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Prepare for a different world

Prepare for a different world

Thursday, 30 January 2020 | Pratyush Prabhakar

Any education system ‘in tune’ with the current time or worse, the past, is actually ‘out of tune’ with the future which will be radically diverse Along with the winter season, Delhi witnesses yet another season. This is the period where you can see adults getting ready for school while their...

Students of a feather

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Nadeem Paracha

What makes a university campus Left wing or Right wing? Fact is, both try to mould the ideological orientation of the students. They are actually endangering the whole idea of free speech and critical thinking Across India, protests have erupted against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that was enacted in...

Endless protests and their fallout

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

For any protest to last beyond a small fraction of sustainable time, it needs the support of sponsors. The challenge is in keeping it free from vested interests There’s a feeling of disquiet among segments of the cross section of a news-aware people across the country. They consume news either in...

Listen to the teenage zealot

Listen to the teenage zealot

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Philip Johnston

One does not have to buy into Greta Thunberg’s apocalyptic angst to see that something has to be done on climate change. Changing to a cleaner energy future is a good thing in itself An unfamiliar white patina covered our lawn recently, something seldom seen any longer, certainly not here in...

2019 forest report a mixed bag

Saturday, 25 January 2020 | VK Bahuguna

While the mandarins at the policy-making level have much to rejoice as the report vindicates the hard work put in by foresters in States, the new parameters are food for thought for foresters and planners alike The Forest Survey of India (FSI) had recently released its biennial State of Forest Report,...

India needs Palkhivala now

Saturday, 25 January 2020 | Kumar Chellappan

The legal luminary didn’t hesitate to call a spade a spade and point out to the most authoritarian ruler the folly of tinkering with the Constitution January marked the birth centenary of Nani A Palkhivala, the most respected legal luminary the country has ever had the privilege to call its own....

Build a knowledge society

Build a knowledge society

Saturday, 25 January 2020 | Gautam Choubey

The FM will have to juggle between inclusivity and resource augmentation.  Hopefully, one day, we would deliver on allocating six per cent of the GDP to education, first made in 1968 Each year, as soon as the ceremonial halwa is served in the North Block and Finance Ministry officials are locked...

Derivatives are a double-edged sword

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Hima Bindu Kota

Used both for hedging and speculation, the derivatives markets worldwide have grown to a humongous level, reaching about $1.2 quadrillion. However, their use has also brought giant corporations to their knees, hence investors must exercise caution The term “financial weapons of mass destruction”, coined by billionaire Warren Buffett for derivatives, is...

State Editions

‘Historic moment for Indian sports’

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Puri seer’s concerns send admn on toes

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Why BJD so weak towards English? BJP

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Hindi row won’t affect health services: AIIMS

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Gandhi Peace Centre unveiled in BBSR

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Woman gang-raped in Bhadrak

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

India’s Quest for Energy Security

23 February 2020 | Dr Ashok Sharma | Agenda

Mughal prince with a heart

23 February 2020 | Pioneer | Agenda

Raghupati Raghav on the Banjo

23 February 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Lord Shiva: Existence personified

23 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

When intelligence is artificial

23 February 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I avoid doing intimate scenes’

23 February 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer