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A day to reaffirm our ties with nature

June 04, 2021 8:44 pm

On World Environment Day, let us rededicate ourselves to protecting the only planet conducive to human life

The pandemic, a mirror for Indian society

June 01, 2021 7:37 pm

Covid has worsened entrenched inequalities, leaving India’s Adivasis and Dalits at the mercy of the virus

For middle-class India, Covid is an opportunity to confront its own apathy

May 23, 2021 5:17 pm

The death and devastation of the pandemic’s second wave has made India’s middle class confront reality. This is the moment to step forward and take responsibility for the public realm.

Is peace with Pakistan possible?

April 04, 2021 9:36 am

It is hard to believe that a peace process can begin in the near future, but it has to. When and if it does, we must hope that the Modi government will be as ruthless about defining India’s position as it was about removing Article 370.

It is doubtful if any other medium provided the motivation like music in the Liberation War

April 04, 2021 9:37 am

Concerts of Joan Baez, George Harrison, Ravi Shankar and others stirred young people abroad and helped build public opinion in different parts of India

Reliving those days of epic uncertainty

April 04, 2021 9:36 am

When this catastrophic time is over and scholars are analysing State response, the humble endeavour for future disaster planning should be that in situations when you’re unable to ease citizens’ burdens, at least don’t make things worse.

On the PM's trail: Decoding the message behind Modi's Cabinet reshuffle

September 03, 2017 2:47 pm

Modi isn’t waiting for anyone in the BJP to breach the governance deficit that has been staring India in the face in recent months. He believes that former bureaucrats who have handled the ropes of governance for nearly 40 years of their lives can pull the government out of its present morass.

Letters to the editor: The path of peace

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

This refers to Nuti Namita’s article ‘A past of its own making’ (IE, February 17).

Perils of restraint

February 26, 2014 3:56 am

On gender justice and human rights, court can’t hold back or abdicate responsibility.

A policy of activism and restraint

February 24, 2014 11:38 pm

Government should use the ordinance route, not to push the 2014 disabilities bill, but to make the 1995 act more inclusive.