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Kalyani Shankar

Kalyani Shankar


Kalyani Shankar is a political commentator and a syndicated columnist. She was the Political Editor of Hindustan Times and also its Washington correspondent. A press fellow at Cambridge University and senior fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington, Shankar is a founder member of the Indian women press corps. 

Together we can beat the Coronavirus

Together we can beat the Coronavirus

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

Experts say that quarantine is one of the most effective ways of containing an epidemic. Therefore, it is imperative that more than the steps taken by the Government, we impose self-restrictions at an early stage to limit the COVID-19 spread and help each other in this trying time Most of India...

Debate key issues, don’t stall House

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

Members of Parliament should not fail in their basic duties of legislation, scrutiny of the Budget and holding the Government accountable. After all, the people have elected them for this purpose All eyes will be on the Union Budget which will be presented at the end of this week on February...

Population explosion must be next target

Wednesday, 08 January 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

Prime Minister Modi should not only mobilise the support of other political parties but also of the chief ministers. If India wants to be a superpower, then addressing the population explosion is imperative Will there be a move to contain the population explosion in the country? After Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

All eyes on Delhi polls in new year

Wednesday, 01 January 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

The lower and middle classes are happy with the AAP Government as they are satisfied with the way their bread and butter issues are tackled. While it is too early to predict anything, it is likely to be advantage AAP After the just-concluded Jharkhand Assembly polls, all eyes are now on...

State Editions

Man murdered in Jaunpur

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Centre gives relief to power discoms

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

UP to release 11,000 prisoners for 8 weeks

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

VHP calls off 84-kosi parikrama

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

UP Govt: Nobody will die for want of food

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Rules of communication on social media

29 March 2020 | Hory Sankar Mukerjee | Agenda

Beyond political ideologies

29 March 2020 | Radhanath Swami | Agenda

The formula of happiness

29 March 2020 | Venugopal Acharya | Agenda

Tamoguna is lurking...

29 March 2020 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf : Revive age-old hygiene traditions

29 March 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Class of 2020

29 March 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer