Published on Feb 26, 2024 08:35 PM IST
In a few weeks, the 2024 Lok Sabha polls will be announced. What narratives and strategies do the NDA and the INDIA blocs have in place?
A SC interim order provides an opportunity to revisit the definition to balance India’s economic interests and infrastructure needs with sustainable goals
The agitators are at a crucial juncture. Their demands must go beyond reservation – for a caste census, a scientific study, and against caste and patriarchy
Barely a fortnight to go before the Lok Sabha elections are announced, the Congress is in a mess in the state where it was hoping to turn the tables on the BJP
Nine hilly states that failed to take up the Centre's incentives for urban planning-informed development get their act together after recent climate disasters
All accused have right to a lawyer, a woman has the right to earn without discrimination, Governors must stay neutral, newspapers have freedom of expression
A tale of two countries, and their approach to IVF treatment: In India, the rules are being amended too, but in favour of couples
A 351-page report on the quality of our environment is perhaps the first documented evidence of scientists bringing global warming to a US President's attention
Politics must criticize new-economy for failing to solve India's structural transformation problem, but first, it must uncouple from dirty capital
Millions of birds use the path that encompasses 30 countries over land and water, including India
The Nehru-Gandhis have represented Rae Bareli in the Lok Sabha for over 30 years. With Sonia Gandhi not contesting in ’24, everyone has the same question
Published on Feb 21, 2024 08:16 PM IST
The framework of national vs ecological security set up by the act is dangerous. The SC’s interim order gives us pause enough to go back to the drawing board
This isn’t the first time that a law has been passed on reservation for the Marathas. The previous two attempts were shot down by the courts. Here’s why
Corporate or individual, anonymous or known, opaque or transparent — these keywords mark the committee reports on party financing and election expenditure.
The RLD has sensed a shift of Jat voters over to the BJP, and the saffron party would like Jayant to campaign in Jat-dominated areas. Both hope it’s a win-win
The fight between Sharad Pawar and Ajit Pawar will be the highlight of the elections in the state. Only one of them may survive politically
India’s SC rejected petitions for marriage equality, but Nepal’s SC rebuked the state for not registering same-sex marriages. What explains this difference?
Published on Feb 18, 2024 09:00 AM IST
There is no national anti-conversion law, but various states are enacting laws. Newer grounds where such so-called crimes can take place are being identified
Prime Minister Modi firmly believes that manufacturing capability is crucial as India seeks to take its rightful place as a global leader in a new world order.
Estranged allies, Congress chums of Rahul Gandhi, opposition leaders in general, caste leaders in remote locations, all are on BJP's poll-time radar.
The lure of a common civil code has for long attracted lawmakers. A new civil law, like the UCC, is an opportunity to reflect changed social mores — does it?
As farmers head towards Delhi to demand an MSP law for all crops, their 2020-'21 Delhi Chalo protests should remind us that their demand isn't new after all
A history of the slogan that has carried forward from Indian Independence to the present, and what it means to the tribal communities and forest dwellers
Hemant Soren says the BJP used agencies to topple his government as he is a tribal. The BJP, in turn, knows it needs a tribal leader for a headway in Jharkhand.
The Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi joined the rainbow family that stands opposed to the saffron alliance. Will this alliance stand a chance in Maharashtra’s politics?
Increasing the number of prisons is only half the work to address overcrowding. The other is to tackle the population of undertrials. These 4 charts show why
The destabilisation of the US-Iraq relationship is the latest strategic butterfly effect of the Gaza war; its spillover effects have now hit Jordan
A new book examines everything from pre-histories to post-realisations as well as the continuing impact of the movement that reframed the gender conversation
Published on Feb 04, 2024 03:37 PM IST