After a make-believe life of unbelievable loneliness, the last of the species on a New Zealand island has died alone
Rashtriya Sahara’ s editorial on January 29 writes, “The incidents give rise to a question: Why did the police not take any effective action when these dangerous events started?”
Global markets are finally reconciling themselves to the fact that the goldilocks story of 2017 was always too good to be true.
Renuka Chowdhury’s booming laughter enraged leaders in Parliament. That one merry female parliamentarian should be singled out for ridicule is not surprising.
Khaleda’s imprisonment is likely to inflame the infamous rivalry with her longtime opponent and prime minister Sheikh Hasina.
Centre’s helplessness over waste management is perplexing. Some cities have shown problem is not insurmountable
The museum needs a new address — to invite and engage, not just to showcase
The NHPS should be modeled around the Employee’s State Insurance Scheme of India, where a progressive premium could take care of indoor, outdoor and diagnostic services.
In Parliament and outside, the PM remains the consummate campaigner
High volatility of stock markets is a response to global movements, domestic concerns over disruptions
A prescription-based system using mobile phones can curb pesticide-related deaths
State’s decision to evolve a uniform employment code is laudable. Done right, it could serve as an example for labour law reform across India
Front Page of The Indian Express on Februray 8, 1977
Unless urgent steps are taken to control the violence along the LoC, the worrying link between escalation and ceasefire violations would become even more precarious in the days ahead
RBI’s stance is a recognition of challenges to growth. It is now for the government to counter the headwinds
The NHPS is innovative and path-breaking in the history of public health in India, and may have a transformative impact if implemented in an effective and coordinated manner
In absence of good primary healthcare facilities, publicly-funded insurance scheme will only drain government resources
Manner in which universities confer honorary degrees shows that the governing criterion is proximity to power
Fringe groups do not see the films they demonise. They can’t have reality interfering with their business plans
The move to tax long-term capital gains will disrupt the transition in the saving habits of Indians. Demonetisation and the progressive lowering of interest rates of traditional instruments such as fixed deposits have led many to invest in shares and bonds.
Organiser and Panchjanya have editorials and reports on the recent violence in Kasganj, Uttar Pradesh.
Front page of The Indian Express on February 7, 1977.
The suicide of an officer in Punjab may have a back story: It speaks of the decay in law enforcement
Recycling, composting and biomethanation will not only make landfills unnecessary, they will also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Democracy is at stake in the Maldives, spectre of radical Islam looms large. India must act soon and firmly
Senior policemen must be held responsible for fake encounters and custodial deaths
The good news is that this sell off is temporary. Stock markets are now back to where they were just two weeks ago on January 16, 2019.
India’s stand on the Rohingya ignores its own long-term interests and the law
A beginning has been made, but much remains to be done in the field of acronymous agricultural progress
Fixing other people’s problems is never easy. But it is a burden of major powers, especially in their region
February 6, 1978: Iran will give more crude oil to India on credit to enable this country to raise money needed for key projects.
Budget’s bias toward privately-delivered care undermines universal health coverage
Restive allies must compel BJP to look within. Naidu needs to focus on state government’s record, less on Centre
Government’s claim that it has given support prices that are 50 per cent over input costs to farmers is a sleight of hand. Tall talk could increase farmer resentment
… and his lost love and a flickering secularism. A worrying silence echoes in the public sphere
Government’s remarks on long term capital gains hark back to times when markets were reflexively derided in policymaking.