Extrajudicial measures can't be condoned

NEW DELHI, March 21 -- Madhya Pradesh chief minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has a way with words - one that often leads him from one controversy to another. At times it can be passed off as hardsell;... Read More

Little to do with dividing Hindus

NEW DELHI, March 21 -- Those who are arguing that the Karnataka government's move to grant minority religious status to the Lingayats of Karnataka will set Hindus against each other and is an attempt ... Read More


NEW DELHI, March 21 -- Who has the ultimate power? God? No, the ultimate power lies within us. Unless and until we don't realise this fact, we'll end up doing nothing but praying to God to give us eve... Read More

Ingenuity can touch the lives of the marginalised

NEW DELHI, March 21 -- In a world driven by technology, it is often debatable whether adequate priority is given to the marginalised sections of society. So while we marvel at the human ingenuity that... Read More

Ending tuberculosis by 2025 isn't impossible

NEW DELHI, March 21 -- The Delhi End tuberculosis (End-TB) summit held recently was a watershed moment in the history of the disease. Prime Minister Narendra Modi affirmed a national commitment to rid... Read More

Don't reward Islamabad for its lies

NEW DELHI, March 21 -- Debt-ridden Pakistan is very vulnerable to Western sanctions, yet it is unclear whether US President Donald Trump's administration is willing to squeeze it financially in a way ... Read More

Don't let minor issues derail bigger goals

NEW DELHI, March 19 -- Once again, India and Pakistan finds themselves locked in the curious dance of one step forward and two steps back. Both nations are caught in a spiralling cycle of tensions ove... Read More

Congress gets ready for battle

NEW DELHI, March 19 -- With one of his most aggressive speeches yet, the new Congress president Rahul Gandhi concluded the party's 84th plenary on Sunday evening. He was unflinching in his attack on t... Read More


NEW DELHI, March 19 -- Confidence comes up from within and is not dependant on any external factors. Yet we lose some of it in situations not amicable for us. We feel shattered, lose hope and don't fi... Read More

AAP in Punjab is proving to be its own worst enemy

NEW DELHI, March 19 -- The politics of no-holds-barred tirades has its limits. This is a hard lesson that Arvind Kejriwal has learnt by tendering an unqualified apology to Akali leader Bikram Singh Ma... Read More