Opinion

The seats around the Afghan round table

India must shed its diplomatic diffidence as a stakeholder, even with the Taliban’s presence


Ban on bigamous marriages


TV choices, à la carte

How the new TRAI regulatory framework will pan out


Escape options

After losing the Brexit vote, the British PM’s best option is to postpone the exit date


Sedition and politics

The charge-sheeting of JNU students isa move to criminalise contrarian opinion


The coast is unclear

The Coastal Regulation Zone notification of 2018 increases the vulnerability of coastal people to climate disasters


Learning to compete

Skill India needs a sharp realignment if it is to meaningfully transform people’s life chances


Muslim, Islamic, Indian, or all of the above

Pakistan’s identity crisis, going back to the debates since its creation, remains unresolved


Manipur shows the way

Its anti-lynching law breaks important ground in attempting to control hate crimes and ensure police action


Two Soviet spaceships with 4 men in orbit


The tea-seller in Parliament

The man around whom people gather to discuss political issues


Sedition, once more

Invoking it against those opposed tochanges in citizenship law is reprehensible


Preventing student suicides

The rising number of cases must provoke a discussion on how outcomes of education are perceived in India


Half done

A plan is needed for plastic wastein packaging and manufacturing


Science and reason

The history of science in India must be treated as a serious subject rather than a matter of speculation


Where the rich got their way

Katowice signals a global climate regime that leaves the fate of the world hanging in the balance


The contours of contest ahead

In the Lok Sabha election, voters will assess whether they are better off today than they were five years ago


Two Soviet spaceships with 4 men in orbit


The tea-seller in Parliament

The man around whom people gather to discuss political issues


Half done

A plan is needed for plastic wastein packaging and manufacturing