Why armed escalation is not of interest

Why armed escalation is not of interest

Monday, 04 March 2019 | Priyesh Mishra

Achieving intended outcomes by deploying escalation as a policy objective is dependent on external factors that are beyond effective control of parties to a conflict. Most of these factors may not exist in objective reality. This is exactly what India and Pakistan cannot afford The chain of events following the Pulwama attack...

Stifle the jihadi network

Stifle the jihadi network

Friday, 01 March 2019 | Deepak Sinha

Better sense must prevail and both India and Pakistan must avoid serious conflict that will hardly help either. True progress will happen when Pakistan starts to wind up its terror factory It was the military disaster of 1971 that forced the Pakistani establishment and its military, which runs the country...

Save the relics of our civilisation

Thursday, 28 February 2019 | VV Sundar

The vandalisation of pillars at Hampi has made it clear that we, as a nation, have failed to safeguard whatever remains of our glorious monuments. We need a national campaign to protect our heritage The first tactile impulse towards our past/history came to full-view recently when a video surfaced of miscreants...

The mirage of a clean river

Thursday, 28 February 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Among other things like a good Budget or bureaucratic will, the cleaning of Ganga needs better groundwork at the initial stage The Ganga, which is the most sacred river in India, is caught in a vortex of pollution. Its salvation seems not only difficult but almost impossible. According to the original...

Ensure sustainable education

Ensure sustainable education

Thursday, 28 February 2019 | JS Rajput

Mere acquaintance with the problem is not sufficient. Education policies and systems must transform to ensure adequacy in offering knowledge, skills, values and attitudes Envisioning the ideology of development that leads to the comprehensive progress of a nation is not an easy task. When newly independent nations went ahead with borrowed...

The unending battle for statehood

The unending battle for statehood

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | Kalyani Shankar

Arvind Kejriwal has, perhaps, chosen a wrong time to press for full statehood for Delhi as wounds of the Pulwama attack have not healed yet. It would be better if he highlights his achievements in health, education and power sectors Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is back with his old game...

Give other half the right to live

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | VK Bahuguna

Being migratory workers, those in the informal economy have been denied their due. It’s time the Government takes note of this valuable social capital The 16th Lok Sabha’s five-year tenure came to an end on February 13 and political leaders said goodbye to each other in a rare bonhomie and are...

When cash is the king

When cash is the king

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | Hima Bindu Kota

Since cash flows are important for the smooth running of businesses, one should focus on improving and managing them and develop strategies to counter emergencies When it comes to business, be it small or large, cash is the king, always. Whether a business is growing or struggling, managing cash flow effectively...