National Affairs

Assembly Polls in Five States

The world now stares at the third wave of Covid-19, ‘Omicron’, pandemic-, with health experts warning not to be lulled into complacency by the ‘relative mildness’ of the new virus strain..... Subscribe

Sea-Saw Stance on Bills in Parliament

As the winter session of Parliament concluded a day earlier on December 22, the mood in the national capital alternated between two positions-, continuing Opposition protests on the one hand and the ruling BJP on the other rushing through key Bills sans sufficient discussions... Subscribe

Rahul Gandhi Dives into Hindutva Debate

Rush in where angels fear to tread?’ The commonplace endorsement of caution which this evocative phrase seeks to capture, may not apply to former Congress President and Lok Sabha MP from Wayanad in Kerala, Rahul Gandhi’s address at the massive Congress rally in Jaipur on December 12.... Subscribe

Constitution Day Celebs Spark Row: Spirit of 'Founding Document' Vital, not Ritualization: Opposition

Isn't ‘Precept’ without ‘Practice’ empty rhetoric? It was this fundamental question that came back to haunt political, judicial and academic circles in the wake of the recent ‘Constitution Day’ celebrations on November 26 in Delhi.... Subscribe


We are living in extraordinary times. The Covid-19 novel coronavirus pandemic since its reported onset in March 2020 came as a sudden, silent war from within, disrupting both global and national economies in ways the post-reforms generation in India would have hardly seen or anticipated.... Subscribe