Published on Aug 08, 2023 10:04 PM IST
The Digital Data Protection Bill, 2023 passed by the Lok Sabha has both positives and shortcomings, particularly in corporate accountability
Stigma surrounding failure affects students and must be addressed to create a more equitable and accepting environment
Universal registration of births is a laudable goal. But the new births and death bill can result in deep exclusions and burden poor citizens
I tend to use the standalones as a benchmark. That’s how I decide if a city has good food.
India is probably the last significant nation with no active data protection regime. The new bill fills that gap.
Law enforcement agencies mishandled communal violence in Nuh, Haryana, showing bias and inadequate response.
The decision to restrict laptop and PC imports, aimed at promoting domestic manufacturing, may harm consumers and IT industry, and invite retaliatory tariffs.
Muslims at crossroads: They fear getting marginalised in the new socio-political scenario. At the same time, they are apprehensive about BJP’s divisive politics
Published on Aug 07, 2023 06:52 PM IST
Neerja Chowdhury's new book, "How Prime Ministers Decide," provides an inside account of India's power struggles over the past four decades.
Four years after Article 370 was revoked, the UT has seen unprecedented development and people’s participation
Manipur faces ongoing violence and political tension, hindering Parliament's work and requiring a long-term solution.
Environmental norms have seen three distinct phases, beginning from the British times. Two key bills passed by Parliament this week mark the fourth.
Gujarat CM suggests making parental consent mandatory in love marriages, potentially breaching constitutional guarantees.
The government launches campaigns for inclusive development, but amendments to Forest Conservation Act may harm the poorest citizens.
Marriage is becoming less important for politicians, but is still used for political gain. Legislators are debating same-sex marriage based on electoral gains
From IK Gujral to Indira Gandhi, here's how illustrious leaders dealt with the boredom and unusual circumstances of State dinners
Air pollution in northeastern cities of India, including Guwahati, has reached alarming levels. Increased monitoring and scientific research is needed
After August 6, 1945, the US attempted and failed in imposing the English language in Japan. The Japanese language remained a symbol of pride and identity.
Either the Biren Singh government and the State apparatus is entirely absent or it is without the slightest modicum of compassion.
The Digital Data Protection Bill, 2023, introduced in Parliament, deviates from recommendations and narrows protections for citizens.
The Supreme Court's intervention and comments are seen as a positive step, but more needs to be done to address the malaise of sexual violence.
Human impact on the planet must be confronted head-on. Let’s start with Mumbai's seas which pose a significant predicament for the city’s futures
Dismissing growing concern around incidents of sectarian violence by citing other numbers for communal harmony is a wrong application of statistical law
India’s tiger reserves have done well. But there remains a key question: How many wild tigers can the world’s most populous nation sustain?
India needs to consider the political and military consequences of a potential Chinese invasion of Taiwan and formulate a policy to support Taiwan's freedom
India will celebrate 76 years of Independence soon, with major milestones such as the removal of Article 370, the Ram temple, and the ban on triple talaq.
The Antarctic is seeing a winter that only comes about once every 7.5 mn years. The sea ice cover is the lowest it's ever been. Here's why this matters greatly
Published on Aug 03, 2023 09:19 AM IST