India’s power sector paradox

India’s power sector paradox

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | Saurabh Biswas

Problems surrounding India’s energy sector are so complex and voluminous that the immediate need is for a policy environment that can push the country ahead on the innovation curve. Hopefully, this can help the nation seize leadership of an industry segment in the future, says Saurabh Biswas The energy sector, electricity...

Takeaways for the big two

Takeaways for the big two

Monday, 17 December 2018 | Amitabh Shukla

With the Congress regaining control and the BJP having a brush with trouble, there are lessons for all national parties. It’s time to focus more on policies and less on hollow sloganeering The Assembly election results of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have not only set the template for the Lok...

When democracy is not enough

Saturday, 15 December 2018 | Deepak Sinha

If we do not stand up and reclaim the space we have conceded to criminals and other low-life who now sit in judgment over us, it will be our children who will pay the price in the coming years The Preamble to the Constitution of India clearly states that India is...

Quest for a future on our terms

Saturday, 15 December 2018 | Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Investing in children’s growth will help advance their health and overall development. Doing so must be a priority so as to secure their future Childhood is inarguably the most crucial stage of life. During this phase, brains develop, bodies grow, social skills are learnt and character is built. So important are...

State results: BJP downing BJP

State results: BJP downing BJP

Saturday, 15 December 2018 | VK Bahuguna

The recent Assembly polls have given the party time to learn crucial lessons. Voters have sent a strong message that they know how to halt the juggernaut if leaders do not listen to them The results of the Assembly elections held in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram must have...

Writing for the regimes

Friday, 14 December 2018 | Nadeem Paracha

Ashfaq Ahmed’s name provokes two distinct responses — reverence or repulsion. While his admirers see him as a sage, his detractors decry that he was an opportunist who had no qualms about using his writings to serve the ideological inclinations of the Governments of the day Early this year, a clip...

Draw lessons from defeat

Friday, 14 December 2018 | Navneet Anand

Never mind the loss, the BJP must course-correct itself. Instead of launching barbs, it must articulate its policies better and study the voting patterns Every cloud has a silver lining and, therefore, results of the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram need not be seen as a...

Literary legend of native tradition

Literary legend of native tradition

Friday, 14 December 2018 | Sachida Nand Jha

Kunwar Narain expresses a cultural confidence that distinguishes him from all those who harboured serious misgivings about the distinctiveness of indigenous traditions and nativist tendencies Kunwar Narain was a literary icon, who with his exceptionally refined literary sensibility, stylistic as well as linguistic sophistication, and a tremendous sense of humanism embedded...

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Barabati Fort Where the stones speak

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A dignified voice against patriarchy

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Waiting for the sun to rise

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The changing face of Delhi

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Technology meets border security

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