Doctors in several parts of India resorted to strikes and held protests in support of their counterparts in Kolkata/Photo: UNI

Doctor’s Dilemma

Above: Doctors in several parts of India resorted to strikes and held protests in support of their counterparts in Kolkata/Photo: UNI The strike by medical...
Separatist groups taking out a protest march in Srinagar demanding justice for the Kathua rape and murder victim/Above: UNI

Kathua Rape Case: A Beacon For All

Above: Separatist groups taking out a protest march in Srinagar demanding justice for the Kathua rape and murder victim/Above: UNI By punishing six of the...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence 

Mental Health and Dignity: Whither Justice?

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence  All mentally ill persons who are convicted, the Court ruled, ought to be treated with dignity according to the Mental...
PM Modi with his council of ministers after the swearing-in ceremony on May 30/Photo: UNI

Retreat from Federalism

Above: PM Modi with his council of ministers after the swearing-in ceremony on May 30/Photo: UNI  The concept of democratic federalism, introduced by our...
Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj/Photo: UNI

US-Iran Imbroglio: The Politics of Oil

Above: Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj/Photo: UNI America’s directive to India not to lift Iranian oil leaves the new...
Low voter turnout – Is Compulsory Voting The Remedy?

Low voter turnout – Is Compulsory Voting The Remedy?

By Dr Rajvir Pratap Sharma The soul of India lives in its villages, said Mahatma Gandhiji more than half a century ago. Gandhiji might as...
Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesians Want To Go The EVM Way While Sceptics In India...

Above: Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia By Asif Ullah Khan At a time when the clamour for going back to...
photo: UNI

Election Commission: Crisis of Credibility

Even though the Election Commission in a positive move banned Modi’s biopic, it’s been hit by a slew of criticism for turning a blind...
The Udupi Power Corporation Ltd plant in KarnatakaPhoto adanipower.com

National Green Tribunal: A Paper Tiger?

Above:The Udupi Power Corporation Ltd plant in Karnataka/Photo: adanipower.com Though the National Green Tribunal has shown the way in environmental jurisprudence, it has lost its...
Advani’s Blog Leaves BJP Leadership Redfaced, Modi Tweets a Face-Saver

Advani’s Blog Leaves BJP Leadership Redfaced, Modi Tweets a Face-Saver

By Punit Mishra BJP veteran and former deputy prime minister Lal Kishen Advani had started blogging as early as January 2009 though the last of...

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