June 6, 2020 9:08:44 am
By underscoring the equal vulnerability of every member of the human family, COVID-19 has shown the silliness in blaming persons for their skin-colour, blood-group or religion.
June 6, 2020 9:03:04 am
For reasons of national security as well as self-respect, India cannot continue to remain in a “reactive mode” to Chinese provocations and it is time to respond in kind.
June 6, 2020 9:40:05 am
The coronavirus will go away some day but damage done by turning deaf ear to cancer will be irretrievably severe for years to come.
June 6, 2020 8:24:57 am
Modi-Morrison summit brought welcome progress on security cooperation, but question marks remain on trade.
June 6, 2020 8:23:09 am
Those who hesitate to step on to the playing field in COVID times deserve empathy and understanding.
June 6, 2020 8:21:49 am
Closure of borders in National Capital Region during pandemic has exposed fragility of compact between constituent states.
June 6, 2020 12:50:23 am
The Assam government is mobilising more security forces in the state following fresh reports of a spate of assaults received from various districts. K Ramamurthy, senior adviser to the governor said that tension was again mounting in parts of Nowgong, Kamrup, Darrang and Goalpara districts and that it had spread to Sibsagar along the Nagaland […]
June 6, 2020 9:30:54 am
A secular general is difficult to find in Pakistan because most of them, if not all, have a deep ideological commitment.
June 6, 2020 9:44:04 am
A decentralised system, where economic entities are expected to be self-reliant, requires a generalised system of social trust and the ability to enforce contracts. In turn, it implies a need to carry out administrative reforms and, more specifically, reform of the legal system.
June 5, 2020 8:25:45 pm
Risks born out of squalor of the poor –and its consequent health implications for the rich — will be addressed post-Covid
June 5, 2020 8:29:33 pm
In today’s world, where investigations are deferred, market studies could prove to be a cost effective ex-ante competition enforcement mechanism
June 5, 2020 9:19:29 am
The creation of a new class called the migrants makes us forget that they are people and all rules that apply to people, apply to them as well. Many ask, “Why are the migrants leaving? Why can’t they be persuaded to stay? Surely, they would stay if food was actually being provided?” and so on.
G-12 must include respect for human rights, adherence to international law, multilateralism in trade and security
June 5, 2020 10:47:41 am
Sanjaya Baru writes: President Trump is not doing India a favour by wanting to invite it into the new group. As the world’s largest free market democracy India deserves to be a member of not just a G-12 but of even a new G-7.
June 5, 2020 4:04:46 am
In his complaint, Dhawan added that the accused entered into a conspiracy in August 1977 to register a false case against him. The complaint added that the Dhawans’ house was gheraoed and searched, and he and his son were arrested.
June 5, 2020 4:02:57 am
Basu Chatterjee’s films starred the aam aadmi and aam aurat. They made middle-class India visible on the big screen.
June 5, 2020 4:01:08 am
Outcry over death of an elephant in Kerala is reassuring. It must be followed by a deeper soul-searching.
June 5, 2020 4:00:31 am
Rahul Gandhi’s video interactions are a pleasant echo chamber. Surely, Opposition politics during a time of distress needs more.
Imagine COVID-19 information being disseminated through the beating of drums rather than Aarogya Setu
June 5, 2020 9:32:05 am
In 2020, farmers have beaten drums and utensils, used DJ-s and burst firecrackers to ward off locusts — in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. But that’s not the same as disseminating information about locust invasions through the beating of drums.
June 5, 2020 9:39:07 am
Except in the world of Alice in Wonderland, the BCI does not speak for the legal profession in this country. Nothing else explains the grandiloquent comment: “Bar totally disapproves and deprecates such act.”
June 5, 2020 9:52:33 am
Bhupesh Baghel writes: There is no need for dramatic announcements. Direct bank transfers should be made into the accounts of farmers, labourers, villagers, tribals, women and the deprived sections of society, who have talent and passion, but lack economic resources.
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