Opinion

A Nobel collaboration

It’s time to acknowledge that scientific achievements draw from more than individual genius


Will India get over its obsession with godmen?

They are here to stay, until social consciousness undergoes a qualitative change


The house on Primrose Hill

Underlying Ambedkar’s crusade to annihilate caste was a fundamental desire for freedom


Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia dead


Adulteration of Food Bill.


Making dissent invisible

Why protests should not be barredat Delhi’s Jantar Mantar


The art of the nuclear deal

The Trump cliffhanger on Iran


Banning the bomb

ICAN’s Nobel Peace Prize highlightsthe urgent need to outlaw nuclear weapons


The will to die

Advance directives on withdrawal of life support must come with robust safeguards


Accountability, not armour plating

We need a debate on police reforms


The architecture of choice

The ‘nudge’ philosophy, and how it can be used to encourage certain outcomes


Regulating the gig economy

The Uber case in London is a test of how to deal with the employment model


Learning from history

It’s not enough to know who killed Mahatma Gandhi — we must understand why he was killed


Wet Mysore faces toddy shortage


Important results in Flanders battle


More than a cameo

When a reporter sees himself depicted on screen


The wrong options

GST and demonetisation are not the structural reforms that will boostthe economy


Well-deserved ‘nudge’

Richard Thaler has been crucial in puttingthe human at the heart of economics


Foggy thinking

Delhi’s firecracker ban may not work any better than Punjab’s stubble-burning ban did


Measuring judicial merit

In making collegium decisions public, the Supreme Court must also reason out its measurement of ‘merit’