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Tuesday, May 24, 2022



A life beyond sports

December 25, 2021 9:15 am

Not everyone can excel at the highest level in sports. For those who can’t, alternative career paths need to be created

Ashutosh Javadekar’s book on his popular column in Loksatta released

November 29, 2021 10:12 am

The book is a compilation and extension of the popular column that Ashutosh Javadekar used to write for Loksatta in 2019.

Mischievous and Fake Crusades

September 27, 2021 7:55 am

P Chidambaram writes: While ‘love’ and ‘narcotics’ are real, to attach the word jihad to love (a natural human emotion) and to narcotics (an analgesia and an addictive drug) reveals warped thinking.

Leaders from all parties have got into hot water because of colourful language

August 30, 2021 8:58 am

Coomi Kapoor writes: In recent times Maharashtra leaders get so carried away, their utterances can make audiences blush with embarrassment.

This is what’s wrong with state-backed educational institutions offering courses in astrology

July 29, 2021 8:16 am

Rajesh Kochhar writes: They should equip their students for productive and enlightened roles, not propagate discredited ideas and train them to cash in on other people’s insecurities

State should do its duty towards citizens, not interfere in their economic lives

July 26, 2021 8:07 am

Amartya Lahiri writes: State’s response to its own failure to deliver public services on schooling or health is to mandate the private sector to provide them under threat of penalties and accept the resultant expense as the cost of doing business in India

What will India’s post-restriction economic output look like?

July 22, 2021 8:03 am

Neelkanth Mishra writes: It is likely to be much higher than currently expected, but still below the pre-pandemic path

Sudden interest in ‘population control’ in Assam and UP points to political bad faith

July 15, 2021 8:34 am

S Y Quraishi writes: What is the provocation for the CMs of Assam and UP to suddenly announce their respective population policies?

New Ministry of Cooperation must help those who help themselves

July 12, 2021 8:06 am

Yoginder K. Alagh writes: It shouldn’t be just about pumping money. It should enable people to leverage community networks, help deal with challenges thrown up by pandemic

She Said: When Lucy learnt to drive, and other stories

July 11, 2021 8:10 am

Uma Vishnu writes: Driving as a skill, by itself, is as genderless as cooking or chairing a boardroom meeting, but don’t we all know which way the scales so often tip?