Patients Beyond Borders, a US medical travel resource, says the cost of certain Indian medical procedures can be up to 90 percent lower than in the United States, making it one of the cheapest places for treatment.
Afghanistan’s maximum security prison, Bagram, where many remain detained despite Afghan authorities claims of innocence. The US remains firm: detainees are dangerous terrorists.
Here's the really bad news: each of the prime ministerial aspirants in 2014 -- minor or major -- has a dismal record on free speech. A look at their history reveals a far grimmer truth than Shinde's misquotes.
In his blundering fashion, Rahul has undone this silence that surrounds the complicity of the highest level of the party in the 1984 riots -- and exposed the secular pretensions who support his party.
As everyone from farmers to corporate titans rush to join AAP, the party is expanding our impoverished notion of democracy. It is not merely for the people -- elect me and I will do what you want -- but of and by the people.
Thank you Ziauddin Yousafzai for your part in creating the miracle of Malala.
Left intellectuals, right-wingers, and Bollywood, each erase the selfhood of the middle class woman, using anti-elitism to deride and dismiss her.
Given the role of construction companies in the destruction of Uttarakhand, is their corporate donation charity or shoddy compensation?
An ugly incident at a Gurgaon brewpub sparked instant online outrage. Chef Manu Chandra and burrp COO Sandeep Das weigh in on the backlash.
Modi is the first truly modern politician who has created an echo chamber made up of twitterati, journalists, bloggers, official and unofficial pro-Modi groups, and the party apparatus.
Our political discourse is blinkered by a false partisan debate based on wild generalisations and name-calling. An op-ed debate points to a very real consensus that could emerge if our most heated arguments were over ideas and not Modi v Rahul.
The outrage over the gangrape in Delhi has a predictable ring to it. A couple of days from now, it will fade away.
Each time a sensational rape hits the headlines it is an unwelcome reminder that our so-called "new" India is delusionary bubble, breached easily by the other 'old' India that we try so hard to insulate ourselves from.
Murdoch's tweet accusing 'the Jewish owned press" of being biased exposes the greater truth of avenging defenders of Israel who lack any genuine understanding of its history or its people.
What Jindal really exposed is the gap between media rhetoric and action. We the media can no longer sleep with the devil, and pretend to be vestal virgins.
Free marketeers and liberals alike agree that Kejrwal's vision document is much too socialist for his urban middle class base. Or is Kejriwal himself proof that we are witnessing the birth of a new, new India which has little time for old ideological battlelines?
Barack Obama had to take it on the chin from Clint Eastwood on national television. Our leaders don't even take kindly to being parodied on Twitter. Why? Because we are feudal society where the powerful assert status by punishing their critics.