Law unto themselves

Rakshak Ya Katil?By Poonam I Kaushish Last week tore to tatters the slogan: With you, for you, always. The sordid tale has it genesis in...

Cut years, educate more

Costlier NEPBy Shivaji Sarkar The much awaited New Education Policy (NEP) has turned out to be old wine in not a well-crafted supposedly new...

Parliament and the opposition

By Inder Jit(Released on 15 January 1985) All eyes are on the new Lok Sabha, which is due to assemble today for its first sitting....

Battle Against Poverty

Poor must lead agenda By Moin Qazi This year marks the 25th anniversary of the declaration by the United Nations of 17 October as the International Day for...

Food Intake Vital

Eat health & say goodbye disease By Dr. Oishee Mukherjee Food is essential for human survival. But the nature, type and quantity of food intake needs...

Climax for 4 bjp states

Padmaavat Release By Insaf It's curtain-up for 'Padmaavat' finally. Bollywood and cinema goers across the country can raise a toast to the Supreme Court. Amidst the...

Reorient model, farmers key

Economic Debate By Shivaji Sarkar The economic situation is complex. So is its understanding. India feels happy as macro data indicates an economic turnaround but...

Mixed bag of results!

Modi's Europe Tour By Dr D.K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) Prime Minister Modi just had a weeklong tour of Europe, touching Sweden, the UK and Germany....

Gift of street politics

Law Enforcement Crisis By Dr S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)"Who are you?" - the question posed by a victim of police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters...

Vital for just social order

Independence of JudiciaryBy Dhurjati Mukherjee Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who is expected to be the next Chief Justice of India, recently analysed the problems of the...

Modi has to add dynamics

India on growth path By Shivaji Sarkar India is on a growth path. Latest quarterly figures say it touched 8.2 per cent in April-June, beating the...

Playing with people’s money

RBI-Govt Spat By Shivaji Sarkar There is both good and bad news. India rises to 77th in ease of doing business, jumping 23 paces in World...

Tshering reinforces ties

India-Bhutan Talks By Dr DK Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) Bhutan's newly-elected Prime Minister Lyonchhen Lotay Tshering made his maiden foreign visit to India to reinforce a...

Avoid tribal backlash

Forest Rights By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Supreme Court decision asking States to implement their own orders, rejecting 11.8 lakh claims over forest land by Scheduled Tribes...

Parachute loyalties rule roost

General Election 2019 By Poonam I Kaushish As India’s greatest nautanki enters its last three phases of polling we will have stood witness to 900 million...

Time to wake up on defence

Modi's tsunami-2By PK Vasudeva Certainly, the election results are a Tsunami-2 for Modi, bettering his 2014 performance. Riding on a massive saffron surge sweeping through...

Critical cultural heritage

Handloom IndustryBy Dr. S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) August 7, the Day when Aurobindo Ghosh, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Lala Lajpat Rai, Bipin Chandra Pal...

Halt land degradation

Rising DesertificationBy Dhurjati Mukherjee Desertification has emerged as a critical problem across the world, specially due to climate change and global warming. This has led...

It’s hope vs hurdles

Naga Peace Talks By Sagarneel Sinha Anxiety is refusing to die down among the people of Nagaland, as the peace deal to the Naga problem still...

Policy stimuli wished for

Gloomy 2019By Shivaji Sarkar A year passes with some gloom and the New Year enters with hope and aspirations. 2019 has had both good as...