True trustees of the Constitution?

True trustees of the Constitution?

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | JS Rajput

Our forefathers, who drafted the Constitution, had pictured an entirely different scenario for the development of the nation than what it has now become The unseating of the then Union Government by the people in May 2014 shocked those who were convinced of being the only conscience keepers to the nation,...

Going under

Going under

Saturday, 21 May 2022 | Pioneer

Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka are falling victim to the vagaries of monsoon The southern States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka are reeling under floods for the last few days following heavy rains from the southwestern monsoon. Though the monsoon is yet to formally commence its annual visit to India,...

Leg up

Leg up

Saturday, 21 May 2022 | Piioneer

The SC says disability and police jobs can go hand in hand but it must spell out the details The Supreme Court merits appreciation for backing persons with disabilities to apply for jobs in India’s police forces. The court asked the Centre on Thursday to reconsider its stand on the issue....

Will the Taliban cookie crumble?

Will the Taliban cookie crumble?

Saturday, 21 May 2022 | Hiranmay Karlekar

Ties between the Taliban-led Islamic Emirate and Pakistan are under severe strain, and the Afghan dispensation is running into a sea of other troubles The Russian invasion of Ukraine has shoved events in Afghanistan to the margins of global public discourse. Yet, much has been happening in the blighted land. The...

Girls drop out of remote Poonch village school for lack of roads

Girls drop out of remote Poonch village school for lack of roads

Saturday, 21 May 2022 | Rehana Kausar Reshi

Basic development infrastructure and safe environment are needed in remote J&K to push up girls’ enrolment numbers Remoteness of a village is one of the biggest hindrances that young girls have to overcome to be able to claim their right to basic education. Chikri Ban village in Mandi block in the...

WTO WELCOMEs QUAD ON PANDEMIC IP RESPONSE

WTO WELCOMEs QUAD ON PANDEMIC IP RESPONSE

Saturday, 21 May 2022 | PK Vasudeva

Prospects of text-based negotiations on an intellectual property response to COVID-19 At a General Council meeting on May 10, WTO members agreed that the outcome document emerging from the informal process conducted with the Quad (European Union, India, South Africa and the United States) opens the prospect for text-based negotiations on...

UP Government’s trillion-dollar hopes

UP Government’s trillion-dollar hopes

Saturday, 21 May 2022 | Alok Ranjan

Looking at the past, it doesn’t seem probable but it is indeed an aspirational goal and would require a comprehensive action plan for all economic sectors Uttar Pradesh has 16 percent of the population of India but contributes only 8 percent to its GDP. If UP was to be a country...

Right course?

Right course?

Friday, 20 May 2022 | Pioneer

The Oppn is trying to pin the Govt on the mat on inflation, unemployment Of late, there’s been some sudden stirring in the Opposition ranks. On the one side are politicians who are deserting their parent party and looking for greener pastures in a foster outfit. In this category fall leaders...

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