Clearly, attempts are afoot to revive anger in sections of the Sikh community in Punjab and abroad. It's essential for the political leadership to pay heed, while taking care not to over-dramatise the situation
The 25th anniversary of Operation Bluestar is round the corner and so are the elections. With a 'panthic' party at the helm in Punjab, it is unlikely that the ruling Akali Dal would let go of an opportunity like this to play politics....
Shiv Sena "activists" vandalise Outlook office in Mumbai to "protest" Bal Thackeray being "portrayed in a negative light" in Outlook's Independence Day special issue
L'affaire Dera Sacha Sauda only highlights the terrorist calculus in Punjab: that at some stage, a convergence of political incompetence, an emotive public issue, and public discontent will abruptly catalyse a resurgence of terror.
A vast number of Indians polled were of the view that Indira Gandhi was the best Prime Minister this nation ever had. Faith in the dynasty's ability to revive Congress deserves respect because, quite possibly, it reflects the majority view.
Under the US leadership, the so-called war against terrorism has essentially become a war against Al Qaeda, but there are other adversaries too. To win against them all, US has to realise that freedom and Musharraf do not go together.
...between those who are directly involved in terrorism, and others - even where these others may include some elements sympathetic to the extremist cause, but who are not associated with any terrorist or criminal activity - is the most fundamental p
Pakistan's dominant political forces remain relentlessly tied to the country's roots in the ideology of religious exclusion, theocratic authoritarianism, communal hatred, and Islamist extremism as against India's defining ideologies of secularism, li
What most frightens bigots and fundamentalists across the world is the progress of science which destroys the irrational myths that underpin the cosmology of religions, and puts the power of knowledge into the hands of the people...
There is a combination of factors that suggests that 'declaration of martyrdom' of Bhindranwale should not be viewed in isolation, and that there is, in fact, a concerted pattern indicating that mischief is afoot once more.
Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.PTI Photo
A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.PTI Photo
Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.PTI Photo
Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates