Highly centralised parties weaken democratic structures.
Constitutional changes cannot clean up the messiness of politics.
Politicians must be accountable to their true masters, the people.
Modi is sending a clear signal of where India is heading.
At stake in this issue is the dignity of public office.
Expunging parliamentary records is an abuse of power.
The centre needs to loosen its grip on the states’ affairs.
A culture of intolerance has pervaded campuses.
Why wasn’t Kishwar Naheed asked to read her poetry?
The existence of NGOs is a hallmark of participatory democracy.
US foreign policy has long had devastating consequences.
Dispelling poisonous myths requires concerted effort.
Mehbooba Mufti could have opposed the resolution. She did not.
Citizens have an undeniable right to information.
The Hurriyat’s leaders must descend from their perches.
Modi seeks to perpetuate the status quo by sheer force.
The US long knew that settlements threatened a two-state solution.
Measures must be taken to curb ‘pay-to-play’ practices.
Protecting sources is a matter of professional honour among journalists.
Many European countries ignore hate speech.