Reviewing the Yellow Book
- SC slams BCCI over Lodha report: Better fall in line, or we will make you fall in line
- SAARC Summit: Now, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan say they won't be going to Islamabad
- To isolate Pak, India pulls out of Islamabad SAARC summit
- Global competitiveness index: India jumps 16 ranks for second time, now at 39
- Shimon Peres, last surviving link to Israel's founding fathers, dies at 93
Given the persisting anger over the recent rape in the capital, should we expect a change in the mindset of our political masters in this critical area affecting the security of the common man? The public expressions of sorrow and promises of drastic steps to improve law and order made by our leaders need to be translated into action. This includes giving up some of the undue privileges they have enjoyed so far.
The writer is former secretary, internal security, ministry of home affairs
- Let’s not allow debate about what it means to be Indian to be held hostage to jingoists and bigots
- Shouldn’t weekly off day be a matter of choice, instead of being dictated by law?
- India’s search for alternatives to regional forum must quicken
- Struggle against caste system & capitalism are inextricably linked
- Telescope: Going places
- Power struggle within weakens Samajwadi Party already undergoing an identity crisis in UP