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It's an unequal fight: They have resources, we have resilience; they are merchants of death, we carry with us dreams of oppressed

Need to look at look at the face and consequences of poverty, which suffocate millions of people across the world

Global production of GM soybean and GM cotton are declining; GM oilseed rape and GM maize hectarage have stagnated

Fr Arrupe has left a rich legacy: Commitment to faith rooted in justice, courage to take stand against violence, compassion for refugees

Growing resentment among people of Gujarat points to failure of much hyped slogan ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’

Taming the lion in his lair? Congress is basking under a borrowed sun of anti-incumbency and hopes to rake in the benefits

Why Dr Zakir Hussain considered Maulana Azad as one of the greatest innovators in the history of Islam

Women in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district summon last ounces of their energy to overcome huge hurdles in life

Wanted: Hindu Luthers. Our “scriptures” are locked in Sanskrit shlokas; translations in thick books cater to narrow audience

Dialogue through interlocutor in J&K: Best instrument of dialogue would be the expression of Kashmiris' choice through a ‘vote’

Scamster BJP? It's puzzling to innocent by-standers as to why would partners-in-crime fall apart like this

Europe’s swing to the right: Fear of continued influx of refugees diluting national, cultural identities has worked in all elections

A malnourished democracy: Starvation deaths grip headlines, but mundane politics of neglect remain largely invisible

Demolition drive in Delhi's Kathputli Colony: Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas? Question is... Kiske Saath, Kiska Vikas

Death of infants in Ahmedabad Civil Hospital: Though grant is available children not provided fruit juice or any other liquid diet

Charity leaders have a geographic bias: Companies fund projects closer to where they are based

Final battle lines are drawn: Why many Catalonians believe that staying with Spain anymore is counter-productive

India remains a hazardous place for hardcore journalists irrespective of regime in power at the national or state level

One year of demonetization: Purpose was to create mayhem in political circles ahead of UP polls, manipulate unofficial cash

Help from Election Commission was useful to Gujarat govt in making last minute lollipop announcements to win few votes

Would Taj Mahal's splendor and glory meet the fate similar to the traumatic demolition of Babri Masjid?

Prasanna’s Satyagraha is a reminder to the government that it should withdraw GST on hand made products

Starvation death due to lack of aadhaar authentication: Why is govt completely apathetic to the entire situation?

China’s Myanmar bonanza sans responsibility amidst gory clashes between majority Buddhists, Rohingiya Muslim settlers

RSS-BJP should know: Moplah Muslim family would donate Rs 100,000 annually to Maulana Azad for India’s freedom struggle

BJP juggernaut in Gujarat has been steadily going down: It will use every means, fair or foul, to bust its opponent

Wings of government and banks compelling citizens to link aadhaar to bank accounts is gross violation of Supreme Court orders

#JusticeForGauri: There is only one way forward, more power to the word. Therein lies our hope for tomorrow

RG is indeed discovering new territories. But there is a long way to go in channelizing the discontent... and building bridges

Journalist Shantanu Bhowmik was beaten to death by a mob in Tripura: Why did CPI(M) chief minister remained silent?

Lesson for India: Why Catalonians think secession from Spain would help them better protect their language, culture

Dealing with ‘Godse’s’ of our times: Truth should be non-negotiable for a more just, peaceful and non-violent world

A recipe for new-look Ministry that would appropriately signal government priorities on markets and economy

An Indian company seeking to buy 50,000 tonnes of asbestos every year? It's a clear intention to profit out of mass disaster

Police lathicharge on BHU girl students is threat to pluralist, democratic, critical traditions sustaining India's higher education

Naive to assume Modi wasn't aware of Banaras students' protest when he was in town, or ruthless lathi-charge after he left

Entry of far right in Bundestag: Assertion of retrograde German nationalism, anti-immigration and anti-Islam

Why it is necessary to disprove Modi and his henchmen, who think: Hate, violence, discrimination must to cling on to power

Japan-India cooperation in conflict mitigation will help respond disaster recovery among Asian communities facing conflicts

Gujarat is thirsty, its fields are parched. For whom have Narmada dam's height increased and its gates closed?

Neither Gujarat CM nor PM is sensitive to adivasis, farmers, fishworkers who are compelled to sacrifice for Narmada project

Panels at Sabarmati Ashram create the impression: Modi's "work" is natural extension of Gandhi's experiments with truth

Greatest tribute to courageous Gauri Lankesh is to ensure that the rich legacy she has left behind will never die

A new lesson in democracy coming soon to schools near you in the form of crappy single-colour badly designed piece of art

Crisis in India's health system: Our children are fated to die because priorities of our Republic have gone awry

9/11 and more! Many lessons to be learnt from today’s situation, as also from 2001, 1906 and 1893, to reflect, pray and act

Politicians, seeking to expand electoral base, pay obeisance to godmen, promote crime in the name of spiritualism

Rohingya refugee issue continues to hang fire with no early solution in sight: Modi refuses to discuss it with Myanmar leaders

Power brokers have instinctively realized: In order to control people they first need to control educational matrices