While allowing India to build the Kishenganga project, the International Court of Arbitration has de facto ruled that the Baglihar decision was wrong and should not be applied to future projects (Feb. 22, 2013)
Instead of demanding punishment for all rabble-rousers, some misguided secularists seem to be arguing that inaction against the Shiv Sena is good reason to go soft on the Owaisis, says Jyoti Punwani (Jan 31, 2013)
Facts versus opinion. Arundhati Roy and Praveen Swami argue over Afzal Guru's hanging and 2001 Parliament attacks.
The Rangarajan Committee formula is based on numbers from foreign markets even though these do not reflect the supply, demand or cost of production in India, says Surya P. Sethi
Whom to blame for corporal punishment — teachers, schools, parents or government?
Swami Vivekananda's pose mentioned in Sanjay Srivastava's article on Indian family system, triggers a debate.
Permitting a 49 per cent foreign investment limit in the insurance sector, without specifying if that should be FDI or FII, can be a win-win way out for stakeholders, says Vijay Kumar Shunglu (Feb. 14, 2013)
Open source programme creators cater to the highest standards and give away their work for free, much like Ghalib who wrote not just for money but the discerning reader, says Rahul De' (Feb 2, 2013)
In a book recently released, Rahul Pandita, who was 14 at the time he and his family left their home in Srinagar forever, gives a searing account of the displacement, struggle and survival of the Kashmiri Pandits community (Jan 19, 2013)
English and Hindi have irreplaceable roles in national integration and ensuring progress, argues Markandey Katju (Sept.20, 2012)
The Bill on land acquisition must be changed to prevent the wanton uprooting of people from their fields and homes argues Medha Patkar (Aug. 23, 2012)