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Opinion - Left-liberal warning in bid to remove Chief Justice of India: If you are not with us...

Justice Chandrachud was a hero when he slammed the Modi government over privacy. Now, he is a villain, because if you are not with us… 

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 21, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

Mainstreaming the Northeast: What might work, and what might not

To what extent the Northeastern states succeed will depend on several factors. It is, however, indubitable that the direction is right.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 18, 2018, 20:03 PM IST

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Opinion - Left-liberal warning in bid to remove Chief Justice of India: If you are not with us...

Justice Chandrachud was a hero when he slammed the Modi government over privacy. Now, he is a villain, because if you are not with us… 

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 21, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

Mainstreaming the Northeast: What might work, and what might not

To what extent the Northeastern states succeed will depend on several factors. It is, however, indubitable that the direction is right.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 18, 2018, 20:03 PM IST

Opinion: Open jails are a great idea, but why do we not want more of them?

Only 4 of the 63 open jails in the country accept women.

Vartika Nanda | Apr 18, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Vantage Point - Justice vs pettiness in Kathua rape case: Why we need to separate good politics from the bad

The 8-year-old rape victim represents five layers of the underprivileged in India.

Madhavan Narayanan | Apr 17, 2018, 18:26 PM IST

Akshaya Tritiya 2018: Allocate upto 15% of total portfolio on gold

Rajeev Kapoor, Vice President, Trustline, shared his views on impact on gold amidst heightened geo-political tension, investment and the prospects of returns in gold.

Reema Sharma | Apr 17, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

Vantage Point - Caste, communists, cinema, Cauvery: Why BJP cannot jump easily over the C factors in southern India

The southern states are miles ahead or miles away from most of BJP's pet poll planks: national security, law and order, Hindutva and the fight against corruption.

Madhavan Narayanan | Apr 10, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

Fitness Corner - Fat loss vs weight loss: Breaking the kilogram myth

The weighing scale can be your worst enemy.

Vipin Rana | Apr 10, 2018, 16:02 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: There is a child in Salman Khan who has now put him in jail

There is a child within Salman Khan. You tell that child to shut up he will shout your roof down. You tell that child to not shoot at an endangered species... well.

Subhash K Jha | Apr 05, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Sleep of reason produces monsters and Bharat bandh

Parochial and knee-jerk reactions from the political class and intellectuals have left no room for meaningful interface and dialogue over the Supreme Court's order on the SC/ST Act.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 05, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Vantage Point: Former untouchables, contemporary invisibles: Why the SC/ST Act matters, and why the Supreme Court needs to ensure justice

The SC has pulled a balancing act before with empowering laws. It needs only to look at dowry if it wants to ensure justice with the SC/ST Act.

Madhavan Narayanan | Apr 04, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

The rise of an illiberal India: What the logjam in Parliament shows us

This is the age of decibel and drama. Gone are the days when the eloquence of oratory and the cogency of arguments were lauded in Parliament.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Mar 30, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: Communalising Bollywood is absurd: Hey Ram, let Aamir Khan play Krishna

Bollywood has never been communal. Did we hear Hanuman ji complain about Salman Khan in Bajrangi Bhaijaan?

Subhash K Jha | Mar 27, 2018, 20:54 PM IST

Vantage Point - The loneliness of being Anna Hazare or: What has gone wrong

Anna Hazare has been virtually dumped by those who cheered him in 2011. However, his own puritanism makes it difficult to see a practical sense in his methods. 

Madhavan Narayanan | Mar 27, 2018, 19:04 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: It seems Bollywood actors are not willing to tell the truth about their lives

It seems Bollywood actors are not willing to tell the truth about their lives.

Subhash K Jha | Mar 22, 2018, 16:56 PM IST

Tamil Knot - Super Kings in Tamil Nadu politics: Promises in search of mythical glory

Evoking the glory of past kings and promising the return of their golden age of rule is a growing trend of suspicious currency in Tamil Nadu's politics.

G Babu Jayakumar | Mar 21, 2018, 19:12 PM IST

Vantage Point: Rahul Gandhi-led Congress turns confident after plenary, but hard ground realities show it has miles to go to unseat Modi

Rahul Gandhi has matured as a speaker. But now, he will have to show if there is a 'Rahul Gandhi the deal-maker' lurking behind.

Madhavan Narayanan | Mar 20, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

Still wedded to Socialism, Congress has learnt nothing and forgotten nothing

The recent Congress plenary session has showed that the Congress still wants to undo the liberalisation that its own government started in 1991.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Mar 20, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

#ZeeJLF Conversations on the Sidelines: 'Creating Role Models in Advancement Through Education'

Education cannot just be inherited. It needs to evolve to imparting the skills and knowledge that are needed at any given point in time.

Prasad Sanyal | Mar 20, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: Bollywood keeps quiet on wrongdoing by its own, this time it's Daler Mehndi

For Bollywood, mum's the word, dad's the bottom line and betas can't do any wrong.

Subhash K Jha | Mar 20, 2018, 09:51 AM IST

Vantage Point - Message from UP bye-elections: It is time to think of 'governance vote banks'

Adityanath lost because he was not fully positioned either on community politics or governance politics.

Madhavan Narayanan | Mar 15, 2018, 14:29 PM IST