Should he be participating in a programme to celebrate Ashok Singhal, who was being prosecuted by an agency of his own erstwhile government for involvement in a serious crime?
The saffron party’s election strategy was similar when its leaders were unsure of a victory in Bihar.
Can you really fool all the people all the time? The Gujarat model is being shown up as fake.
This is the first study to show various shell shapes need different energy levels for tortoises that have flipped over to self-right.
Data on caste-based violence in metropolitan cities confirms the grim reality that sits at odds with the narrative of an aspiring global superpower.
The company recently petitioned the Maharashtra and Rajasthan electricity regulatory commissions, asking to be reimbursed for extra fuel costs incurred by its power plants.
There is skepticism as well as a lot of hope, and it is now up to the big parties to lead Nepal on the path to peace and prosperity.
The focus on conflict between state and non-state actors in Kashmir hides the social divisions within Kashmir.
Legally, it is the Medical Council of India and not the Delhi government that is empowered to delicense and punish doctors or hospitals guilty of negligence or malpractice.
Bandwagoning with the US cannot be a substitute for a working foreign policy in our own region and near abroad.
As India and the rest of the world hurdles from one banking crisis to the other, we look to bail-outs and now bail-ins as solutions. We need to go beyond this and adequate equity capital is the answer.
Two brutal attacks just a week apart in Bhagalpur, and the very different political receptions they have got, say as much about Bihar’s caste politics as the assaults themselves.
Shipping industry experts fear the proposed Enayam port, proximate to the Vizhinjam port in Trivandrum and the Vallarpadam port in Cochin, may not be sustainable.
Amrita’s works, on display at the Kasturbhai Lalbhai Museum in Ahmedabad, adumbrate her strong personality, sexuality and sensibility as a young artist.
This day, 71 years ago, the Constituent Assembly held its first session. The very process by which the constitution was made holds inspiring lessons in the power of hope, active individual leadership, diversity and dissent.
Sanju believes there is a lot more work to be done in the field of cosmetics, especially since many of them fall in a huge grey area and are often overlooked.
Gujarat’s ‘frontier’ districts at its remote margins may be the vanguards of change.
At a time when most of the medieval world was laid waste by the brutality of the Mongol armies, Khilji kept India – and its culture and civilisation – safe from the scourge.
“The industry wouldn’t be interested in funding something that would help only a handful of patients.” The market for any drug produce would be small and profits, non-existent.
The BJP has been eyeing tribal votes in this election after sensing a dent in its loyal Patidar vote bank.
In the latest incident of cattle-related violence in Rajasthan, 22-year-old Talim Hussain was gunned down by the police on Wednesday.
Can the US stand its ground and outwit the military-ISI-jihadi complex of Pakistan?
‘Unless Assam Is Allowed to Develop on Its Own Resources, Unrest Will Always Be There’: Hiren Gohain
The prominent Assamese public intellectual speaks about the state’s fraught journey in independent India, his opposition to BJP rule in Assam and more.
The ramifications of dynastic succession go beyond electoral politics. They form the core of India’s political culture.
It is the people of India who have to pick up the pieces and reclaim the inclusive pluralist traditions of this ancient diverse land.
There was a school on one edge of the Sagar island in the Sunderbans in 2014; it is not there anymore. Today, sea water regularly comes in a hundred metres beyond the spot where the building stood.
The party is putting up a fierce fight by letting the Hardik-Alpesh-Jignesh trio capture the caste-based anger against the BJP, while Rahul focuses on larger political economy issues.
Most Former SC Judges Believe in Death Penalty, But Don’t Have Faith in Criminal Justice System: Report
A new study shows that while most former judges saw immense problems in the criminal justice system as a whole, it did not change how they thought about the death penalty.
While it is not the EC’s job to see that the ballot boxes in Gujarat produce a verdict commensurate with the angry mood, it should go to any lengths to ensure a level playing field.
In studying the Sangh parivar for my film, I encountered the disciplined manner in which the December 6, 1992 operation was planned.
The signature project of Andhra Pradesh is messier than it looks.
Ninety-seven percent of all incidents have occurred over the last three years since the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed power in May 2014.
After huge incentives to corporate units, the Gujarat government is left with limited funds for education, health, environment and employment for the masses.
The well-planned destruction of the Babri Masjid 25 years ago was a dress rehearsal for further acts of vandalism that are in store. No wonder the assault on witnesses like photographers and smashing of their cameras felt like a ‘blinding of the nation’.
The deliberate averting of the gaze from genuine newsworthy issues is equally a sign of how journalists are out to divert the national conversation.
The Varachha road constituency which is the centre of Surat’s diamond trade has been slipping out of the BJP’s hands since the area saw massive violence and arson in 2015.
To neutralise hostility against it, the BJP machinery has pushed aside its slogan of vikas and is focussing on polarisation tactics. But will this be enough?
While synergising state and business interests through ‘single window’ mechanisms helps investors, it can compromise the role of regulatory agencies like the state pollution control board.
Are CCTV cameras really the best way to keep schools sexual assault-free?
As Filmed Murder of Muslim Man in Rajasthan Goes Viral, Official Culture of Impunity Towards Hate Crimes Blamed
A statement by various organisations in Rajasthan has demanded provision of absolute security to all the Muslims in the state.