Backgrounders

HEY RAM

Mahatma Gandhi’s mind reveals both the individual and collective shaping of India’s mind. Why does Ram hold the place he does in the Indian psyche? Also, why is Krishna difficult for people?

Demolishing mosques to erase history or more?

On February 01, a Varanasi district court allowed Hindus to […]

Singing errors in tune- glaring mistakes in Indian film songs. Does it matter?

Some of the finest old songs in Bollywood had glaring errors which went noticed. Surely, these ‘mistakes’ are a precious memory of the past and constitute a delicious slice of film music of that era.
Neighbourhood
Defence

Consequences of Indian arms exports to Israel

India’s reported arms ‘exports’ to Israel amid the Gaza conflict have sparked […]

India and Egypt: Rebuilding old civilizational ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent trip to Egypt where he was conferred with nation’s highest honour, promises to re-establish old ties between two nations.

‘Each individual lives and experiences war differently’

The successful launch of her book on conflict zones has yet again focused the gaze on the trauma and violence of war-stressed conflict zones. And, yet, amidst the deepest despair, hope lurks. Amit Sengupta talks to author Meha Dixit.
Energy

How Delhi can meet its energy needs amid a sizzling summer

Securing cities from future heat effects requires a fictional reality which can become a future truth.

Is India on the cusp of a nuclear energy renaissance?

Removing institutional bottlenecks will attract foreign and domestic participation in India’s nuclear energy programme.

Giving transport the spark it needs

By Suzannah Lyons, 360info Making the switch to more electric vehicles […]
World

India’s arm sales to Israel during a war is a political statement

India must seek a broader regional engagement beyond bilateral immediacies in the Middle East.

Consequences of Indian arms exports to Israel

India’s reported arms ‘exports’ to Israel amid the Gaza conflict have sparked […]

What Modi 3.0 can expect from Maldives

The appearance of Maldives president Muizzu alongside Narendra Modi signals the warming of the relationship between the island nation and regional power India.