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Yet another twist

The split verdict by a two-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on the appointment of a »

Candidate Hillary

On April 12, Hillary Clinton moved one step closer to becoming the first-ever woma... »

A tale of two countries

The IMF’s forecast that India’s growth will overtake China’s... »
April 15, 2015

Blow for Net neutrality

It is no surprise to see online retailer Flipkart pulling out of Airtel Zero, the controversial plan offered by India’s leading telecom provider Bharti Airtel to provide its subscribers free acces... »
April 15, 2015

Will the Sena shed its skin?

Whether it is the vada pav protest by its activists against Shob... »
April 14, 2015

State of criminal defamation

The recent Shreya Singhal judgment of the Supreme Court that struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 as unconstitutional, has opened up pathways for wider and more n... »
April 13, 2015

Rafale and beyond

It seemed interesting that on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s departure for France, the Indian and French governments issued similar statements on the prospects of an agreement on the pu... »
April 11, 2015

Rekindling the fight against leprosy

The diagnosis and treatment of leprosy, or Hansen’s Disease, is now considered easier and more effective than ever before. Since 1983, the disease is curable with multidrug therapy. MDT was succes... »
April 10, 2015

Roots of terror in Kenya

There seems to be no limit to brutality for al-Shabaab, the Somali jihadi group. In what is estimated as the 17th attack in the last three years in Kenya, 148 people, mostly students, were... »
April 9, 2015

Seeking reaction by no action

In the face of virtual non-cooperation from banks, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to maintain the status quo in policy rates, in the first bimonthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2015... »
April 8, 2015

It’s show time, yet again

Less than a fortnight after the World Cup was beamed from across the seas from Australia and New Zealand, cricket will now be served in short, potent doses in India as the Indian Premier League (I... »
April 15, 2015

Fighting a futile war

By its own admission, the Communist Party of India (Maoist) is a flailing force, unable to alter its status from that of a guerrilla group; with its potency on the wane, it is nowhere near its sta... »
April 14, 2015

Admiration sans adherence

Political scientist, economist, jurist, social reformer, architect of India’s Constitution, and a leader of men: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a multifaceted personality with varied interests, defies attempt... »
April 13, 2015

Unacceptable decision

The decision of the Lahore High Court to release Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi from detention was not surprising considering that he had already been granted bail by an anti-terr... »
April 11, 2015

Just punishment

The conviction of B. Ramalinga Raju, the disgraced former chairman of Satyam Computer Services Ltd., B. Rama Raju, his brother and managing director, and some associates, closes a chapter on India... »
April 10, 2015

Forced migration and homecoming

The return of Pandits to Kashmir is integral to any solution to the Kashmir dispute, but the proposal to create enclaves for them in the Valley is a misconceived element of tokenism that would do... »
April 9, 2015

Violence in law enforcement

The killing of 20 woodcutters, who were apparently linked to a red sanders smuggling mafia, by the Anti-Smuggling Taskforce of Andhra Pradesh raises disturbing questions about police accountabilit... »
April 8, 2015

For some fresh air

The Centre’s move to provide real time data on air quality in some of India’s bigger cities brings policy focus to a key social determinant of health. »