Tigers, which once roamed across Sumatra, have now become effectively marooned on a few disconnected national parks and are on the verge of disappearing.
The Warsaw negotiations have delivered empty new shells in the name of finance and technology to the developing world and repackaged existing financial commitments towards the poor countries in a green-coloured envelope.
Article 370 was and is about providing space, in matters of governance, to the people of a State who felt deeply vulnerable about their identity and insecure about the future.
It’s a business taking flight. Experts say there may be as many as 30,000 unmanned private and government drones flying in this country by 2020, ratcheting drones into a $90 billion industry, generating 100,000 jobs.
With its long history of communal violence, India certainly needs a specific law with a strong focus on preventing clashes between the majority community and minorities and providing reparations to the victims of such violence.
There has been a systemic breakdown in the justice delivery system.
Unlike the H7N9 strain, the latest H6N1 has infected just one person, a 20-year-old woman who presented with typical influenza-like symptoms.
The ‘Rayala-Telangana’ idea seeks to exploit a regional divide within a regional divide. It could backfire with serious consequences.
The resurgence of new radicals such as the madrasa-based Hefazet-e-Islam, patronised by both the Jamaat and the BNP, is viewed by India as inimical to the interests of a stable, democratic Bangladesh.
Through the last decade, India and Japan have made determined efforts to transform their bilateral ties. The week-long two-city state visit to India by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko is evidence that those efforts have been successful.
Telangana is now close to statehood on the strength of an untiring, intense mass struggle that had its basis in the assertion of historical political identities.
In America, debate and outrage at the NSA spying revelations have hardly abated; in Britain, the story has elicited barely a shrug. So what’s going on?
The refrain that the Geneva interim agreement and a diplomatic thaw in U.S.-Iran ties are also good for India is a reminder that New Delhi has not been able to chart an autonomous course with Tehran since 2005.
Modern economy must come to assume a mutualistic, and not a predatory, role toward the natural resource-based, labour-intensive sector of the economy.
Though it has been repeatedly held up as the gateway for India’s Look East policy, the country’s growth story has left the North-East region behind.
Most Americans think we’re still in recession, by which they doubtlessly mean ‘bad times.’ Something’s changed, but our economic vocabulary hasn’t kept up.
The ghosts of the 1984 riots are not going away just yet. Vigorous efforts are under way to resurrect them.
Though there are many positives to take away from reforms in the power sector, a major goal, of making electricity tariff affordable to the consumer, is nowhere near.
To be able to deliver appropriate legal services to the rural and tribal communities, we need an alternative delivery system with a different model of legal service providers
India’s GDP grew at 4.8 per cent for the second quarter of the current year, July-September 2013. The data, released by the Central Statistics Office on Friday, are entirely in line with expectations.