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Kerala: Man-elephant conflict being pushed to the brink by breaking up of natural corridors
India

Kerala: Man-elephant conflict being pushed to the brink by breaking up of natural corridors

The all-important elephant corridors in the entire Western Ghats have been broken and disfigured over the years.

Breaking the stalemate in Afghanistan: How internal and external forces can help end this deadlock
World

Breaking the stalemate in Afghanistan: How internal and external forces can help end this deadlock

In February, General John Nicholson, the US commander in Afghanistan, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Afghanistan is in a "stalemate".

Universities, protests and dissent: The importance of ‘quiet’ politics must also be considered
India

Universities, protests and dissent: The importance of ‘quiet’ politics must also be considered

Student-led protests grew by over 148 percent in the five-year period between 2009 and 2014, an analysis from the Ministry of Home Affairs data on police organisations shows.

Remembering M Balamuralikrishna: The legend, pioneer, and human
India

Remembering M Balamuralikrishna: The legend, pioneer, and human

Let us remember during this time, as we are flooded with information on M Balamuralikrishna, that no matter what thinks of his musicality and how he lived his life, that this was a man who dared to be innovative.

On Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary, let's remember his vision for India
India

On Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary, let's remember his vision for India

Nehru, of course represented the clearly understandable notion of modernity, but was Gandhi merely ‘traditional?’ More importantly, are tradition and modernity so monolithic? Are they really situated in such a flat binary?

Brics Summit in Goa: Ahead of 8th conference, the bloc must focus on institution-building
World

Brics Summit in Goa: Ahead of 8th conference, the bloc must focus on institution-building

When India hosts the 8th Brics Summit in Goa next month, it will need to be the 'B' along with the 'I" in Brics

Lonely travels to unknown towns: The nomadic life of tennis players
Sports

Lonely travels to unknown towns: The nomadic life of tennis players

Tennis is not played on the center court in pristine white surrounded by aristocracy. Tennis is a lonely sport, and the player a nomad.

Where are the women? Political power is still a male domain in India
Politics

Where are the women? Political power is still a male domain in India

Gender inequality leading to deprivation of power among women continues to be a political reality in India today.

Euthanasia debate: A look at the worldwide struggle for people's 'Right to Die'
World

Euthanasia debate: A look at the worldwide struggle for people's 'Right to Die'

When one battles death at the age of 70 or more, the cause is heroic. But public reaction is a bit restrained. Death is eventually triumphant. Sadly, an old person fighting death, does not look as heroic as a young person battling i

How Hooda took a page from Raja’s book to benefit his chosen builders
Politics

How Hooda took a page from Raja’s book to benefit his chosen builders

During his roughly 10-year stint as chief minister, Hooda came out with as many as three master plans for Gurgaon — 2021, 2025 and 2031

H1B visas in a Donald Trump world - Facebook Live
Politics

H1B visas in a Donald Trump world - Facebook Live

If it's Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton which is almost a done deal, we can expect a lot of chest thumping over immigration

Summer of scandals! Panama Papers, Ishrat, 9/11, now AgustaWestland
World

Summer of scandals! Panama Papers, Ishrat, 9/11, now AgustaWestland

April is the cruellest month, said TS Eliot. It has certainly been true this year in the context of scandals involving politics and the establishment

Trinamool's win in 2011, if read as a defeat of leftist politics in Bengal, is a misjudgement
Politics

Trinamool's win in 2011, if read as a defeat of leftist politics in Bengal, is a misjudgement

The victory of the Trinamool Congress in 2011, if read as a defeat of leftist politics in Bengal, is a misjudgement

Battle for Venkatappa Art Gallery: Why protests over its proposed adoption have deeply divided Bengaluru
India

Battle for Venkatappa Art Gallery: Why protests over its proposed adoption have deeply divided Bengaluru

The proposed adoption of Bengaluru’s renowned VAG has snowballed into a controversy, with the city’s intelligentsia finding themselves on opposing sides

Brussels attacks: No quick fixes in Europe’s confrontation with the enemy within and the enemy without
World

Brussels attacks: No quick fixes in Europe’s confrontation with the enemy within and the enemy without

Brussels: The IS networks have been far more extensive than previously assumed. From the raids after the Paris attacks

The TN2016 Youth Vote: First-gen learners in Tamil Nadu push back as poverty and odds threaten to overwhelm them
India

The TN2016 Youth Vote: First-gen learners in Tamil Nadu push back as poverty and odds threaten to overwhelm them

Youngsters in Tamil Nadu are confused and angry. After battling immense odds to pull themselves out of the cycle of poverty and illiteracy, these first generation graduates hope to finally find that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Dancing to a new tune: SC's dance bar directive to cops is a step towards upholding the Right to Livelihood
India

Dancing to a new tune: SC's dance bar directive to cops is a step towards upholding the Right to Livelihood

Set against the banning of dance bars by the Maharashtra Government ten years ago, the Supreme Court in a recent landmark verdict has directed the police to issue licenses to the dance bars from 15 March, 2016. The fundamental right to livelihood enshrined under the Indian Constitution has been reaffirmed by the Apex Court and in what appears to be a morality versus livelihood debate, livelihood has won

Like it or not, #Trump bhaisaheb is social media jock for US millennials - and lessons here for our desi boys
World

Like it or not, #Trump bhaisaheb is social media jock for US millennials - and lessons here for our desi boys

When the young show up at polling stations, democratic governments will listen up. Social media is adding a new dimension to that argument - provoke the young to get to the polling station first.