'And His Life Should Become Extinct': Mohammad Afzal Guru-- Complete coverage: from the Outlook archives
The threat of retaliatory terror strikes is not only in Jammu and Kashmir, but also in the rest of India.
'Starting with Kasab, now with Afzal Guru, the country is going to witness a spate of executions. We give a call to the nation to break this spiral of executions.'
'We may not be able to wipe out corruption, but endeavour to uncover instances of crony capitalism. Government should be seen to support enterprise per se and not particular entrepreneurs'
Nandy’s statement at Jaipur was a kind of myth; the outrage against him is a kind of myth too; and so too is the myth of the defenders,
“Compared to the Knesset it could have been, this is a very good Knesset!”
'...for greater public welfare and greater security,' said the FM. 'Yet, we adopt a disdainful attitude to growth... Without growth there will be neither development nor inclusiveness'
'While great awareness has been raised about sexual violence against women in India, much less is known about the problem of sexual abuse of children'
Thou shalt not play music; / Playing music, you say to the world, / “what joy is intended in being human”! There is the blasphemy...
As women and their defenders use the internet to out and fight their assailants, others use anonymity to attack their efforts to do so
"One month does not mean 30 days and one week does not mean seven days." Thus spake Ghulam Nabi Azad...
Nuclear power seems to have stalled, adding weight to the claims of those who maintain that atomic energy is finished in the UK
Instead of a radical jurisprudence, what we got is a mortifying jurisprudential disaster: leave alone its controversial elements, even its is bizarre
It’s all about loving your family, as K Jo told us ages ago. And Uddhav seems to have proved it by reaching out to Raj Thackeray, much sooner than anyone expected...
'The principle on which the international system is based is that the United States is entitled to use force at will. To talk about the United States violating international law or something like that is amazingly naive, completely silly.'
'The stringent provisions in the Ordinance will have a deterrent effect on the potential criminals during the period between now and the date on which the new law will be enacted by Parliament'
The world is an unjust place for women no doubt, but the remedial measures must not overlook the triad of culpability, legality and proportionality.
'Or else their is no difference between our women and film actresses,' says the J&K Grand Mufti