Denial of reproductive choices to a chunk of the population is symptomatic of the social biases against the heteronormatively and maritally non-conforming
Published on Feb 26, 2024 12:30 PM IST
From Indira Gandhi to Narendra Modi, the art of turning issues into slogans for electoral success continues in Sandeshkhali, Bengal.
Household Consumption Expenditure Survey data has implications for public policies
Published on Feb 26, 2024 12:26 PM IST
The war has imperilled European — rather than American — security but it is American assistance that has kept Ukraine in the game so far.
Faced with low core inflation and high food inflation, RBI will likely tilt towards a longer disinflationary stance, to achieve the 4% CPI rate
The reason is that Gulzar is, at his core, a poet, and by extension, a writer and film-maker. Writing has been his passion since he was a child
In many camps, there are 200 women to one toilet in most camps and often only open spaces for bathrooms
When MSP is higher than the market price, private traders will refuse to buy, thus leaving farmers with unsold surpluses or forcing the government to step-in
The drama highlights the parlous state of the entertainment industry
Published on Feb 25, 2024 08:00 AM IST
Nine hilly states that failed to take up the Centre's incentives for urban planning-informed development get their act together after recent climate disasters
All accused have right to a lawyer, a woman has the right to earn without discrimination, Governors must stay neutral, newspapers have freedom of expression
Phones may be replacing cameras, but not camera makers. Would you trust their expertise, or hand over control to AI?
A tale of two countries, and their approach to IVF treatment: In India, the rules are being amended too, but in favour of couples
The great scramble for top Euro-jobs is upon us, alas
Published on Feb 24, 2024 08:00 AM IST
As markets roar, an old argument returns
Published on Feb 24, 2024 08:00 AM IST
A century after his death, Franz Kafka’s stories continue to warn against unchecked authoritarianism and of how we still struggle with inclusivity.
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 01:20 PM IST
Armed witih the melody-thread of Bollywood songs, Ameen Sayani was more effective than all the Hindi missionaries who sought to popularise the language
The teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, the Quran, the Bible, and the Vedas, bind us all under universal truths
In key socio-economic indicators, the Marathas are just behind the Brahmins. But their anxieties, in the backdrop of agrarian transformation, must be addressed
INDIA bloc gets to business as the Congress, SP and AAP agree on seats. The alliance must also have a narrative to challenge the NDA
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 09:01 PM IST
A 351-page report on the quality of our environment is perhaps the first documented evidence of scientists bringing global warming to a US President's attention
The award-winning author of ‘Empire of Pain’ on what drives him to investigate and enjoy playing the skunk in the garden party
Our virtual avatars are going on coffee dates in the multiverse. Could our avatars feed our delusions, complicate the quest for The One?
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 05:34 PM IST
The feisty protein composite is what makes our bread light and airy. How does it do that? And what happens when there’s no gluten? Take a look.
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 05:29 PM IST
Sultana’s Dream by Spanish animator Isabel Herguera follows a young woman who searches for Ladyland, inspired by a story by Bengali writer Rokeya Hossain.
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 05:16 PM IST
Canopy bridges for monkeys, ropeways for squirrels, ladders for fish. Wildlife crossings are finding new ways to ferry animals across highways and tunnels.
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 05:19 PM IST
Doctors are pushing the limits of recovery by leveraging supporting muscles. It also helps when an athlete knows her body well.
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 06:11 PM IST
A Kafka-themed orchestra, an AI experiment, and a game that takes players through The Trial. It’s a year of metamorphosis in the age of the metaverse.
She grew up taming wild elephants in the forests. Now 70, she is the first Indian woman mahout to be awarded a Padma Shri.
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 06:14 PM IST