BJP Must Rethink Strategy

Jasim Mohammad The BJP has been riding high on the development agenda and has pushed the country’s image globally. But the question is: Can the party make a shift... Read more »

Reimagining governance

Dhiraj Nayyar The 115 Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) conceived by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is radical not because this is the first time that a government in India has... Read more »

Mandate and allocations

M.Govinda Rao It is not without reason that the presidential terms of reference (ToR) of the Fifteenth Finance Commission have raised questions, and the recent conclave of Finance Ministers... Read more »

With or without Nawaz Sharif

S. Akbar Zaidi Nawaz Sharif has been here before, most famously in 1999, when his government was overthrown by military dictator Pervez Musharraf and he was charged with attempted... Read more »

Once again, Stray Crimes in Kerala

Hiranmay Karlekar Yet another campaign for mass slaughter of stray dogs is reportedly under way in Kerala and, this time, it is said, the plan is to extend it... Read more »

India’s Chabahar approach needs grander strategic revisit

Jagannath Panda Is India facing a new challenge over Chabahar, a port central to New Delhi’s alternative outreach to Central Asia? If the recent statement by Iranian Foreign Minister... Read more »

Relevance of Ambedkarite thoughts in present Indian Society

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhasin Indian history is a witness to the fact that there was sharp conflict between self proclaimed upper caste (the oppressors) and forcibly labelled low caste... Read more »

The enigma of arrival

A.R. Venkatachalapathy B.R. Ambedkar’s educational journey began in impossibly challenging conditions. With the help of a modest scholarship granted by the Maharaja of Baroda, he joined Columbia University, New... Read more »