Voices

Leave the politics aside, it just makes a lot of sense to learn the local language

You can have objections to learning the local language only if you believe that everyone else should speak the same language you do.

By infringing on the executive, SC has set a dangerous precedent in the Senkumar case

Elected representatives are the final arbitrator of Public dissatisfaction, not courts.

Actor Vishal calls for indefinite strike to curb piracy: Will it be of any use?

How practical is it to expect the state government to resolve a problem that's widespread across entertainment industries around the world?

Is Kalabharati the real reason why the Telangana govt wants the Dharna Chowk to go?

Soon after coming to power, the KCR government has been relentlessly trying to privatise public properties and inventing construction schemes.

Why India's decision to not endorse China's New Silk Road project is wise foreign policy

China is aware of the importance of India’s role as a regional power to meet the set objectives of OBOR.

If Rajinikanth says 'I like barotta', does that mean he's entering politics?

For years, people have been asking 'When will Rajini enter politics?'. Can we please stop?

Blood, sweat and swearing: Having children is beautiful, but childbirth isn’t for many

Popular culture shows us a beaming mother gazing adoringly at a newborn; three women recall how different it is when it comes to childbirth.

Motherhood is a choice, and 9 other truths we should keep in mind

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes, there is in no one prototype.

5 'Facts' about menstruation I don't want to hear any more

If menstruating women have such an impact on "energy", why don't we study menstrual blood along with gau mutra?

Who should the media go by, Karnan or SC? A comedy of orders, a tragedy in law

Everyone’s favourite punching bag – the ‘media’ - has been gagged by a seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court, led by the Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, from reporting anything which the justice says.

Emmanuel Macron is France's new President: Vive la France and Vive Europe

Au revoir doomsayers

Indian Parliament does not make laws, and MPs have little scope to keep govt accountable

These are the two major roles the Parliament is supposed to play - but the reality is far from ideal.

Rape is about power and control, not ‘uncontrollable lust’, and the narrative needs to change

Till we abandon the moral view of rape in terms of lust, depravity and shame, we can't get at the politics of power it represents.

Kiran Bedi Vs Narayanasamy: In the tussle between them, where is democracy at Puducherry?

Is there any purpose to electing a government in Puducherry and is the LG entitled to act without consulting the Council of Ministers?

The WHO needs a public health person, not a politician to lead it

Global public health leadership and what it means not only for the health of the organisation but also for each one of us.

His money is his, mine for family: Indian and Pakistani women on marital economic abuse

"I was working, he was working, but it’s sort of his money was for him and his family back home and I provided for myself and for the children."

I’m an Indian woman worried about my safety, but I don’t want death penalty for rapists

Sentencing rapists to death will make little difference to the lives of women in India.

There is no 'part-time' or 'full-time' Governor: Busting the myths in TN's opposition rhetoric

A Governor, though he holds the post for more than one state, is still the Governor for all of the states.

India, the ‘dismemberment of Pakistan’ and the pain of punishment

The world around India has changed.

Karnataka govt's Rs 200 cap on movie tickets is a terrible idea, here's why

The government’s role is not to fix the value of products, but to create the best conditions for the market to perform.

Voices

Leave the politics aside, it just makes a lot of sense to learn the local language

You can have objections to learning the local language only if you believe that everyone else should speak the same language you do.

By infringing on the executive, SC has set a dangerous precedent in the Senkumar case

Elected representatives are the final arbitrator of Public dissatisfaction, not courts.

Actor Vishal calls for indefinite strike to curb piracy: Will it be of any use?

How practical is it to expect the state government to resolve a problem that's widespread across entertainment industries around the world?

Is Kalabharati the real reason why the Telangana govt wants the Dharna Chowk to go?

Soon after coming to power, the KCR government has been relentlessly trying to privatise public properties and inventing construction schemes.

Why India's decision to not endorse China's New Silk Road project is wise foreign policy

China is aware of the importance of India’s role as a regional power to meet the set objectives of OBOR.

If Rajinikanth says 'I like barotta', does that mean he's entering politics?

For years, people have been asking 'When will Rajini enter politics?'. Can we please stop?

Blood, sweat and swearing: Having children is beautiful, but childbirth isn’t for many

Popular culture shows us a beaming mother gazing adoringly at a newborn; three women recall how different it is when it comes to childbirth.

Motherhood is a choice, and 9 other truths we should keep in mind

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes, there is in no one prototype.

5 'Facts' about menstruation I don't want to hear any more

If menstruating women have such an impact on "energy", why don't we study menstrual blood along with gau mutra?