Friday, January 24, 2020

Should gdp be the measure?

Growth Conundrum By Dhurjati Mukherjee It’s indeed distressing to note the National Statistical Office forecast in GDP growth to be 5 per cent in 2019-20, much...

Its all about politics!

Culture of Protests By Poonam I Kaushish In this silly political season clearly protests are the flavor of the week. The cause célèbre is immaterial. It...

India’s poor worst hit

UN on Privatisation By Shivaji Sarkar India’s policy of privatisation is contrary to the observation of the United Nations and the World Bank. India is bracketed...

Call to opposition states

CAA, NPR Scrap By Insaf The war between Opposition States Versus Centre gets hotter. The call by 20 Opposition parties asking all Chief Ministers to oppose...

Fresh complications

Dual Citizenship By Dr S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Less mentioned but more complicated is an idea mooted in the course of protests over the Citizenship...

Need to value ground reality

Forestry Report By Dhurjati Mukherjee At a time when global warming is critical to human survival, forests play a significant role. Thus the much-hyped State of...

Violence is new black

We Love Protests By Poonam I Kaushish What is with us Indians? Why are we so blasé’ about protest which turn violent? About vandalism? Why do...

How can last man gain?

New Vision 2040 By Shivaji Sarkar India has stepped into a new decade, like the rest of the world. It needs a new vision 2040 to...

CAA extended politics

Union-State Relations By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) A special session convened by the Kerala Legislative Assembly passed a Resolution terming the Citizenship Amendment...

Professionalisation vital

Railways In Dire Straits By Dhurjati Mukherjee There are talks of reorganizing the railways to gear up efficiency and ensure its effective functioning. This is all...


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