Unlike Britain, in India the Speaker is from the ruling party; almost all are brazenly partisan.
03 Feb 2019 12:27 AM
The campaign that inspired the memorial began the day of Willingdon’s insult to B.G. Tilak at a provincial war conference on June 10, 1918.
27 Jan 2019 2:33 AM
To be fair and realistic, an educational institution’s prime duty is to provide good education.
20 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
The LoC trade was as popular in Jammu as it was in the Valley, and its popularity cut across political and religious divides.
13 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
Jammu’s secession from J&K may be a distant prospect. Meanwhile, a lot of damage will be done by this communal agitation against the Valley.
06 Jan 2019 12:16 AM
Article 27 is explicit “a party may not invoke the provisions of its internal law as justification for its failure to perform a treaty”.
30 Dec 2018 12:10 AM
The governor’s security has been handled by the police’s security wing for years.
16 Dec 2018 12:10 AM
The Narendra Modi government hopes to secure a favourable judgment before the general election in 2019.
09 Dec 2018 1:29 AM
The coalition broke up when the BJP withdrew support as its vote in Jammu began dwindling.
02 Dec 2018 12:10 AM
There is a profound misconception of the role of the people and their surrogate the media in the making of foreign policy.
25 Nov 2018 12:00 AM
Malik asks the Hurriyat to “abandon Pakistan” and the political parties to “tell the boys to avoid encounter sites and stone-pelting”.
18 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
The University Grants Commission seems not to have the faintest conception of academic freedom.
11 Nov 2018 12:00 AM
The first chief election commissioner was Sukumar Sen, a tower of integrity and independence.
04 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
The RSS set up the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in 1964 to capture the Babri Masjid.
28 Oct 2018 6:27 AM
India refused to accept offers of help from the UAE for the massive floods in Kerala.
21 Oct 2018 4:55 AM
Colonial rulers in India enacted the OSA in 1889 and later in 1923. But while Britain reformed its law in 1989, India did not.
14 Oct 2018 2:12 AM
A summit of the two countries’ prime ministers took place in New Delhi in May 1955.
07 Oct 2018 1:53 AM
A code of conduct cannot be a cure-all. Crimes continue to be committed despite the existence of a penal code on the statute book.
30 Sep 2018 2:34 AM
The debate should stop short of being highly “contentious”, but the offended state will have voiced its grievance for all the world to hear.
16 Sep 2018 12:00 AM
Five respected civil rights activists were arrested on August 28 in connection with acts of violence in Bhima Koregaon in January.
09 Sep 2018 7:01 AM