Management of natural resources will be the toughest job for the new government
Nod to Dibang project shows why present forest clearance process needs to be scrapped
Fifth Schedule and the fate of scheduled areas
Blame it on the foreign hand
Strangling RTI ever so neatly
BJP's way of dealing with transparency process is effective: pack it with bureaucrats and let cases pile up
The NDA government needs to balance its vision vis-a-vis digitising India
The impregnable fortress of Telangana government
Are the chief minister and his government turning a deaf ear to the people of the state?
Opinion: Cold submission
The Plachimada case can set a precedent for compensation claims for pollution victims. Is that the only reason the ...
The travails of building a toilet – is this the road to a Swachh Bharat?
For poor and marginalized sections, building a toilet still entails a lot of red tape and costs
The DNA of a flawed Bill
A new Bill, if passed, will allow the government to collect and use DNA samples of suspected criminals as well ...
Where is the Chandni of this Chowk?
Once known as the silver street and home of famous poet like Ghalib, Chandni Chowk is today a nightmare ...
It is time we focused on strengthening the capacity of regulatory agencies
The rosogolla row
Indians love getting the Geographical Indication tag for anything, but does it confer any special benefits?
Rules of engagement
Thirty years on, what does the Narmada Bachao Andolan teach us?
Why Dashrath Manjhi’s feat should be celebrated more than Pichai’s and Nadella’s
A cynical comparison between two unequal worlds
SDGs in the midst of global hope and fears
On September 25, the world will hope against hope as heads of more than 160 countries officially launch the goals
Naidu’s ‘mind game’ behind building Andhra’s new capital
The government resorted to voluntary land pooling through speculation and intimidation
Dengue, another climate alert
It is clear that this variable weather is not a freak event, but points to the changes that are ...
Power of the local
Panchayat elections almost contested with the Bihar poll. Is this desirable?
A bullet train for traders
Modi's pet project will add speed to a saturated sector but do nothing for millions of passengers elsewhere
When people participate in a government initiative
Delhi's fight against air pollution is an example of how citizens' participation can be solicited
Sit up India, start worrying
Start Up India is a niche project that is unlikely to create the kind of job opportunities we need
Political economy of welfare
The BJP-led government's change of heart for big-ticket rural programmes says a lot about its dwindling political fortune
Mein Kampf struggles free
Hitler's autobiographical manifesto of his National Socialism has come out of copyright
Modi Sarkar’s big budgetary miss: Malnutrition
Having the highest number of malnourished children in the world, India cannot afford to overlook this fact