In the battle over curricula, the Left tells stories that focus only on making the elite squirm in guilt, while the Right prefers glory by distorting history, but the victims remain voiceless
A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.
The concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution to combat air pollution.
A comprehensive count can be helpful in deciding categorical revisions and inclusion/exclusion of castes/communities in deciding reservations and redistributive policies on a scientific basis.
Non-BJP parties hoping to stall the massive shift of OBCs towards the Hindutva brigade. But there are gains too for the BJP if it plays its cards well.
Recommendations by several commissions gather dust as successive regimes decide to play it safe.
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
Humanities has been the second or third choice for a huge percentage of students in Indian colleges and universities
Rankings largely reinforce the dominant impressions about institutions’ reputations, says little about students’ needs
Fahim Dashty resisted, till death, the Taliban’s sectarianism. His heart beat only for a modern, democratic Afghanistan.
Exchanges, government and security agencies need to work closely to create a regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency market
Addressing chronic ‘political’ violence in Kannur demands engaging every layer of society permeated by its apparatus and mechanisms
The shifting of Durand Cup to Calcutta is harsh on Delhi’s football lovers
Exclusion of the 1921 rebellion from our freedom struggle’s official history is a grave injustice to history and in line with the British view
From Bihar to Mumbai, Manoj Bajpayee’s story is an inspiration to small-town actors
The caste census must not be bound up in a scarlet letter: it is a vital tool to unlock India's real potential
Manoj Bajpayee more than acts out his role—he completely absorbs it
In Manoj, there is kinship that goes beyond those of director-actor, upstart-mentor...
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav during a By-election campaign in Kusheshwar Assembly constituency, in Darbhanga.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses during 'Pratibha Samman Samaroh' on the ocassion of Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti at Tyagraj Stadium in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
An artist gives finishing touches to an idol 0f Goddess Laxmi ahead of Diwali festival, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Indian cricket team fans perform 'havan' ahead of the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan, in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
People wait for their turn to get inoculated with a dose of the Covishield vaccine at a hospital, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.
Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.
How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.