Pakistan isolated over Kashmir

By Inder Jit (First Published on 20 February 1990)All those who have been praying for continued peace and friendship between India and Pakistan will need...

Showing a new ‘disha’

Justice ExecutedBy Poonam I Kaushish India is at war with its betis. If Nirbhaya, Kathua, Unnao, Muzzafarnagar etc weren’t gut wrenching, the latest tale of...

Quota for well-off irrational?

Creamy Layer By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Government's decision, of implementing the concept of 'creamy layer' by disallowing a section of OBCs reservation benefits in the UPSC...

Salami slicing tactics fail?

Chinese Checkers in Ladakh Political Diary By Poonam I Kaushish Dr Jekyll or Mr Hyde? Both. Indeed, India-China relations are like a kaleidoscope of good and...

Impose severe cost on nation

NGT, RBI DecisionsBy Shivaji Sarkar The regulators are failing the people. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) and the Reserve Bank (RBI) in their wisdom are...

Better late than never

Plastic Ban By Dr. S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) In 26 States/Union Territories in India, some form of plastic ban is imposed, but its implementation...

Can fm help stimulate it?

Economic Slowdown By Dhurjati Mukherjee In a bid to counter the recessionary trend, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last week announced a few measures, including scrapping surcharge...

New way out of Ram-Babri imbroglio

By Inder Jit (Released on 2 October 1990) India's secularism today faces its biggest ever challenge. Yet the problem is not receiving the cool, overdue attention...

Expanding commonalities

India-Sweden Ties By Dr. D.K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) In the wake of a high level delegation visit from Sweden accompanying the king Carl XVI Gustaf...

Wise pricing policy vital

Weird Sensex Rise By Shivaji Sarkar The sudden record movement of Sensex to 36,548 points once again proves that the stock market need not follow other economic...

Worst hit, require top priority

Women & Rural FolkBy Dhurjati MukherjeeThe grave economic situation will hit women and the rural folk the most. According to a recent report, released...

Worshipping false gods

Communal Violence, Yawn By Poonam I Kaushish It never ceases to surprise how our polity is swiftly sinking into the marshy cesspool of bloodied religious intolerance....

Professionalisation vital

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

Social media ‘kills’

Murderous Mob By Poonam I Kaushish Social media 'kills' and how! Mob lynching is back on the political-social scene with 17 cases across 9 States from...

More rancid the better!

Insult Now AssetBy Poonam I KaushishRajnetik virodhi ya jaani dushman? A question that niggles as the narrative hits a new low with highly vitriolic...

The 39 are alive, no dead!

Mistakes in Mosul By Dr D.K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI)The tragic death of Indian workers in Mosul, Iraq was shrouded in confusion and miscommunication. The...

Fast track caste politics

Pre-Election Mood By Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)In recent days, one cannot help noticing that some of the long pending demands of caste groups are...

Growth With Equity

Far-fetched ideal in India By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) “India’s dynamics are striking. It is the country with the highest gap between the...

Bureau of convenience

His Master's VoiceBy Poonam I Kaushish What is it about the Central Bureau of Investigation that has it always in the eye of the storm?...

Mid-term plan vital

Economy RevivalBy Dhurjati Mukherjee The pandemic has triggered a slump in consumer spending, hit private investment and a sharp decline in exports with unimaginable dimensions....