Gandhi as I see him

Gandhi as I see him

Sunday, 26 September 2021 | Pramod Pathak

Writing about Gandhi is a passion for some. It is a fashion for some. But there is another class that has emerged on the scene, the Gandhi baiters. Though still insignificant in numbers, the group is aggressive, vocal and kind of social media activist who believe that a storm can...

Breathing death

Breathing death

Friday, 24 September 2021 | Pioneer

WHO’s revised air quality levels are in tune with the times. India must implement these quickly The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revised air quality levels for six pollutants, including the particulate matter (PM). Coming after 2005, they cut down the existing acceptable threshold limits by half, prodding countries like India...

US probing Pak’s role in Afghanistan

US probing Pak’s role in Afghanistan

Friday, 24 September 2021 | Jl KOUl JAlAlI

Ever since it became a sovereign nation, Pakistan has been ostensibly ‘helping’ the US to actually further its own interests in the region The US is keenly looking into the role Pakistan played in Afghanistan after its war against Taliban and terrorism following the attacks on the World Trade Centre and...

The misuse of law — a challenge to Indian judiciary

The misuse of law — a challenge to Indian judiciary

Friday, 24 September 2021 | VK Bahuguna

Public Interest Litigations have ensured against derailment of the rule of law and benefited the socially vulnerable sections Efficient implementation of law is a pre-requisite for a stable and peaceful society and democracy is the torch bearer for a vibrant people-centric governance. The democratic fabric of a nation compliments the jurisprudence...

QUAD SUMMIT and Modi-Biden TALKS

QUAD SUMMIT and Modi-Biden TALKS

Friday, 24 September 2021 | KUMARDEEP BANERJEE

India has a range of bilateral discussions lined up on current issues of interest The United States is hosting the first in-person summit of QUAD leaders in Washington and perhaps beginning of a new era of cooperation on what the White House termed as “demonstration of the priority of engaging in...

Role of cooperatives in Indian economy

Role of cooperatives in Indian economy

Friday, 24 September 2021 | SaurabhBandyopadhyay | Anupma Mehta

The NCAER recently undertook a study on cooperative agro-processing and identification of institutional financial lacunae in the cooperative movement The cooperative movement in India has regained focus after the Union Government recently created a Ministry of Cooperation to provide a separate administrative legal and policy framework for streamlining the cooperatives. The...

Recovery by 2030 needs public sector revival

Recovery by 2030 needs public sector revival

Thursday, 23 September 2021 | Shivaji Sarkar

Even high growth is insufficient to remove ‘the widened income and wealth inequalities and rising social unrest' in the country An international agency UN Conference Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has predicted highly uneven growth despite possibility of a bounce-back but global output trends of 2016-19 would resume not before 2030. The...

Norway’s DILEMMA OF Oil EXPLORATION

Norway’s DILEMMA OF Oil EXPLORATION

Thursday, 23 September 2021 | Gwynne Dyer

Whether Norway should stop pumping has become an issue in national politics You can see why Saudi Arabia wants to go on pumping as much oil as it can. Oil exports account for 87 per cent of the Saudi Government budget and 42 per cent of GDP. The Saudi population, now...

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