Guest Columnists

Baramulla:  Security forces keep a strict vigil as authorities clamp curfew and restrictions amid protest shutdown called by separatists at Khanpora of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir, on Aug 3, 2016. (Photo: IANS)

The central dogma of Kashmir

The central dogma in molecular biology states that “Once information has passed from nucleic acid to proteins it cannot get...

nitin

Congress’ wild allegations on Rafale harming national security

PMO can ask for details, seek clarifications, suggest modifications to most matters since it leads the government.   The Rafale...

subi

Globalisation 4.0: World wakes up to the promise of India

IMF, in its world economic outlook, has forecast India to touch a growth rate of 7.5% in 2019. India’s innovative,...

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi briefs media persons ahead of the Budget Session 2019-20 of Parliament, in New Delhi on Jan 31, 2019. Also seen Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Dr. Jitendra Singh, Arjun Ram Meghwal and Vijay Goel. (Photo: IA

Bench-strength crucial for delivery for Modi 2.0

Size and quality of political access pool is important. There is a need to induct people based on executive merit....

New Delhi: Hindu activists stage a demonstration to press for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya; in New Delhi on Dec 6, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Ram temple: Time to rectify a historical wrong

It would put to rest a fractious controversy and restore harmony between Hindus and Muslims.   The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid...

prafull

Jinnah blocked Muslim primacy in India

In achieving his ambition,  Jinnah’s partition saved the Hindu civilisation from an Islamist catastrophe. An undivided India would today have...

Sanskrit Shlok

How to rejuvenate India’s science

What if I told you the illustration given with this piece is not of a spiritual text but the derivation...

shubhabh

Priyanka eclipses Mamata rally, Maya gathbandhan

It’s not Modi but regional foes of Congress who are put on notice.   Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav, Sharad...

ravi

Government reins in anti-big pharma NPPA

The Narendra Modi government’s move to dilute the price control regime in the pharmaceutical sector is laudable. Of course, the...

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho visits Beijing

All about Xi

He has ambitious plans for fulfilling his Chinese Dream and Chinese miracle. Xi’s China is a Marxist dictatorship.   Earlier...

shubahbrata

Accusation becomes an acquisition

Irrefutable, substantiated discourse must for ensuring probity.   Past three decades of politics in India have been dominated by scams...

john

Live in Pak or China? Big Brother is watching you

As a schoolboy, more years ago than I’m prepared to admit, I poured over the pages of George Orwell’s book,...

ravi

10% quota may open a Pandora’s Box

By this move the Bharatiya Janata Party has chosen to breach the 50% cap on reservations set by the Supreme...

ajay

Mass upsurge in Kashmir is extremely regressive in nature

Terrorist operations and street mobilisation have been fully under the command of LeT and Ahl-i-Hadith.   The present regime in...

harsh

Defence reforms get a fillip, but more needs to be done urgently

In August 2018, finally, India’s defence planning architecture underwent a significant change with the Narendra Modi government deciding to establish...