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Sunday Spotlight
Published On 21-May-2017

Winning polls over governance

Soon after his election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commented 'sarkar nahi chalana...

Where is the oppostiion?

About three weeks ago, a motley group of politicians gathered in Delhi to remember...

And, the promises remain...

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As his government completes three years in office on May 26, Prime Minister Narendra...


Published On 14-May-2017

China's Belt & Road

The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, launched in late 2013, is the signature project...

Through Beijing's eyes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be conspicuous by his absence at the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) forum in Beijing on May...

A test for already-strained ties

China increasingly confronts an emerging global order that is actually new to it and India faces an extraordinary...


Published On 06-May-2017

Of cows, men & murder

Despite the Centre issuing an advisory last year on the action to be taken by the state governments over such incidents, not much has changed on the ground. This has only emboldened self-styled cow protectors to have a free run.

The reprehensible acts by cow vigilantes seem to be going on unhindered. Some incidents have happened right...

Death stalks the land

The murder of individuals by mobs in the name of "cow protection" has become common in Hindutva-dominated India...

Is this the beginning of the end of liberal society?

Cow-fetish, even in the so-called Indian cow-belt regions was often seen as somewhat laughable as well as the mark of a simpleton. But, sadly, history is a poor guide to what people will do in the present because the conditions of the present are very different from what happened a thousand or a hundred years ago. And it is the present and its politics of the cow that needs urgent attention. DH file photo

The history of unequivocal veneration of cows among Hindus is not, as many historians have pointed out...


Published On 30-Apr-2017

The rise and fall of AAP

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections were important for the three main political parties...

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Police take away women from a hotel who were arrested for their...

Vice President Mike Pence, center, receives an honorary degree...

Vice President Mike Pence, center, receives an honorary degree...

President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman pose...

President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman pose...

Actor Dustin Hoffman, left, director Noah Baumbach,...

Actor Dustin Hoffman, left, director Noah Baumbach,...

A labourer clears water in a market after rain...

A labourer clears water in a market after rain...

Students arrive for an orientation programme regarding new admissions...

Students arrive for an orientation programme regarding new admissions...

In this photo distributed by the North Korean government, a solid-fuel 'Pukguksong-2'...

In this photo distributed by the North Korean government, a solid-fuel 'Pukguksong-2'...

Pauline Ado of France celebrates with her team after winning...

Pauline Ado of France celebrates with her team after winning...

A man is taken away by police after protesting against fox hunting...

A man is taken away by police after protesting against fox hunting...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being presented a headgear at the...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being presented a headgear at the...

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