As the numbers become unsustainable its negative fallout can be seen: the adverse cultural, ecological and infrastructural impacts on places and communities.
18 Sep 2018
Nation states are created by individuals but endure on the strength and integrity of their institutions. This is particularly true of democracies, which take generations to set down roots.
28 Apr 2018
The Economic Survey 2018 says there are 21 million ‘unwanted’ girl children in India. The name of the game is to have a male child
08 Feb 2018
It is difficult for any civilised society to extradite a man to a country with a dysfunctional judicial system and a compromised police
20 Dec 2017
As the British author put it, we dislike people for having faults we do not have, but we hate them for having the same faults which we have
20 Sep 2017
The Paris accord’s almost exclusive focus on CO2 emissions was misplaced; we have to change our lifestyles too
21 Aug 2017
Perhaps we can soon expect tanks outside Parliament and the apex court too—just to inspire more patriotic feelings, of course!
07 Aug 2017
To implement UBI, the government will have to cut many subsidies. How do we ensure that there is no DeMo repeat?
15 Jul 2017
Environmental degradation in India is getting worse under a government which is dismantling green regulations
24 May 2017
The prime minister should now focus on creating jobs and removing deadwood from the bureaucracy
12 Mar 2017
The AAP can be better understood if seen as part of the populist wave that has captured the US and is now sweeping across Europe.
10 Mar 2017
The SC order was a non-starter in a country where parties are founded on caste, regional and religious identities
27 Feb 2017
07 Oct 2016