August 17, 2020 9:01:06 pm
Gujarat’s community-based programme to manage malnutrition can be replicated across the country to save lives.
August 17, 2020 8:56:07 pm
Replacing parliamentary system with presidential form of government will not secure democracy. What’s needed are un-barricaded spaces for fearless discussion so as to inform the public and include them in the democratic process.
August 17, 2020 5:09:39 pm
Despite the pressures on national budgets because of COVID-19, there must be continued support for anti-trafficking work, including immediate release of sanctioned funds for victim compensation to avoid a larger humanitarian crisis post the pandemic.
August 17, 2020 4:55:07 am
Win, lose or retire, Mahendra Singh Dhoni never lost his poise or perspective. His legacy will endure.
August 17, 2020 4:48:24 am
National ID would improve medical care, patient experience. Challenges of privacy, doctor shortages will have to be addressed.
August 17, 2020 3:20:39 pm
Current economic contraction is different from previous ones. Governments should borrow and spend
August 17, 2020 4:04:50 am
At Mehsana, 11 persons were injured when the police fired nine rounds to quell a rioting mob that attacked a market and held up traffic on the national highway.
August 17, 2020 9:14:55 am
The more social media platforms fall to tendentious voices from the Left and become echo chambers, the more they will lose their credibility.
Prashant Bhushan judgment spells out a chilling lesson which undermines that most valuable fundamental right — the freedom of speech
August 17, 2020 9:09:03 am
Let’s be clear: Prashant Bhushan gives the clear impression that it treated Bhushan’s tweets as the occasion for the Court to flex its muscle and make clear that it will not tolerate criticism.
New agriculture infrastructure fund is a major step forward. Policymakers must have stable policies for them
August 17, 2020 8:55:11 am
The bottom line is that India needs to not only spatially integrate its agri-markets (one nation, one market) but also integrate them temporally — spot and futures markets have to converge.
August 17, 2020 9:36:03 am
Markets are allocation mechanisms, information processors, ways of being social. Markets long predate capitalism; they will outlast it. Progressives need to learn to design and engineer them for workers and farmers.
August 16, 2020 11:04:29 pm
His core idea of political representation for SCs and STs was reserved seats with separate electorates and its extension on the basis of mutual agreement.
August 16, 2020 7:24:13 pm
On his death anniversary, it is important for the BJP and the country to remember the path he showed us.
August 16, 2020 9:15:29 am
It appears that, in the view of the Modi government, school education is not a public good, but a field where private profits can be made.
Unless Modi makes a determined effort to change course, the pall of gloom will get thicker and thicker
August 16, 2020 11:54:28 am
If the economy was booming and millions of young Indians were able to get new jobs and take the first steps towards a better life, then the year gone by may have been remembered differently.
With Assembly polls scheduled next year, Tamil identity politics may find a new release in the state
August 16, 2020 9:11:36 am
Tamil identity politics, now, is invoked by the Dravidian outfits mainly to mobilise people against national parties and the Centre as well as to paper over social and economic fault lines.
August 16, 2020 1:16:17 pm
The obvious explanation would be that Modi wants to avoid barbers for fear of Covid. But when it’s Modi, people prefer a spin.
August 15, 2020 9:09:48 am
Modi has underpinned and rehabilitated “hyphenated secularism”. When the hegemonic idea mocks and bypasses the constituting ingredients of a culture, it inflicts moral injuries itself.
August 15, 2020 9:38:14 am
These estimates by the Grand Old Man of the freedom struggle were closely linked to the idea of freedom not just from the British rule but also from a life of poverty.
August 15, 2020 9:19:42 am
Equating August 5 with August 15 was a clear attempt at conflating the legacy of the freedom movement with Hindutva symbols.
August 15, 2020 9:27:39 am
Each generation of our women will need to tweak old freedoms and laws. But the young women today need to realise that they have inherited a well-documented past.
August 15, 2020 9:15:50 am
It is up to us: Do we want to go back to the “normal” which we thought was normal or use this opportunity to understand the real meaning of freedom and create a new normal that is founded on the principle of equality.
August 15, 2020 12:56:27 am
President Sanjiva Reddy said India is the largest democracy in the world with a successful parliamentary system. But “we have yet to learn the hard way, through trial and error the social dimension to the economic progress made since independence”.
August 15, 2020 11:51:59 am
The Supreme Court has broad shoulders. By convicting Prashant Bhushan for contempt, it diminishes itself.
August 15, 2020 12:19:26 am
With other Gulf states expected to follow UAE’s lead on Israel, stage is set for major realignment in region.
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