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Setback for Congress

Setback for Congress

Friday, 15 November 2019 | Pioneer

The SC dismissal of the Rafale plea has given the BJP fresh ammunition to target the party Now that the Rafale jets have made their way to India and their indispensability has been proven to our forces, the Supreme Court was expected to dismiss a review petition against their acquisition. Politically...

Guarantors vs enforcers

Guarantors vs enforcers

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Bhopinder Singh

The brawl between police officers and lawyers over a parking lot was the manifestation of a misplaced sense of entitlement at work. The episode should lead to corrective introspection Submission to an inviolable sense of justice, order and probity ought to be at the heart of professionals rendering policing and legal...

Answer to power woes blowing in the wind?

Answer to power woes blowing in the wind?

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Kota Sriraj

The speed at which India is progressing on its wind energy agenda is not encouraging, whereas the targets the country has set itself are very ambitious. Why is there such a major disconnect between plan and action? Many environmental sceptics will write off wind energy as a resource that has literally...

Governor’s decision unconstitutional

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Markandey katju

President’s Rule in Maharashtra must be shot down by the SC. Elections are a costly affair and a poor country like India can ill-afford frequent polls In my opinion, the recent imposition of President’s Rule in Maharashtra under Article 356 is unconstitutional and needs to be declared as such by the...

Shed the protectionist mindset

Shed the protectionist mindset

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Uttam Gupta

Keeping in mind the criticality of being an integral part of the global supply chain to achieve a $5 trillion economy, India needs to reconsider its decision on RCEP The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a conglomeration of 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) viz....

Fee hike unjust

Fee hike unjust

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | Pioneer

It’s not that JNU students are unreasonable, it’s just that due process must be followed One wonders whether certain moves are made to malign the image of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) as the premier institute of the country, knowing full well that its students won’t stop questioning or give up without...

This is no endgame

This is no endgame

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | Pioneer

The Maharashtra Governor has ticked off boxes rather than honouring the spirit of a federal, democratic system As Maharashtra hurtles towards Presidential Rule, it has shown how a valid electoral verdict and ethics can be subverted by political greed of the day. Not only that, it shows how a centrist party,...

False data mechanism

False data mechanism

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | RK Pachauri

GDP as a measure of human well-being and progress is flawed. A new set of metrics that can be implemented across the world is the need of the hour The entire focus and preoccupation on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a measure of human progress and advancement has obviously been taken...

Sunday Edition

Cleaning Delhi’s Air An Ethical and Economic Dilemma

10 November 2019 | Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava | Agenda

Beyond Time and Space

10 November 2019 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

Loving your own space

10 November 2019 | Sarita Mathur | Agenda

We need love to exist

10 November 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

10 November 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

10 November 2019 | PNS | Agenda