The transgressions of former military dictators are now the subject of history and they all ruled with impunity.
If human resources bosses decide they want to hire a certain sort of person, then young people begin turning themselves into that sort of person.
Each bombing the Indian Mujahideen carries out is a medium for a political message enmeshed with India’s dystopic communal landscape: that democratic politics cannot defend India’s Muslims.
Protection of our fundamental rights remains paramount and the Judiciary must curb acts of excess, and ensure checks and balances.
While the Pakistan government is planning to set up a media commission and repeatedly talks of the safety of journalists, mere assurances cannot set things right.
His death sentence stands commuted to life on two grounds — that there was an unexplained delay of eight years in disposing of his mercy petition, and that he suffers from mental illness.
Though the losses do not appear massive, the message behind it cannot be wished away. The UPFA’s loss did not result in its main rival, the UNP, gaining votes.
Wherever you turn, whether in the factory, the newspaper, the farm or the university, the Chinese Communist Party secretary retains a decisive voice.
With India’s abstention vote, it would seem that South Block is wresting back control of its decision-making authority from that domestic sphere that has ridden roughshod over several foreign policy decisions.
The voting preference of Muslims in States is not an outcome of any national strategy; rather it is constituted at the grassroots level.
The delay of a go-ahead from the Cabinet for an indigenously designed neutrino detector is demoralising for scientists because it could turn investors away.
The strategic plan approved last year aims to stop transmission of all naturally-occurring ‘wild’ polio viruses by the end of this year and complete the task of eradication by 2018.
Sceptics argue that the seismic survey is a cover for hidden oil prospection that could have serious consequences for the environment.
What the people of India want, just as the angry middle classes in Ukraine, Bosnia Thailand and Venezuela do, is a government that is accountable, responsible, and effective in moving their country further into the modern world.
Today the bitterness has been put behind. Instead there is relief at having survived the ordeal, which the Muslim refugees attribute to the SP being in power.
If the expansion of the Public Distribution System results in an increase in market prices, it may counterbalance the benefits of food subsidy.
The Supreme Court order appointing former Indian cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar as interim head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India to manage the affairs of the Indian Premier League this year ought to be welcomed.
No progress has been made to fix responsibility for the mass killings in the last phase of the civil war in 2009.
In contained use, on a small scale in a lab, it’s absolutely fine. In a commercial situation, on a scale say for biofuels, you run into problems about how you adequately and securely contain those organisms.
The digital divide has gone out of favour, but millions of Indians not only remain illiterate, but are unable to access welfare schemes