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.
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
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
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
- Aug17By 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
Economists often make mistakes in predicting outcomes. When they wear glasses tinted with politics, they blunder.
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.
A Republic without a pub is a mere relic”, CK Daphtary, the redoubtable first solicitor general of India, had made this remark in the 1950s. Six decades later, the
Japan does not rank high in international tables, when it comes to the presence of women in high office, be it in politics or in the economy. In fact,
Several states like Bihar and Assam and the north eastern region are experiencing heavy floods causing much damage to lives and livelihoods. This is not uncommon and that is
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