Naya Bharat

As traditional planks, issues and even grassroots politicians get blown away, Modi 2.0 has managed to change the idea of what India wants

This is undoubtedly a Pied Piper election, where Narendra Modi has emerged not just as an emboldened Prime Minister but a thought leader who has the…

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EC must win our trust

While EVMs are convenient, there are too many reports of tampering. A workable solution is needed in future

Granted there is a general air of mistrust over the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) ever since it was introduced, and depending on whichever party has had the unexpectedly winnable verdict,  its opponents…

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Love has no boundaries

Dutee Chand has declared that she is in a same-sex relationship; she should be applauded for her bravery

Same-sex  relationships in India have only recently become legal after the Supreme Court read down the infamous Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code last year. That was a long…

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Space age diplomacy

NASA to send payload on Chandrayaan-2, signals extra-terrestrial cooperation

This, too, is happening. The US space agency NASA is literally hitching a ride on Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission satellite. Planned for a July launch, it will have 13 payloads and one passive experiment from NASA…

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Slipping on oil

India has bought some time on volume of imports from Iran but is caught between it and the US

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif may have looked for some middle ground on India’s oil purchases from his country despite US sanctions but we are in no position…

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