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Indiscriminate force | The Indian Express

Because the nation has grappled with insurgencies, from Kashmir and Punjab, to the Northeast and Maoist-affected areas, the safety forces have usually invited accusations of strong-arm techniques and heavy-handed conduct. In such incidents, throughout areas of battle, the information could be disquietingly comparable: The males in uniform declare that they …

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In para sports, the reality behind the glitz

Up from 4 at Rio to 19 medals at the Tokyo Paralympics is a leap of epic proportions. As we delight in glory over the spectacular efficiency, additionally it is an opportune second to deal with some uncomfortable truths. Individuals with disabilities have been representing India at worldwide occasions for …

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September 10, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Antulay Responds

The Maharashtra Chief Minister A R Antulay informed the Legislative Meeting on August 9 that he had submitted his resignation letter to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi the very day the controversy began over the gathering of funds for the Indira Gandhi Pratibha Pratishthan and different trusts. In his 50-minute speech …

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Purified water for chai? No thanks

You possibly can combat over one of the simplest ways to make chai — how a lot milk so as to add, what leaves to make use of, whether or not to make use of ginger or cardamom. However the one factor everybody can agree on is that no home …

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India’s interests won’t be served by demonising Taliban

Someday in the past, Professor Paul Okay Piff, a social psychologist at Berkeley, with an avid curiosity within the energy of cash over human interplay, gave a TED presentation titled “Does cash make you imply?” The conclusion reached by a analysis group that labored underneath him was that as individuals’s …

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India’s diplomatic win on Afghanistan

India has a historical past of memorable “August presidencies” of the United Nations Safety Council. Throughout its 2011 presidency, occasions in Libya posed a diplomatic problem. Precisely 10 years later, a geopolitical earthquake in Afghanistan challenged the presidency. India handed the take a look at with flying colors. Sustaining calm, …

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