Despair to dignified opening

Migration Commission By Dr. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The current migrant workers crisis triggered as a by-product of COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many problems in...

Ecological balance vital

Understanding Biodiversity By Dhurjati Mukherjee The rapid decline in biodiversity, faster than any time in history, with 1 million species facing extinction, many within decades, has...

The buck stops at Modi’s door

Serenading Success Or Ruing Failure By Poonam I Kaushish If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance battle them with bull. A truism which comes to mind...

India’s distorted vision

Poor & Atmanirbharata By Shivaji Sarkar The long march of crores of migrant workers might have become a political issue, but in the Indian context...

Applies balm, will it heal?

SC on Migrant Workers By Insaf The Supreme Court finally applies the balm. Noticing “several lapses” in dealing with the migrant workers crisis, the court did...

Globalisation via local route

Atmanirbhar Bharat By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Atmanirbhar Bharat, meaning self-reliant India, is the goal set before us as a panacea to recover...

Is it right strategy?

Reform Agenda By Dhurjati Mukherjee The stimulus package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has triggered a discussion whether it outlines the government’s broader agenda on...

Anti-bjp Déjà vu

Opposition Void By Poonam I Kaushish Phew! Eight weeks in to the lockdown yet there is no respite from the tu-tu-mein-meinvitriol between the Government and Opposition...

Gulf adding numbers grave

Job Losses By Shivaji Sarkar More job losses are predicted as migrant labourers in India and abroad, particularly in the Gulf, face relentless abuses, low...

Will centre be sympathetic?

Bengal Cyclone Amphan By Insaf It’s a double whammy for West Bengal. Struggling to meet the challenge of coronovirus and under the Centre’s radar, the State...

Not ultimate answer

Aarogya Setu By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director ICSSR, New Delhi) The Union Home Ministry has made Aarogya Setu (Bridge to Health) app, a contact tracing app,...

Draw ventures or exploitative?

Easing Labour Laws By Dhurjati Mukherjee The recent decision of States such as Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Odisha to ease labour laws has...

Heartbreak India

Migrant Politics By Poonam I Kaushish The heartbreaking human tragedy of Asli Bharat migrant workers exodus from Punjab, Delhi, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Rajasthan to Madhya...

Fm spur scarce, cash dole vital

Global Crisis Till 2030 By Shivaji Sarkar The devastation caused by pandemic ensued lockdown may take ten long years to recover and the world economy may...

Karnataka hc shows empathy

Migrant Workers Desperation By Insaf Three cheers to Karnataka High Court! Finally, someone has shown empathy towards the migrant workers yearning to go back home,...

Liquor shops under lockdown

Long for Freedom By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The Madras High Court on 8 May directed the State Government to close all 3,850...

Govt must protect, offer jobs

Migrants, Informal Workers By Dhurjati Mukherjee The grave situation emerging from the corona pandemic that is destined to continue for at least 6-7 months, or...

Covid 19 Rajniti

Fuel Hike Fury By Poonam I Kaushish Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek...

Rise in modern day slavery

UN Foreboding By Shivaji Sarkar The United Nations has raised the red flag of growing modern slavery, suppression of information and hitting sustainable development goals...

Price tag on votes

Yutan Sunya Youth 1: Is baar vote karne ke liye kitna paisa mila tha? Youth 2: Hum logon ko 5000 mila hai. Youth 3: Dhet, yeh toh...