Battle over Sabarimala is purely political, not about religion, gender equality or culture
The controversy over Sabarimala is about the agendas of some who are seeking a political right to enter the temple as if it were a public place, not a special place of worship for a particular community.
Hindu temples are targets of systematic oppression by government, courts
Hindu temples are often owned and run by the state, and governments have no problem using temple revenues for things that have nothing to do with temples or Hinduism.
If Sidhu doesn't apologise, it is anyone's guess where his loyalties lie.
Nov 30, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
Crass political speeches are self-inflicted wounds on the republic that promises freedom, justice and other such noble virtues of public order.
Nov 27, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
Those looking to destabilise India keep coming up with new ways to derail the country.
Nov 22, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
India still has a 'Colonialism Paradox' that it needs to get rid of.
Nov 21, 2018, 14:00 PM IST
According to close friends of the couple, it was Deepika who wanted it to remain under wraps.
Nov 14, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
Delhi is not a product of the linguistic reorganisation of the states that happened in 1956, but has a unique status.
Nov 14, 2018, 15:01 PM IST
Even if Modi appears small in front of the statue in carefully crafted photographs, he will be seen by Gujarati youth as an inheritor of values of the Grand Unifier.
Nov 13, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
The Supreme Court should treat the CBI mess as an opportunity to get a clean-up done in the long-term interest of fighting corruption and maladministration.
Oct 31, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
Saffron funded terrorism in Kashmir and played a major role in the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits.
Nov 04, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
The Congress is making a mistake by not announcing official Chief Ministerial candidates in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
Oct 30, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
Internal processes should have been allowed to flow before high-level action was taken.
Oct 30, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
The top court should keep in mind equally the right to private esoterica and gender equality in the public sphere.
Oct 24, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
"I didn't know any better," or, "I was afraid I'd lose my job," are not quite the alibis that serve the MeToo movement well.
Oct 24, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Slowly but steadily, voices will spring up against misconduct even in the hinterland, inspired and egged on by women who have stood up to be counted.
Oct 16, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
These episodes have repeatedly happened across the country, but little attention is given to the reasons for migration.
Oct 11, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
In no other major religion of the world is the Goddess so boldly and colourfully worshipped as the Mother of the Universe, as she is honoured in Hindu Dharma.
Oct 10, 2018, 11:20 AM IST