Pandemic exposes faultlines

Economic Plugging By Moin Qazi A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say:...

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...

Russian business doubles

India-China Brawl By Shivaji Sarkar It is a global world. One button switches off, another opens. As India gets into a stand-off with China, there...

Making a mockery of law

TN Custodial Deaths By Insaf Reprehensible! The alleged custodial death of father and son in a police station in Tamil Nadu has sent shock waves across...

No substitute for classroom

Online Education By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Closure of schools has led to a thoughtless rush to switch over to online education as...

Poor students worse off

Pandemic & Education By Dhurjati Mukherjee UNESCO recently estimated that 1.5 billion students, about 87 per cent of the world’s students in 165 countries, are...

Looking for giants

Our Pygmy Leaders By Poonam I Kaushish A fundamental principle of a civilised nation is that in times of war, the polity displays cohesiveness and rallies...

To lower demand, growth

Diesel Price Hike Economic Highlights By Shivaji Sarkar The nation needs wisdom to help stir it out of a difficult situation. An economy sinking for...

Covid-19 makes a strong case

Social Housing By Moin Qazi The unprecedented displacement of people across the country following the pandemic has challenged us with a new set of priorities. While...

Rank under pandemic

Rule of Law Index By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The Supreme Court has asked the government to treat a writ petition filed in...

Prioritise small, young farmers

Agricultural Transformation By Dhurjati Mukherjee There is some good news coming from the farm sector. The lockdown hasn’t much affected agriculture because of normal rabi crop...

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...

To continue despite curbs

Trade with China By Shivaji Sarkar The tension on the India-China border reaching inflection point, trade relations except for semantics, may not be impacted, as the...

It’s India’s call!

China Must Fall By Dr D.K. Giri (Prof, International Politics, JMI) In a violent clash between the Indian and Chinese soldiers last Monday at Galwan Valley in...

The ‘Covid-19 effect’

Centre-State Coordination By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Prime Minister Modi’s meetings with Chief Ministers of States and UTs on June 16 and 17...

Change in outlook vital

Ingrained Inefficiency By Dhurjati Mukherjee Prospects of foreign companies changing locations from China to other countries such as India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand etc are said to...

Cash is king!

Rajniti Jor Tor By Poonam I Kaushish A gentleman met a beautiful lady and invited her to bed. She gave him one tight slap. And angrily...

Two-year slump predicted

India's $1 Trillion Loss By Shivaji Sarkar Heading towards a grave scenario, the Indian economy faces contraction in the current and possibly the next financial...

Misplaced priorities

Delhi on Tenterhooks By Insaf National capital, Delhi, has lot on its plate it can handle. The health department has projected the Covid count could cross...

Success & failure

Lockdown 5 By Dr. S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) On the eve of opening several public places like malls, restaurants and places of worship on this...