Even at the time of formulation of the Constitution, deep divisions surfaced in the Constituent Assembly over the fate of the cow. The result was an inherently contradictory directive principle.
Contrary to commonplace liberal assumptions, young Indians cling to traditional notions when it comes to gender equality, finds a recent survey. But that is not surprising as India is still in the grip of patriarchy, experts say.
India wants to learn from Malaysia’s deradicalisation programme which is based on the belief that not only is it imperative to counter security threats posed by convicts but it is also incumbent on the state to rehabilitate them.