Don’t write the Congress off yet

Don’t write the Congress off yet

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

It was an umbrella party at one time giving space to all shades of opinions and ideologies — the Right, Left and the Centre — and despite many splits it has survived so far. So there is no reason why it cannot do so in the future Many people are writing...

Time for introspection

Time for introspection

Monday, 17 February 2020 | JS Rajput

An institution can play a leadership role only if it comprehends the dynamic nature of its mission and goals in professional terms and understands the importance of looking within One of the most prestigious national institutions of India, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), is in ferment. Not for the first time....

People still vote for rozi-roti

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | Shivaji Sarkar

The future would belong to anyone who can chart out welfare economics with lower taxes and improved living standards In the just-concluded Delhi Assembly elections, the people voted for development and survival. The mandate is a reflection of their daily struggles and hardships. The welfare measures undertaken by the Aam Aadmi...

He lit a billion lives

He lit a billion lives

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | Pioneer

Nobel laureate and an authority on sustainable development and climate change, RK Pachauri has set the template for our continuity in climate-challenged times. A long-time columnist of The Pioneer, here are extracts from some of his recommendations made in these pages. We will miss him RK Pachauri, former Chairman of  The...

Revitalise farmers’ cooperatives to grow incomes

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Moin Qazi

Associations can grow as viable, member-controlled, self-sustaining businesses if they constantly work on reshaping the interaction of their members with themselves Small farmers are the key to ending poverty and hunger and promoting sustainable development. But they are among the most underserved population and are highly susceptible to food and nutrition insecurity....

Address key issues

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Shankar Narang

For Ayushman Bharat to be a success, hospitals must start delivering services at Govt-approved rates, but a lot needs to be done The public healthcare systems in the country have shouldered the burden of providing affordable and accessible services to scores of Indians for long. However, the sheer expanse of the...

A tightrope walk

A tightrope walk

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Sapna Singh

The rising tension between the US and Iran is a litmus test of India’s new policy of multi-alignment within the region The end of 2020 will be intensely awaited by the world as it seeks an answer to the burning question, will Donald Trump, who just triumphed in the impeachment proceedings,...

An invisible air pollution crisis

An invisible air pollution crisis

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | Kota Sriraj

COPD is often overlooked but is a serious health threat. Given that pollution is one of the leading causes of this ailment, the Government must roll out specific and targetted programmes that can mitigate its prevalence A spike in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), coupled with an increase in asthma attacks,...

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Ways to Staying Healthy

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Be your own well-wisher

16 February 2020 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

You can write your life anew

16 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I have been my own person’

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Larry’s theme for a dream

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