Salt workers toil under inhuman conditions to create the ingredient that converts a tasteless lump of calories into consumable tasty food
The Nuclear Liability Bill, which puts the onus of damages on the supplier, continues to hamper normalisation of India’s nuclear trade with countries including the U.S. and France.
Britain’s global leadership role on this issue would if anything pile positive pressure on authorities at home to put in place mechanisms that are more humane and sensitive while screening applicants.
Intellectual life is ironic because really smart people often do the dumbest things precisely because they are carried away by their own brilliance.
The world’s most widely used insecticides have contaminated the environment across the planet so pervasively that global food production is at risk.
Even before Narendra Modi’s personality added a new dimension to the question, many have viewed the BJP’s attitude towards institutions of parliamentary democracy with suspicion.
Although meant to function as watchdogs, human rights institutions in India are treatedas subordinate departments with scant regard for their autonomy or statutory character
The lack of a law providing certain basic rights to refugees violates India’s obligations under customary international law.
The insistence on a 25 per cent public float for public sector undertakings, instead of the present norm of 10 per cent, is an important step that could have multiple benefits.
Most of them are scared and, in the absence of any security, determined not to return to their villages. In many cases their homes have been burnt and their property has been looted.
The Five Principles have withstood the test of time and made significant contributions to the cause of world peace and progress
The latest UN report places India's maternal mortality as highest in the world at 17% of global maternal mortality.
Doval is not one for grand, cooperative schemes. He isa hawk, but a cautious one. His diagnoses are gloomy, but his prescriptions restrained.
Emphasis on education as a single and narrow discipline is inimical tothe development of a coherent field of study with a well-defined domain
Women in power should rise above political, caste and religious considerations and come together to form advocacy groups.
Even the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development had in three instances reviewed the proposals for revising the Act and consulted various stakeholders.
The two hikes together are expected to fetch the Railways between Rs.7,000 crore and Rs.8,000 crore in a full year.
The prime minister's 10-point agenda indicates seriousness about education targets.
There is a broad consensus on the causes of the present crisis and the way forward for Iraq. Mr. Maliki’s sectarian approach has to be replaced by a broad-based government that provides the space and the opportunity for the country’s diverse population.
At the core of the dispute was an impassioned argument over whether the principle of succession in the nascent Muslim state should be dynastic or meritorious.