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...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Male Rape: Making the System Neutral

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence While gender-specific laws against perpetrators of sexual assaults must continue, those in favour of victims should become gender-neutral By Venkatasubramanian...

Taxation in India: Losing its force

Above: Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay By Roopashi Khatri The term “taxation without representation” has lost its force in modern Indian democracy. India owes its...
Honest Broker?

Honest Broker?

The US President’s offer to mediate or arbitrate in the Kashmir issue has sent alarm bells ringing among the former Pakistan diplomats, who feel...
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...
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...
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...
Capt Chand Singh (retd) with Murti Devi after a hearing at Tis Hazari courts. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Lothario’s Messy Marriages

Above: Capt Chand Singh (retd) with Murti Devi after a hearing at Tis Hazari courts. Photo: Bhavana Gaur An embattled wife gets succour after a...
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...

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