The citizenship identification matter is extremely volatile in Assam as the state has witnessed violent anti-immigrant mobilisation since the early 1980s
Never before in the past, a political party has taken credit for its ability to ‘buy’ the support of elected legislators. The absence of media censure of it clearly shows the manipulation of electoral results has become the new normal in the country.
Two thirds of Nepal’s total trade are with India only. Not only that, more than 90 percent of landlocked Nepal’s exports and imports transit through its large southern neighbor.
Indian democracy is still vulnerable with a number of soft spots. Country’s regional and ethnic divides and economic underdevelopment continue to pose challenges...
Falsifications of historical evidence and symbols designed to discredit political rivals are universal features of the struggle for power.
Farmers are opposing the Par-Tapi-Narmada and Damanganga-Pinjal river-linking projects between Gujarat and Maharashtra
Even if Modi is concerned about growing Sikh separatism in Canada, it is commonsense that India will gain more by maintaining a friendly-working relationship with Trudeau
The SC verdict is a landmark verdict. It clearly rules that the rivers are national assets and no state can claim sole right over it.
While BJP offers a conservative, rightwing, majoritarian brand of politics, Congress Party is the only party in the country, with a matching alternative base and ideology to challenge it.
Instead of BJP gloating over the prospect that Jay Panda might join its ranks, it should rather be worried that Naveen can cause a big exodus from the party in the state
In a democratic set up like India, citizens have to be sufficiently informed, and they should be able to adequately understand the societal challenges and their possible solutions in order to shape the direction of the country.
India’s Hindutva trolls often join hands with Sweden’s ultra-nationalists to hurl abuse at Muslim refugees. But, they tend to forget that the Hindu diaspora in Sweden will also sooner than later come under far-right’s radar of hatred.
Smaller classroom with interested students is anytime better than a larger classroom with an aloof bunch.
The Hindu diaspora has been taking keen interest in electoral politics, supporting and financing the ‘Hindutva’ candidates in elections in India.
A sub-regional strategy with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal will only help India be able to bargain with China from a position of strength on water sharing issues.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
People visit the deserted Chandrabhaga sea beach, amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri.PTI Photo
Snow covered peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains range of the Himalayas after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Palampur.PTI Photo
A railway worker repairs a foot-over bridge at Hatia railway station yard in RanchiPTI Photo
Odisha passenger trains parked at Hatia Railway station yard after Indian Railways cancelled trains as a precautionary measure in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.