• Jul

    Missile man and people’s president — those two sobriquets sat pretty on Avul Pakir Jainalubdeen Abdul Kalam. That apart he held many other enviable designations in a long

  • By Shubha Singh

    The island nation of Maldives celebrated its 50th year of independence in the midst of some troubling political developments that included the sacking of its vice president and the making

  • In Yakub Memon’s hanging, the eternal question haunting jurisprudence around the world has come back to India with a bang: should death penalty be abolished? There are those who believe

  • Jul

    The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most famous tool. Social activist Teesta Setalvad famous for her attack against BJP-led Gujarat government’s role in the post-Godhra communal

  • The signing of the Indo-US civilian nuclear energy agreement was the defining moment that marked the re-alignment of ties between what were once described as “estranged democracies”. It was

  • Statehood for Delhi occupies a unique position in the Indian Union of states and union territories. It is a state, which has a chief minister who does

  • Jul

    The oldest player in the men’s circuit to still win Grand Slam titles, Leander Paes rightly says age is just a number, something he just ‘looks at and smiles’.

  • The historic accord between Iran and the US-led group of six nations that brings Iran out of international sanctions would bring wide-ranging changes in the region. Besides the impact

  • Jul

    The recent exposition of former RAW chief Amarjit Singh Dulat’s book Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years has thrown fresh light on a troubled phase of Indian history, one where India’s security

  • The political scene in Sri Lanka has changed once again with parliamentary elections due five weeks from now. Barely six months after the surprise electoral verdict in January this