincent
Van Gogh believed that his paintings communicated with the world. Now the world has turned to his paintings to tell his story
Two years of governance
Two years of the BJP-led government have been remarkable and unique though marred on occasion by avoidable controversies (“Govt. is accountable, pro-...
Bans on women
The Council of Islamic Ideology’s recommendation (‘World’ – “‘Husbands in Pak. should be allowed to beat wives’”, May 27 makes a mockery of civilised...
Attacks on African nationals
As one who was born and raised in Africa, I can understand the anguish of African diplomats in India in connection with the fatal attack on a Congole...
Does the fate of the team lie in the hands of the coach?
The reason why foreign coaches were invited previously was for their strategic management
‘Structural reforms will continue’
Arun Jaitley explains why he is confident about passing pending legislation
Bloc, stock, and barrel
India and the EU can use the current lull in their interaction to understand themselves better and build a more pragmatic and informed partnership
Watch the follow through
Deals done with Iran, the challenge for India will be to ensure timely implementation. Delivery is key for a nation that wants to make up for lost tim
Reaching out to Africa
The Ministry of External Affairs, in the end, was mobilised sufficiently to persuade African envoys to call off their proposed boycott of the Africa ...
Birth pangs of payments banks
Barely nine months since the Reserve Bank of India announced the names of the 11 applicants who had won “in-principle” approval to start payments ban...
Road ahead for the Congress
Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has not elaborated on what the Congress has to do to reinvent the party (“Bring back leaders who left Cong...
Controversy over the Big B
The constant emphasis on the government’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ initiative is only a pretext for defending the indefensible — Amitabh Bachchan’s...