- On a glide path?
- Do we need a film censor?
- Courting faith and reason
- Executive decisions are not for judges
- Hack that EVM, the republic demands it
- Indian television’s second golden age
- A good, first step
- Soft power, harder choices
- A case for paper
- Towards a stronger seafood sector
- Finally, a progressive mental healthcare Bill
Adjusting fuel prices daily at petrol stations is a long overdue reform
Censorship has no space in a mature democracy. The jury is out, though, on the kind of democracy we are.
How religious belief disguised as an economic principle changed the original intent of Ambedkar’s Constitution
The Supreme Court ban on the sale of liquor is an example of judicial overreach. Such policies are unambiguously in the domain of the executive
Indeed the Indian election is not flawless but it is no doubt the least compromised, and least compromising, of all its institutions.
The entry of Netflix and Amazon Prime in the Indian market has the potential to catalyse a TV-content renaissance
The move to let retailers revise fuel prices on a daily basis is a beginning. But more needs to be done
China is trying to transition to what was known to be India’s strength — soft power — to connect to the world through the arts, films, literature and science. In the long-run, soft power is more resilient than hard power.
Recent media reports on proceedings in the Supreme Court reported that the massive use of paper means felling thousands of trees. However, there is no truth in the argument that using less paper saves the environment. The paper industry in India is not cutting forests; it has been encouraging the growing of trees at a fast pace in order to source wood.
An indifferent approach to exacting quality control could be disastrous for India’s buoyant aquaculture industry.
While the decriminisation of suicide marks a huge step forward, reforms in mental health facilities are urgently needed