• Sep
    06

    A woman persecuted by her husband’s family, for possibly carrying a female foetus, it’s immediate death prophecied by a local astrologer, combines many elements of the hold of tradition in

  • Sep
    04

    In 2014, at an election campaign rally, Rahul Gandhi blamed RSS of killing Gandhi, following which a defamation suit was filed by a RSS functionary against him. Now, Gandhi

  • Aug
    30

    Woody Allen has turned 80. But his energy has not ebbed and his creativity has not dimmed

  • Aug
    29

    The prosecution of an extraordinarily honest civil servant like HC Gupta on alleged coal block irregularities has shocked the civil service, politicians and many intellectuals concerned with national welfare.

  • Aug
    25

    Ever since it became evident that Myanmar had embarked on a course of political modernisation, particularly since the formal end of military rule in 2011, the country has emerged from

  • Aug
    22

    THE 19th century posed specific problems to theorists about how they would view the statistics of suicides, the problems of an industrialising society, the birth of nations, the questions of

  • Aug
    21

    The sedition law was promulgated by colonial Britain to suppress nationalist opinion and voices for freedom, but even our colonial rulers used the law with responsibility and discretion. In

  • Aug
    17
    By M Mahadevappa

    When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor. ” So said the famous Greek poet Euripides aptly summing up the importance

  • Aug
    16

    Economists often make mistakes in predicting outcomes. When they wear glasses tinted with politics, they blunder.

  • Aug
    15

    In the last few months, voices have been raised in the media on the need for Rajya Sabha in our parliamentary system and whether it serves any useful purpose.