The true role for the state is that of a regulator and umpire, but it cannot do this if it becomes a player along with the rest of us
02 Sep 2019
Constitution is based on foreign concepts. It is interpreted by experts trained in Anglo-Saxon law. This has made things even more complex
13 Jul 2019
While people want material progress that ‘modernity’ implies, they also want respect for their religious and cultural traditions
07 Jun 2019
A young boy ran away from his home in Hyderabad and eventually ended up in a farm in Punjab. What happened after that?
22 Apr 2019
The military academies provide general education with specific training needed in the armed forces.
11 Mar 2019
Since Independence, there have been no serious attempts at introducing a credible set of national principles applicable to all citizens.
07 Feb 2019
There are two major challenges that concern civil servants.
14 Jan 2019
Over the decades, all state institutions have become corrupt and are unable to deliver the services that a citizen expects
14 May 2018
The Bahmanis initially unleashed terror on civilians. Later, they came to an understanding with Vijayanagar leading to calmer times
10 Apr 2018
Today, the Supreme Court will hear appeals challenging the 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya case
12 Aug 2017
Most IAS officers are subjected to directions from elected representatives with the real threat of transfer if directions are ignored
10 Jul 2017