The Govt must clean up the mess

The Govt must clean up the mess

Friday, 15 January 2021 | Kota Sriraj

The demonstrating farmers have inadvertently pushed the ecosystem to its limits and the condition is only deteriorating day by day  In a healthy and vibrant democracy, people participate politically not only during but between elections by means of protests and sit-ins. These demonstrations usually play a vital role in influencing public...

Embrace the change

Embrace the change

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | Hima Bindu Kota

Blockchain technology is finding its relevance across trade and supply chains. Although it may not be the solution for every business objective, it has the power to change other industries, too Blockchain is one of the latest technologies used in the business world. Though this technology was around since 1990s, it...

The drugless way to good health

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | VK Bahuguna

Sujok has become popular among people suffering from chronic diseases, especially among the poor who can’t afford costly hospitals As the world battles the Coronavirus pandemic and other zoonotic diseases that are plaguing humanity, it is vital to keep healthy and boost immunity. Apart from the use of various allopathic drugs...

Drama in the US is not over yet

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | Kalyani Shankar

US President Donald Trump might make some more attempts to subvert democracy till January 20, when President-elect Joe Biden takes over There is a WhatsApp message doing the rounds: “Americans recently found out that it’s much easier for them to change presidents in other countries than in their own nation.” So,...

Stop chasing a mirage

Stop chasing a mirage

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | Uttam Gupta

The Govt needs to pursue disinvestment, including privatisation, as an objective by itself instead of linking it to revenue receipts and meeting the fiscal target The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) is in a war of words with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) over the proceeds of disinvestment...

A community’s tragic slide into myopia

Monday, 11 January 2021 | Nadeem Paracha

Islam’s rational past defies views of fundamentalists who challenge modernity by romanticising its history to project themselves as authentic In a 2012 lecture at the Institute of Advanced Studies, the late Danish-American historian Patricia Crone described Omer Saeed Sheikh as an “acculturated native” who had rebelled against his adopted cultural mores. Sheikh...

No need to cry for America

Monday, 11 January 2021 | Gwynne Dyer

Democracy in the US will most probably survive its current difficulties. Democracy as the default mode in the world certainly will If I have to read one more hand-wringing article about the “crisis being faced by American democracy” and what it means for the rest of the world, I’m going to...

Close the big data gender gap

Close the big data gender gap

Monday, 11 January 2021 | Shefali Mehta / Trisha Pande

As both surveillance and marginalisation have heightened during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more pertinent than ever to look at data protection from a gendered lens As policymakers push for privacy to be at the heart of the data protection debate, it is vital that this understanding of confidentiality should not...

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