• Sep
    12

    The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy
    — Martin Luther King,

  • Sep
    08

    Kishore Mahbu­bani, a retired Singaporean diplomat, published a pro­vo­cative essay in the Financial Times on Monday that began like this:
    “Dictators are falling. Dem­ocracies are failing

  • Sep
    07

    The latest India-related WikiLeaks di­sclosures, based on cables detailing co­nversations bet­w­een United States diplomats and Indian politicians, diplomats, bureaucrats and journalists, show many of the latter in remarkably poor light.

  • Sep
    06

    For India looking east is making more sense with every pa­ssing day. Asia’s economic growth and India’s trade ties with Asian countries are critical now to In­dia’s economic

  • Sep
    05

    There seems to be much confusion on the meaning and purpose of corpor­ate governance. In the light of recent scandals and global profligacy especially by banks and nations

  • Sep
    01

    On Tuesday Ja­pan got its 33rd prime minister Yoshihiko Noda since the end of World War II. Since the resignation of prime minister Junichiro Koizumi in

  • Aug
    31

    In many countries getting a university education is not what it used to be: Guaranteed entrance into an employment track, where salary and perks grew year in and year out.

  • Aug
    30

    The Union government and also state governments are e­xpanding the nu­mber of IITs and sc­hools that offer engineering and management education. They are supposed not only to address the

  • Aug
    29

    “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. ”
    — Mahatma Gandhi

    The country has be­en held hostage by the recent events at Ramlila grounds

  • Aug
    25

    Modern India has a new caste system. Today’s brahmins are the officialdo­m the administration that interprets not the shastras but laws and regulations