Rajmohan Gandhi on why the mahatma still matters
Jay Panda on the need to reinvent parliamentary procedures
Madhya Pradesh created the first government department of anand (happiness) in the country and its job is to promote feel-good sentiments in government offices and among people. What exactly does it do?
“Governments can provide proper conditions that facilitate individual well-being,
The land of the Thunder Dragon has worked hard over the years to be happy, a feeling for which one will be willing to give one’s eyeteeth
“The idea of having a department of happiness is completely bogus”
Sand mining is rampant on the outskirts of Mumbai, and the government needs to wake up before the ecosystem is irreversibly damaged
A popular comedian couple have pooled money and enthusiasm to build over 800 houses for people affected by the 2015 temblor
Amidst rising complaints of poor food quality, Indian Railways has once again handed over catering services to the IRCTC. Can the corporation save the face this time?
At a UN forum, the country’s human rights record come up for scrutiny by the rest of the world. Finally, the review was not as searing as it could have been
IGNOU is the world’s largest university, with a staggering 30 lakh students on its rolls. Will going digital help it grow even bigger?
Does a plethora of online courses signal an end to face-to-face classroom education?
Even a decade after the launch of the national rural health mission, Uttar Pradesh is facing severe shortage of health workers and sub-centres
“Not just cricket, Vijay Goel, minister of youth affairs and sports”
Only humans were sentient till now. There is a new emergent being that’s displaying all signs of sentience and humankind is not too pleased
Amidst concerns regarding Aadhaar data leak, a look at how the unique identification system actually adheres to the principles of privacy
Swapna Liddle’s book on the grandeur of Shahjahanabad – Old Delhi for the uninitiated – is a billet doux and a splendiferous slide-show
Oscar nominee Bombay Jayashri on music and more