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Thursday, September 23, 2021



The less-talked-about outbreak

September 02, 2021 4:07 pm

Citizen awareness is key to address pandemics and antimicrobial resistance resulting from indiscriminate use of drugs

Should schools reopen only after all children are vaccinated?

August 31, 2021 7:45 pm

Inoculating all 472 million children in the country cannot be a prerequisite. All stakeholders must work together to keep children safe in school, while ensuring their needs are met

How the government is failing Parliament

August 30, 2021 5:53 pm

By refusing to engage the Opposition in the House and by rushing important legislations without scrutiny, the BJP is subverting the institution

In praise of inclusive nationalism

August 29, 2021 5:24 pm

The inclusive nationalism nurtured by the freedom movement is being challenged by Hindutva’s exclusionary version. A strong nation is possible only when all citizens feel they are part of it.

How opium resurrected the Taliban in Afghanistan

August 23, 2021 7:27 pm

The Afghan war has been a prolonged resource war riding on the back of illicit abundant opium cultivation in the hinterland by the local warlords. Opium has shaped the nature and course of the war over the years.

How to read spike antibody test

August 22, 2021 7:36 pm

They show that our bodies can provide a good immune response after vaccination. But they should not be read as indicators of vaccine efficiency

Bringing women into the workforce

August 17, 2021 7:13 pm

Robust medium-term policies are needed to stimulate demand and supply of female workers in the economy

Taliban has learnt sound-byte diplomacy

August 16, 2021 7:12 pm

The Taliban's media-savvy spokespersons send deceptive signals that appear socially and politically acceptable, while the organisation continues to pursue their military, ideological objective on the ground

Digital tools for lung care

August 15, 2021 7:21 pm

The need for a repository that alerts doctor and patients to take prompt medical decisions is one of the important lessons of Covid

Is the mind without fear?

August 09, 2021 7:04 pm

As the nation turns 75, it’s time we evaluate its achievement on the touchstones set by Rabindranath Tagore: Human dignity and self-respect