President Obama is offering relief in a deal that is absurdly asymmetric: the West would weaken sanctions in exchange for cosmetic changes that do absolutely nothing to weaken Iran’s nuclear infrastructure.
Unless we see concrete action, we owe it to the Iranian people to forcefully encourage Iran’s rulers to comply with international human rights obligations.
New power plants will improve the power situation in Uttar Pradesh but the State lacks the enterprise to negotiate with farmers on issues fundamental to their existence.
A weakened Free Syrian Army and a chaotic Syrian National Coalition leave the rebels across the country vulnerable to retribution from both the government and the Islamists.
To the BMB will go the distinction of being the first-ever public sector bank to have been set up by the government, as the others came into being through nationalisation of existing private banks.
Supreme Court upheld a Patna High Court judgment that said being in prison or in lawful police custody will disqualify a person from contesting elections.
Any dilution of zoning and construction in the Regional Plan prepared by the NCRPB could upset the balance between urbanisation and conservation.
The Gujarat snooping incident should be used as an opportunity to ask how the government has assumed the power to order such invasive, unchecked surveillance.
The Campa Cola housing tragedy is not just about the displacement of residents, but also about the regularity with which unauthorised construction occurs.
India’s naval doctrine professes a three-carrier force: one each on either flank, with a third one remaining on periodic maintenance at any given time.
Since January, ferocious fighting between rebel tribes and government-backed forces has killed 800 people and displaced 460,000.
The most important achievement of India’s 50-year space programme is the establishment of R&D facilities.
In their own long-term interest, all political parties must jointly agree to stop sponsoring criminal candidates.
An interview with K. Radhakrishnan , ISRO Chairman.
The lingering threat to shipping, the council resolution said, complicates U.N. and international efforts to ship food for famine relief to Somalia.
As sex offenders get ever more technologically advanced, we must keep one step ahead.
Bangladesh’s political impasse appears all set to worsen in the coming weeks unless the two main political parties, the Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, demonstrate maturity of a high order.
The violent agitations leading to and following the Cabinet approval for Telangana were in part engendered by the indecisiveness of the government at the Centre, and the absence of any structured dialogue among the various stakeholders on the bifurcation.
Indonesia can talk from a position of confidence to everyone, from its ASEAN cousins to western powers, and also countries such as Egypt and Tunisia.
Sporadic outbursts of violence across Ethiopia show how state intervention in religion has alienated sections of Muslim youth and generated the kind of anti-regime sentiments the government had hoped to defuse.