Columnists

Glory of Ganga needs restoration

Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 | Kota Sriraj | in Oped

Despite several attempts to rejuvenate the Ganga, there has been little to show for it so far. Non-utilisation of funds is just one of the numerous problems that plague the sacred river. The adoption of a holistic approach is the only option to save the dying river Over a century ago,...

Advent of shareholder activism

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota | in Oped

It’s encouraging that India has opened the gates for shareholder activism. But activists must step up to transform their role from being ‘corporate raiders' to ‘corporate makers' After years of passive participation, the Indian shareholder has come of age with uprecedented levels of activism last year, ranging from minority individual...

‘Democracy in danger’ drama

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | Navneet Anand | in Oped

The Congress’ narrative around ‘democracy in danger’ is as ineffective electorally as its previous constructs. Yet, it continues a negative communication strategy Even as I was negotiating the curious alleys of the iconic Bhulbhulaiya in Lucknow on a family trip last Friday, I received a frenetic call from a friend, who...

The hubris of Donald Trump

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | Gwynne Dyer | in Oped

The US President showed his true colours with his remarks about ‘shithole’ countries. The fact of the matter is that Trump is a dyed-in-the-wool, albeit possibly unconscious, racist. He was confident most Americans share his views. But he was wrong Poor Donald Trump. He was simply asking for information, and they’re...

Pak duplicity to the fore

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Jai Kumar Verma | in Oped

Islamabad's strategy of allowing Jadhav's kin to meet him to bolster its ‘humanitarian' credentials before the ICJ has misfired given what went down Last year, the Pakistan Government allowed the mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet him on December 25, which is coincidentally the birthday of Mohammad Ali Jinnah,...

Are we defacing our social network?

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Sushmita B Waraich | in Oped

We should educate our children, for that matter even immature adults, to leverage the social media platform for positive benefits and not let it become an addiction When we were growing up, we would be rewarded for scoring well in exams; helping someone; doing household chores, etiquette among others. Today, things...

When millennials take over

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Gurinder Singh | in Oped

The millennial generation is one that has a completely different mindset. Organisations must respond to their dreams and aspirations. Embracing change and transforming policies to suit the millennials is the way forward India, as a nation, is set to experience a dynamic transition. At a time when leading economies like Europe,...

A defining relationship

Monday, 15 Jan 2018 | Ishaan Saxena | in Oped

Netanyahu’s visit must be viewed as a serenade to a rapidly expanding relationship between India and Israel which is bound to yield substantial results in the longer run The much-awaited visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has finally commenced. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart share tremendous camaraderie,...

Shining India-Israel relations

Monday, 15 Jan 2018 | Mukesh k MISHRA | in Oped

Leaving behind the baggage of history, India and Israel are set to further cement an already strong bilateral relationship Last year, in July, Narendra Modi created history when he became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel, a tried and tested partner and a real ally to India. Photographs...

Of green marketing and blue economy

Monday, 15 Jan 2018 | Vinayshil Gautam | in Oped

The time has come to look at instrumentalities of giving the law of natural order its pride of place in the global system. The natural order demands recognition of not only preserving the green but encouraging the blue The flavour of the day is a matter of choice, amongst the essential...


TOP STORIES

Page generated in 0.4757 seconds.