Safety a critical issue

Jr Doctors' StrikeBy Dr. Oishee Mukherjee The junior doctors’ strike in West Bengal has drawn sharp focus on safety of doctors while discharging their duties....

Kashmir, a paradise again?

New Chapter BeginsBy Insaf What lies ahead and for how long will the voices in the Valley be suppressed, are questions among many others, which...

SC sticks to nrc deadline

Anxious AssamBy Insaf ‘Citizens’ in Assam are in a tizzy. The deadline of July 31 for finalisation of the National Register of Citizens remains...

Are firms being honest?

CSR ObligationsBy Dhurjati Mukherjee The Finance Ministry’s recent assurance to do away with criminal penalty on company officials for failing to meet their spending obligations...

Nation’s Children

Jharkhand too gives a damn By Insaf Jharkhand government should hang its head in shame. Close on the heels of UP’s Gorakhpur medical college tragedy, a...

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...

Have benefits percolated down?

Modern Indian State By Dhurjati Mukherjee Every alternative day we hear talks of modern developments in social economic and scientific spheres without understanding or assessing its...

Plan, no more dithering

Rescue PackageBy Dhurjati Mukherjee The continuation of the lockdown for another two weeks with minor relaxation may well be understandable given that the government is...

Leaks Foreign Exchange?

Liberalised Remittance SchemeVijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi are not the only people who have parked their wealth abroad. They have, however, done...

Defined by political narratives

Society Intellectualism By Sagarneel Sinha In the present era, slowly and gradually, intellectualism is being, more or less characterised by political narratives of left and right....

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...

Survivor not defector, new norm

Gaddi Aur GaddariBy Poonam I Kaushish A sense of de ja vu overwhelms. Brutally reinforced by the revolving door politics witnessed in the last fortnight...

Reaping political benefits?

Cow, Profitable BusinessBy Poonam I Kaushish The drumbeaters are busy serenading the victorious in the keenly fought five States polls, the losers sulk behind closed...

Follow the rule of law

Dear Editor, Apex Tani Foundation (APTAFO) NGO is really concern about the recent torching of homes at Mabira Village in Namsai. Torching down of village is...

Uncovers unholy nexus

NOTA BallotsBy Insaf The stock market is exactly not an indicator of realities. The sensex is rising even as new issues seem to hit the...

Fm spur scarce, cash dole vital

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

New vision in offng?

Draft Natl Ed Policy By Dhurjati Mukherjee There is much debate over the recently released new draft National Education Policy, which has come out with some...

Transparency critical

Election FundingBy Dhurjati Mukherjee The Supreme Court recently directed all political parties to reveal donations they had received in electoral bonds and the identities of...

Keep politics at arm’s length

Rift in Judiciary By Dr S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Unstoppable politics has already entered the portals of the judiciary with the CPM General Secretary, indicating...

Your lordships object!

Judicial Mutiny By Poonam I Kaushish An unprecedented judicial holocaust hit India last week, the likes unseen or unheard in Independent India. All hell broke loose...