Asian Age

Section: Articles
Publisher: Asian Age, The Navhind Times
The nation continues to be subjected to an unseemly tug-of-war between the government and judiciary, taking relations between the two constitutional pillars to a new low. Never before in independent India’s history, right from the day the Supreme Court was inaugurated, have we reached such a pass.
Section: Articles
By: Martin Macwan
Publisher: Asian Age, The Navhind Times
There seems to be limited options for dalits in India for their ‘own’ independence. They have to create their own avenues of hope within their own segregation. As we stand today, reservation offers them a ‘special status’ but not ‘equal’ status. It will take a lot to change this.
Section: Articles
Publisher: Asian Age, Orissa Post
I must see the film “Udta Punjab” next week! I am told that the proliferation of drugs in the State is the single problem that the inhabitants are discussing in their drawing rooms and village dhabas. Thirty years ago when I was sent to the Punjab by Rajiv Gandhi, the talk was all about Terrorism.
Section: Articles
By: N P Ashley
Publisher: Asian Age, The Navhind Times
The real new item on the menu is the Bharatiya Janata Party’s one seat in the assembly. Both the BJP side and the anti-BJP side seem to view a “domino effect” in this. This grand symbolic value attached to the BJP’s entry might mean something in the case of the confidence of the party cadre.
Section: Articles
By: Himadri Bhattacharya
Publisher: Asian Age
In the past, both the government and the RBI would routinely claim after episodes of fall in rupee's exchange rate that there would be little or no adverse implication for growth, inflation and budgetary position. But the facts turned out to be different, especially for inflation and fisc.
Section: Articles
By: Haresh Jagtiani
Publisher: Asian Age, The Navhind Times
I’d be perfectly willing to match wits and join issues with a vegetarian or a vegan who questions my desire to eat beef. I might even be convinced if he proved that a single malt tastes better with vegan ham (made out of coconut) or dhokla. But if a law is enacted that bans beef eating in my... read more
Section: Articles
By: Arun Maira
Publisher: Asian Age, Central Chronicle
The country is open to citizens’ protests: on the streets, in the press, and increasingly in a hyper-active social media. Issues can be raised in the public space. But they cannot be resolved there. Slogans and placards draw attention to problems. They cannot describe a complete solution.