Policy choices in the times of Coronavirus

Policy choices in the times of Coronavirus

Thursday, 09 April 2020 | kunal kumar

The country is facing the worst crisis in modern times and it would need to follow a structured approach to overcome it. Extraordinary times require extraordinary solutions and the State should step aside from the playbook to make them possible The COVID-19 crisis is a bolt from the blue. There is...

Diplomacy is the key

Diplomacy is the key

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | Ashok K Mehta

Surgical strikes after Uri and at Balakot have not ended terrorism and infiltration has increased despite lockdown. The post-COVID-19 environment may provide a window to restart process For Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the use of surgical strikes has become the new-normal in resolving intractable problems like cross-border terrorism, black money and...

Religious leaders have a vital role in COVID war

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

In India, where religion plays a major role, even in politics, the word of a religious leader will go a long way to help contain the pandemic. It is a welcome measure that they have joined the fight against the virus along with their followers What is the impact of Coronavirus...

Need infectious disease hospitals

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | Karan Thakur

Given the advances in design and architecture, it is possible to create a hospital within a hospital that can be used during outbreaks The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the emergence of multiple global strategies on prevention, containment and management of the disease. Tactical and strategic systemic approaches that nations have...

Don’t demonise a community

Don’t demonise a community

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | Ishaan Saxena

Switch on the TV and all you will hear are reports about the spike in the number of Coronavirus cases. These are being linked to the congregation in Nizamuddin A rather disconcerting communal atmosphere seems to have enveloped the entire country at a critical juncture when we all should be displaying...

Hardly an elevation for a former CJI

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | Robin david

Both ‘Mr Gogoi’ and ‘Justice Gogoi’ have not broken any law. Still, perhaps Justice Gogoi may have dropped the ball on the way to the Rajya Sabha and allowed the common man to question the independence of the judiciary Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi demitted office in November...

An opportunity taken in a crisis

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | Gwynne Dyer

Dictatorship was clearly where Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán was heading — and now he has arrived with the passage of an ‘emergency’ law Hello, dictator!” said Jean-Claude Juncker cheerily to Hungary’s leader, Viktor Orbán, at a European Union summit a couple of years ago. The president of the European Commission was...

Serve up a fresh NFSA

Serve up a fresh NFSA

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | Uttam Gupta

The 80 crore people the Govt currently targets for giving subsidised foodgrain under the Food Security Act includes millions of higher-income beneficiaries who don’t deserve it The Finance Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, announced a Rs 1,70,000 crore package under the PM-Gareeb Kalyan Scheme (PMGKS) to address the plight of tens of...

State Editions

MP roads made better in last 15 years: Chouhan

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Pioneer’s ex-editor passes away

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CBSE set to introduce three new subjects for grade 11 students

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Power workers demand insurance cover

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CM pats Revenue Dept officials for corona fight

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Sleep in the times Of Corona

05 April 2020 | Kerry Bajaj | Agenda

Article 370: A fresh perspective

05 April 2020 | Prof K Warikoo | Agenda

Stories that inspire action and change

05 April 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf : Be ready to combat evil forces

05 April 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Corona-led leadership challenges for Trump

05 April 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Why poor migrants need to fend for themselves

05 April 2020 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda