The Statesman (India)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​The world has progressed through heresy, not piety. Piety, in most cases, involves no more than blind faith. Blind faith breeds intolerance and inhumanity. Literally, blind faith is faith that makes people blind. The profiteers of religion and politics find it irresistible to take advantage of it.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -​ The political crisis in the state of Karnataka demonstrates a unique constitutional issue surrounding the office of the Governor and food for thought to legal experts of the country.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​The healthcare industry in India was valued at $ 110 billion in 2016 and growing at 22 per cent CAGR, according to a report prepared by research firm RNCOS and industry chamber ASSOCHAM.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  In fact, most of the inventions and discoveries by physicists happened by accident. On the other hand, things that are practical and useful have been invented by engineers in a creative spirit of building something to make lives more convenient and without much thought about laws of physics

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​For more than two millennia, the physicists have provided materialist explanations for almost everything in our cosmos, including the evolution of life.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Indonesia and Singapore next week to give an impetus to India’s ‘Act East’ policy.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​The possibilities of either ‘unification’ or further ‘division’ are becoming politically, financially and even morally, unviable and across the world.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​The Netherlands on Thursday reaffirmed its strong support for India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG) as the two countries came down heavily on the Al Qaeda, ISIS, JeM,  Hizbul Mujahideen, LeT and other terror groups spreading violence in South Asia and Europe.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​The Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), which has defined North-east India for last six decades since 1958 within a frame of ‘exception’ is gradually losing its relevance with the changing perception of the region. With the recent announcement of its complete removal from Meghalaya with effect from 31 March 2018, AFSPA has now been revoked from three states including Tripura and Mizoram.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Rohingya issue has begun taking a political turn with leaders cutting across party lines projecting their views that are in many ways contrary to that of the government and against the national interest. Omar Abdullah stated that there were no reports of Rohingya being a security threat till 2014, when he was the Chief Minister.