The Supreme Court ruling on the indefinite shutdown of the Internet in Kashmir should be seen as a direct rebuke of the government.
The Narendra Modi administration is trying in Jammu and Kashmir a form of restricted democracy, quite distinct from what India’s Constitution provides for. The democratic process in J and K was already at standstill when the Centre scrapped Article 370
Three sensitive issues on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed controversial laws through Parliament are caught in messy situations. The issues are farm sector reforms, citizenship norms and status of Jammu and Kashmir.
When a spate of petitions challenging the validity of various steps taken in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre altered its constitutional status came up before the Supreme Court,
It was an unusual announcement by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, on X when he sought applications from competent persons for the post of Minister for Youth. No country in the world ever does that.
Children across the country returned to school this year after enduring the hottest summer in recorded history, one punctuated by extreme heat and wildfire smoke that kept millions shuttered indoors for days, even weeks, on end. As parents and families seek solutions to the mounting climate crisis, they should
On the occasion of my mother-in-law’s 100th birthday, I asked for her thoughts as she contemplated a second century. “Keep your mind open and your mouth shut!” she quickly replied. I disagreed with the latter part of that sentence, but out of respect I kept my mouth shut. Four months later she passed away.
It’s a Monday in September, but with schools closed, the three children in the Pruente household have nowhere to be. Callahan, 13, contorts herself into a backbend as 7-year-old Hudson fiddles with a balloon and 10-year-old Keegan plays the piano. Like a growing number of students around the US, the Pruente