A session to discuss Noam Chomsky’s latest book was abruptly cancelled by the fest organisers on Friday
'Was this a question of censorship?' asks a statement published online after panel discussion was abruptly cancelled.
Umar Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year.
Noam Chomsky on the Trump Presidency and how to further enrich “The Masters of the Universe”
Obama's global drone assassination campaign is generating terrorists more rapidly than it is murdering those suspected of someday intending to harm us
We cannot gain a realistic understanding of who rules the world while ignoring the “masters of mankind,” as Adam Smith called them: in his day, the merchants and manufacturers of England; in ours, multinational conglomerates, huge financial institutions, retail empires, and the like.
What’s next for Israel, Hamas, and Gaza?
'...sadistic, vicious, murderous, totally without any credible pretext. It’s another one of the periodic Israeli exercises in what they delicately call "mowing the lawn."'
The bin Laden raid could have led to nuclear annihilation. America's nuclear history is riddled with examples of narrowly avoided catastrophe. How long can we tempt fate?
Almost every day brings news of awful crimes, but some are so heinous, so horrendous and malicious, that they dwarf all else
The noted political commentator on the campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel
It is important to understand what life is like in Gaza when Israel’s behaviour is “restrained,” in between the regular manufactured crises like this one. ..
The “security” in national security means not the security of the American people but of those who run the national security state. A look at how Washington protects itself and the corporate sector.
Who will win? Obama or Netanyahu? Chomsky or Walt / Mearsheimer?
Is the US president veering toward isolationism? Or will he proudly carry the banner of exceptionalism?
'In Western discourse, it provides authorisation for the US and NATO to use violence wherever they choose without Security Council authorisation. If it weren’t so tragic it would be farcical.'
The Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in Jerusalem proceed within a framework of assumptions that merit careful thought.
On the ongoing conflict in Syria, protests in Turkey, Edward Snowden, and what is left of the 'Arab Spring'': 'I do not know if it is an Arab Winter, but at least an Arab Autumn'.
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