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Must religion & health be on collision course?

In the city, the corresponding figure was 302. Health experts consider an AQI (air quality index) above 100 as unhealthy.

15 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Don’t undermine SC, that would hurt India

The Supreme Court, as every Indian citizen knows, has served as the final word on some of the most important issues facing the country.

01 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Insiders and outsiders: Why migrants are vital

Young India is hungry for jobs that pay, and there are not enough — a harsh reality that even official documents are forced to acknowledge.

18 Oct 2018 4:32 AM

#MeToo to #UsToo: Power lies in numbers

The stories of sexual harassment that we are hearing today can’t be all lumped in one basket.

13 Oct 2018 2:02 AM

Why ‘constitutional morality’ is vital, and matters to us all

Lawyers and judges have in the past weighed into the discussion on constitutional morality with great vigour.

04 Oct 2018 6:20 AM


Why religious leaders could turn predators

The powerful often flout the law because they know they can get away; the club of the powerful look after each other.

20 Sep 2018 1:45 AM

Dissent & democracy: A real debate needed

Some of the recent arrests were under UAPA, a law that turns on its head the principle that everybody is innocent till proven guilty.

06 Sep 2018 7:55 AM

Rising above adversity: Signs of hope in Kerala

Flooded Kerala has shown us what resilience means and what a joint rescue effort by officials and the people can achieve.

23 Aug 2018 6:54 AM

After Bihar-UP horrors, act fast, halt kids’ abuse

There are around 9,000 government-run childcare institutions and shelter homes for women/girls across India.

09 Aug 2018 6:01 AM

Vikas and violence can’t go together

Development programmes work best when there is social stability.

27 Jul 2018 12:38 AM


How a nation deals with the past: An Asian story

As elections draw closer, expect more prattle about the past, more talk about Mughals who ruled centuries ago, their monuments, their mayhem.

18 Jul 2018 7:27 AM

Don’t let the poison of hate spread, fight back

This time, the target was none other than external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who was being viciously trolled in the social media.

28 Jun 2018 2:48 AM

Why guarding privacy, protecting your data is becoming vital in our digital age

No one quite knows when the Srikrishna Committee will present its final report to the government, but it could be pretty soon.

14 Jun 2018 2:15 AM

When religion and healthcare collide

Savita’s family, and activists in Ireland and around the world, have argued that her life could have been saved had the foetus been removed sooner.

31 May 2018 1:06 AM

Vikas & victory: There are no easy answers

Despite its many shortfalls, the Congress Party in Karnataka did deliver its vision of social welfare centred-development.

17 May 2018 1:52 AM


Why India is seeing red over Red Fort’s upkeep

The Taj Mahal is next, and several blue-chip Indian companies are reportedly competing to adopt it.

03 May 2018 12:28 AM

A restorative narrative after cascade of horror

The barrage comes while most of us are yet to get over the two ghoulish reports that have convulsed the nation.

19 Apr 2018 2:20 AM

Acquainting American readers with Asia’s third-largest economy

Ayres needs no introduction to those who follow international affairs.

06 Apr 2018 12:18 AM

Leak wake-up call: Rejig exams, junk cramming

In the short term, everything possible needs to be done to ensure that subsequent batches of students do not face a similar trauma.

05 Apr 2018 6:13 AM

No jobs at home: Why war zones lure Indians

Successive Indian governments have successfully evacuated stranded Indians from conflict zones.

22 Mar 2018 12:58 AM