Kalaignar’s victory as a social reformer can be attributed to the fact that he kept alive the rhetoric of social reform very strongly throughout his political career
In the second part of this three-part series, Mahmood talks about how Jayasi’s masterpiece presents to us an Islam which dazzles because it appears in the garb of Hinduism
In the shadow of the US’ protectionist and inward-looking policies, a new world order is taking shape with myriad possibilities, making India inch closer towards non-alignment
Four years after coming to power, the BJP-led government is struggling to fulfil its promise of creating 1 crore jobs. With the next elections a year away, the crisis has the potential to change the politics of the country in a far deeper way than understood
Three hours away from national capital Delhi, where the dust never seems to settle down, is the majestic Tijara Fort. Overlooking the hot plains of the Mewat region that straddles the states of Rajasthan and Haryana, Tijara is more about its glorious past than about its dismal present and uncertain future.
In the recent elections to the Parliamentary seat of Kairana, two things became evident. The first was the power of a coalition force in defeating the BJP electoral machine, and the second was the return of the RLD as a contender for the Jat vote
Since May 2, a large number of dust storms have swept north India, harbingering the beginning of a new trend that is being linked to climate change
India this year slipped down from 122 to 133 on the Global Happiness Index. What is the meaning of National and Global Happiness Indices when a humongous majority has so far had little access to any freedom or quality of life
Even as the NDMA reported a drastic reduction in the number of heatwave-related deaths, there is a sense that with climate change on the rise India’s silent disaster is going to get worse in the future, and to tackle it there's a need to look for long term measures
India is working for a larger purpose to survive in a world where no space is envisaged for the other by an “America First” President
As Maharashtra moves to implement a ban on plastic bags and penalise wrongdoers heftily, there’s widespread confusion over the alternatives available to both the common man and shopkeepers that may jeopardise the effectiveness of the ban.