So Everyone’s a Censor Now
Increasingly, we don’t know where to draw the line between protest and the forcible imposition of one’s views on others
Results Show Strength – and Limits – of the Modi Wave
NDTV | The elections in Maharashtra and Haryana have given the BJP cause to celebrate but the process of alliance-building with the Shiv Sena may not be smooth
Upward mob-ility: As India prospers, it is getting more racist
TIMES OF INDIA | The mob violence against three African students in the national capital must serve as India’s ‘Nirbhaya moment’ on the issue of racism
आलेख : कैसे बने स्वच्छता का बुनियादी ढांचा?
NAI DUNIA |सार-संक्षेप यही है कि एक स्वच्छ भारत का निर्माण तब तक नहीं किया जा सकता, जब तक शहरों में एक आधुनिक सीवरेज प्रणाली और हर गांव-कस्बे में पाइप के जरिए जलप्रदाय की प्रणाली विकसित नहीं की जाती।
It’ll Take More Than Politicians With Brooms
NDTV | A laudable initiative but the idea that the cosmetic wielding of brooms by leaders and volunteers will provide cleaner and healthier living conditions is a cruel joke on India’s poor
What Jayalalithaa’s Sentence Means for Tamil Nadu
NDTV | Of course, the role of ‘Amma’ as leader and political totem for the AIADMK and its government will not diminish.
For Obama Meeting, Where’s Modi’s Strategic Agenda?
NDTV | Nowhere has the PM spelled out a vision for where India would like to move its relationship with the United States over the next five years.
Why Modi is unlikely to set the Potomac on fire
QUARTZ | The NRI event in New York is important for Modi because it will allow the marketing of his visit to the U.S. as a triumph even if there is no major diplomatic takeaway
Nuclear law is asset, not liability
ECONOMIC TIMES | India’s approach will increase insurance costs but lead to a more rational nuclear-conventional mix
Will Modi-Xi Succeed in Doing What Their Predecessors Couldn’t?
NDTV | They may well have a five-year window but political time does have a way of flying faster than a normal calendar.
Why the BJP won’t go easy on its communal plank despite this week’s drubbing
QUARTZ | The BJP’s appetite for communal politics may actually be increased by the setbacks it has suffered
Debate: How far can India and China go?
NDTV HINDI | Ravish is one of the best anchors in the business. I took part in his show on the eve of Xi Jinping’s visit and was impressed with the ground he covered.
Look at China with confidence, not anxiety
MINT | From India’s perspective, Xi Jinping needs to ensure the preservation of peace and tranquility along the boundary
By-election Results Strengthen Modi, Weaken BJP
NDTV | Another way of looking at the results is that the “normal” pattern of party politics appears to be asserting itself.