The judiciary and the executive have a residual image of each other from various constitutional provisions. Conflict arises when the executive acts inconsistently with this picture.
27 Nov 2021
While the vulnerable sections experience the tragic consequences of climate change, the politically and economically powerful ostriches still pretend everything is fine.
27 Oct 2021
The educational ethos of a nation as multicultural and diverse as ours can ill-afford to be narrow and parochial.
26 Sep 2021
The media, of course, always loves the latest news. But that is no reason to abandon worthwhile causes halfway without taking them to their logical conclusion
03 Sep 2021
Fear marks the national mood today. Some fears are due to the pandemic and its attendant socioeconomic and psychological fallout, while some are induced by the state
04 Aug 2021
The social and economic coordinates of pre-Covid times are no longer valid. So legislations designed with those inputs cannot be expected to achieve the desired objectives
05 Jul 2021
Castigating those who criticise it makes any government an airtight chamber. Devoid of ventilation, the air inside the chamber is soon bound to be fouled
02 Jun 2021
Though the encrypted political message in these results will be clearer only after a while, there are certain unmistakable moral lessons.
05 May 2021
Democratic rituals have gradually lost their meaning in the Indian context. Manifestoes here satisfy the form without enriching the content of democracy
09 Apr 2021
Political parties conveniently forgot to address five major issues during the election campaign, writes K Jayakumar.
22 May 2019
After the devastating floods, the daunting task of rehabilitation remains. How should the state government go about it?
05 Sep 2018
The social and economic justice that Dalits and tribals should’ve got long ago have still not reached them as facts show
18 Apr 2018