A crisis for the British monarchy | HT Editorial

India, March 9 -- The British monarchy has gone through its share of crises - from more personal controversies around Prince Charles and Princess Diana's marriage to political challenges, including a ... Read More

Make water a core issue | HT Editorial

India, March 9 -- A draft of China's new Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) has cleared the building of dams on the lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo river, as the Brahmaputra is known in Tibet, before it f... Read More

Review the architecture of reservations

India, March 8 -- On Monday, during a hearing on the constitutional validity of the extension of reservations to the Marathas in Maharashtra, the Supreme Court sought a response from states about whet... Read More

In Bengal, the battle of political narratives

India, March 8 -- Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi formally kicked off the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s campaign in West Bengal on Sunday. The key thrust of his speech in Kolkata was a critique of ... Read More

Why individual freedom matters

India, March 7 -- There are grave injustices that women continue to face in 21st century's version of a patriarchal society - gender-based violence (on the internet too); lack of effective representat... Read More

Imran Khan survives, but with a taint

India, March 7 -- Pakistan's Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has secured his position for the foreseeable future by securing a vote of confidence in Parliament after the shock defeat of his finance min... Read More

Shaping India's urban future

India, March 5 -- The Centre, on Thursday, released the rankings of the Ease of Living Index (EoLI) 2020 for cities with a population of more than a million and those with less than a million people. ... Read More

Scrap the sedition law | HT Editorial

India, March 4 -- Rejecting a petition that sought action against former Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) chief minister and one of the country's senior-most leaders, Farooq Abdullah, for his comments opposing... Read More

In polls, don't disturb social harmony | HT Editorial

India, March 4 -- This year's elections for legislative assemblies are important not just in terms of determining the political balance of power nationally and the power configuration in West Bengal, ... Read More

The dangers of populism

India, March 3 -- On Tuesday, the Haryana governor gave his assent to a bill that provides 75% reservation for locals in all private sector jobs that offer a salary of less than Rs.50,000 a month. Thi... Read More