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A street-fighter's democracy

Magsaysay awardee Aruna Roy tells Sreelatha Menon that she is ready to chase a new dream, a School for Democracy.At 63, she is the same age as Sonia Gandhi, but while the Congress President is......

Shadow of elections falls on nuclear deal

Democracy, one learns in school, is government of the people, by the people, for the people. Which gave birth to the old chestnut regarding Indian democracy: off the people, buy the people, far......

'Government of India should penalise Tamil Nadu government for floods'

'The Chennai floods in particular clearly show there is a nexus between corruption, disaster, destruction and death.' 'Urban development in India is the source of all corruption.'   Image:......

Why can't Xi shake the Monk's hand?

'Why assail the Tibetan leader at a time when many in China realise that the Buddhist monk is the best bet if Beijing is seriously trying to find a solution to the Tibetan issue?' asks Claude Arpi.......

Modi inaugurates Ambedkar memorial in London

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated a memorial in London dedicated to Dr B R Ambedkar over two months after India acquired the bungalow where the Dalit icon and architect of......

'We need to reinvent the Pay Commission to link salaries with performance'

The problem in India, is not unemployment because people need to work to feed themselves, but widespread under-employment. Image: Workers pull a cart laden with metal sheets at an industrial area......

Martin Sorrell on how effective is Modi's media strategy

The drive from One Indiabulls in Mumbai's Lower Parel district to the newly-renamed Palladium (now St Regis Mumbai) - a distance of 2.5 km - ought to take approximately five-seven minutes in sane......

Google has made teachers less awe-inspiring, grandparents more idle: Modi

‘If Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populous one and the most connected.’ 'The status that now matters is not whether you are awake or asleep, but whether you are......

The man who cost Greece billions

Once again Alexis Tsipras (see left) was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been trying to thrash out a new deal to bail out......

Why China's market fall is good news

Chinese govt has itself to blame for first trying to slow down the property market and later propping it up, explains Rahul Jacob. Image: Stocks account for 20 per cent of households' overall......

Shyam Benegal on FTII crisis: 'Credentials are not important, capabilities are'

'They say this man (Gajendra Chauhan) might have a political agenda. Don’t we all have political agendas and ideologies? If you are an adult, you cannot be brainwashed so easily, right?'......

Kal Penn: I would love to shoot five Bollywood films simultaneously

'...But my strong suit will not be dancing,' Kal Penn tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/, in the concluding part of the interview. Part I of the interview: 'I'm not related to......
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Banishing terrorism from Bangladesh now and forever

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Moral Education Should Be the Imperative Part of School Curriculum

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Making A Farce Of Democracy

Bottlenose Dolphins in Cardigan Bay. An online tool that changes your answers is not the only problem with this attempt to fake public consent... ...

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