When the Dalai Lama turns 82 in July, the world will again be reminded of the succession crisis that looms because of the abduction of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Nyima, by the Chinese
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

As India enters a period when a great economic expansion is most possible, it would be unwise for it to get involved in an expensive and debilitating international rivalry
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi 

The genetically modified variety of mustard has been facing stiff opposition from farmers and activists as it is said that the crop will degrade the quality of soil and increase health risks
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

As the IPL completes a decade the latest edition has turned the spotlight on some exciting new talent
Sandeep Kumar Delhi

On May 5, the Indian space agency fired a meteorological and communication satellite to provide mapping and early warning to countries of South Asia including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan,

Editorial: May
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

In Kayamkulam and Haripad, tension is brewing between the RSS and CPI(M) over the preposterous theory that someone is planning to steal bulls from the Oachira temple. The bulls are supposed to be the direct descendants of Nandi
Nikhil Thiyyar Kayamkulam

The Chinese are working relentlessly to undermine the authority of the Dalai Lama. Their intransigent campaign could mean that Beijing appoints his spiritual successor
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

In a joint statement, a group of people from both India and Pakistan urged their governments to resolve the issues straining the bilateral ties via uninterrupted dialogue
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

As the commission moved to settle the storm over EVMs, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hurled a fresh accusation at the poll body for hiding the designs of the EVMs on which the machines were based
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

One of the most important Tibetan Buddhist leaders worries about the growing Chinese influence and diminishing numbers of the community in exile
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

As AAP take to street demanding implementation of VVPAT in EVMs, all eyes are glued to the all-party meeting called by the election commission to put to rest the growing debate over reliability of the EVM
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

For the first time, a political party demonstrated that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), which has been at the centre of a raging controversy after the recent polls, can be hacked
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

The infighting within the ranks of AAP gets messier as Kapil Mishra challenges Arvind Kejriwal and Satyendra Jain to take a lie detector test, while AAP accuses him of reading from a script written by the BJP
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

The centrist's emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France’s mainstream parties, will bring huge relief to European allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Britain's vote to quit the EU and Donald Trump's election as US president

Could the Mahant of the Gorakhnath temple be the catalyst in bringing India and Nepal closer?
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Generic drugs are an important piece of India’s healthcare puzzle but they are not the solution to all ills. The government’s decision to make compulsory prescription of generic drugs is a shortsighted one
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Cinema is politics but it is not necessarily political. In imposing lenses of ideology and gender roles on a film like Bahubali 2 and its predecessor Bahubali critics are doing the films a disservice
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

The National Health Policy has its heart in the right place but it fails in making commitments or providing a roadmap to realise its ambition
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Hardnews spoke to Dr Katherine O’Brien, executive director of the International Vaccine Access Center, on the role vaccines can play in improving health outcomes in India
Shalini Sharma Delhi 

The Trump administration's recalcitrant climate change denial will end up hurting the planet in the long run
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

Surfing on the popular Modi wave, BJP sweeps yet another election, wins MCD polls comfortably with 182 seats shocking its nemesis AAP and Congress
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

7 years after the Dantewada massacre the life of a CRPF jawan remains the same
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Bela Bhatia speaks to Hardnews about her experiences in Bastar and how the police in collusion with the vigilante groups is out to drive writers, journalists and lawyers from the Maoist heartland
Shalini Sharma Delhi

Rachna Mantri Delhi 

The government's push to make Aadhar mandatory should frighten everyone. It is an Orwellian nightmare coming true
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

As the cow smuggling nexus across the Indo-Bangladesh border breaks down, cow rearing has become a raging business in areas around Dhaka
Sanjay Kapoor Dhaka

The nascent rule of the Hindutva firebrand has been marked by violent vigilantism and fetishising of the bovine species
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

As Facebook announces a feature that brings complex artificial intelligence software to our smartphones, it's important to recognise that there are deep pitfalls that come attached with the advent of AI
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

Delhi’s civic ills once again make for bold subheads in various political manifestos as the city prepares to vote on April 23. Whether the promises are kept is a future issue
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

The recent attack on four Nigerians in Greater Noida has once again exposed the racism that pervades our society, from top to bottom. But it has uncovered another problem that’s bigger in magnitude: our refusal to accept our intolerance 
Shalini Sharma Noida