When life is cheap, there is no time to weep
16 Sep 2017
Chinese Dilemmas in North Korea and Afghanistan
China’s game-changing strategy in Afghanistan-India-Pakistan triangle
How the moon rocks ...... and all that jazz!
If India had its dawn at its ‘Tryst with Destiny’ under Jawaharlal Nehru in 1947, 2017 marks a new pinnacle for the country as it emerges to seek its rightful place in the table of world leaders.
09 Sep 2017
Have humans created thinking machines (Artificial Intelligence, or AI) that are smarter than us and could end up enslaving us?
The 1983 report of the US’s National Commission on Excellence in Education was very appropriately titled ‘A Nation at Risk’.
One of the most talked-about features of the latest revamp of the Union Council of Ministers has been the induction of four former civil servants—two belonging to the Indian Administrative Service (IA
The following question was posed in this column hundreds of weeks back: “When a spacecraft re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere its surface gets extremely hot due to friction with air particles.
The true dynamics of any Constitutional document with a strong democratic base emerge only after decades of usage of the provisions by institutional authorities and people at large.
02 Sep 2017
Conviction of the rape accused, Gurmeet Ram Rahim, who had hogged the limelight for quite some time as the flamboyant head of a cult is, to our mind, no cause for celebration.
You’re meeting on old friend at his house after many years and can only remember that he had two kids.
By the time this column appears, the process of disengagement between India and China on the Doklam stand-off might have advanced to a great degree.
India and Bangladesh had differences over the demarcation of their maritime boundary in Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh took the case to the United Nations Permanent Court of Arbitration.
The annual admission to various undergraduate disciplines in the 3,000-plus private engineering colleges in India witnessed a downtrend in the last three years.
26 Aug 2017
Kerala now holds the dubious distinction of recording the highest number of murders due to political reasons across all parties.
Low quality output from large number of technical and management institutions is a genuine cause of worry.
The strategic culture of India, in my opinion, was so poor and the ignorance on issues of geopolitical affairs so profound that I wondered whether people read beyond the newspaper headlines.
You are given two medium sized pomegranates. You’re also given a 36 storey building. Now keep these simple facts in mind: (1) A pomegranate that…
When I was younger (though actually I was much older) I used to wonder what would happen if I stood on a weighing scale while gravitationally free falling.
19 Aug 2017
Pakistan has the dubious distinction of being the only country in the world where no prime minister has ever completed his/her mandated five-year term, over the past 70 years.
Though the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujrat are over and a new vice-president has taken the oath of office, there is a lot of unfinished business that will keep speculations rife in coming months.
Rapid attrition rate in today’s era often makes me wonder: while unemployment still remains a big concern for our economy, many of us simply lose the value of the job right after we get one.
T he quotient of endurance in the hitherto long-lasting affiliation of the US, the UK, Russia, France and China to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as permanent members remains unlikely to b
Ironical it may sound, but seen in concrete terms, under the Indian Constitution, the Vice-President (V-P), not the President, has got a more onerous responsibility.
12 Aug 2017
HC notices to CBI, Odisha cops over judge's house trespass
Bihar’s Rs five crore KBC winner clears teachers’ eligibility test
Mumbai cops investigating woman making money in Lata Mangeshkar’s name
After 30 years, second woman in Mizoram council of ministers
Madras HC issues notice to Centre
EC to hear dispute over AIADMK 'two leaves' symbol on October 6
Mumbai doctor death case: BMC gives clean chit to its staff
BSF apprehends one person for trying to cross the international border
IPFT washes its hands of journalist Santanu Bhowmick’s murder
Agents gave us three options. We choose India. Rohingya refugees tell tales of their exodus
US President Donald Trump's travel ban could be expanded after Sunday
Bangladesh frees Myanmar photographers
Steel ministry criticises SAIL as shortage hits railway upgrade
Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd to deliver 6 mn JioPhones in 15 days starting Sunday
India vs Australia: Seven arrested for online cricket betting
Leander Paes-Purav Raja reach St. Petersburg Open tennis semi-finals