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Indian democracy representative, not responsive

Indian democracy representative, not responsive

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 | Debasish Bhattacharyya

For our democracy to be reactive, the country is in need of a political system that is committed to alter theself-seeking and shaky polity into a steady, sensible and selfless one   Judith M Brown, Emeritus Beit Professor of Commonwealth History, University of Oxford and author of several books on Mahatma...

Lessons from Gandhi’s home

Lessons from Gandhi’s home

Monday, 30 September 2019 | Moin Qazi

The Mahatma’s impact on social transformation has been indelible. Yet, his true legacy is in shreds. There’s a lack of understanding of his beliefs today Eighty kilometres to the east of Nagpur lies Bapu Kuti, a historic site in Sewagram, the “village of service”, nestled in the serene rustic surroundings close...

What is the Government thinking?

What is the Government thinking?

Saturday, 28 September 2019 | Tanvi Srivastava/Yasharth Kant

Smoking and vaping are equally bad for health and any step to protect citizens will always be welcome. However, the Government cannot be seen to shield one hazardous industry at the cost of another, say Tanvi Srivastava and Yasharth Kant The period drama Mad Men based in the 1960s America, pilots...

Policy overhaul must for India

Saturday, 28 September 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

It requires a mix of short and long-term measures for demand to pick up and the ailing economy to recover India needs to look at its falling demand, rising power, fuel and banking charges, high tax and toll rates. It is an induced inflation, whatever the indices might say, amid a...

Farming as smart business

Farming as smart business

Saturday, 28 September 2019 | KC Ravi

The aim of the Government is to revive the ailing rural economy through various measures. However, implementation would be the key to success here One of the critical sectors to have suffered during the first term of the Narendra Modi Government was agriculture, with just 2.9 per cent growth, down from...

Tourism the biggest job-creator

Tourism the biggest job-creator

Friday, 27 September 2019 | jeet dogra

Being of a labour-intensive nature, tourism is a major contributor in generating employment, which has a significant multiplier effect even on its related sectors   Though tourism represents ten per cent of the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP), one in ten jobs and seven per cent of the world’s exports, the...

Dark days are ahead for India

Friday, 27 September 2019 | markandey katju

To divert the attention of people from problems besetting the country, a scapegoat has to be found, just as Hitler found in the Jews Something has happened in India which reminds me of what happened in Germany during the Nazi era. After Hitler assumed power in January 1933 almost the whole...

Why stories need to be told

Why stories need to be told

Friday, 27 September 2019 | Swapna Majumdar

Ignorance on periods can be fatal. By sharing good Menstrual Hygiene Management practices, the media connects many to solutions they can adapt and scale up It was just beginning to get dark in her village when Gauri came out of her house. After furtive glances to make sure no one...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer