It is important to recognise that the pressures faced by such students, even in regular circumstances are huge — the pressure to do well academically, pressure to conform and look/dress/talk in a certain way. The list is long and encompasses every part of their being.
Securing 1.3 billion people will require a massive public policy effort at bolstering the country’s public health infrastructure, roping in the private sector without imperilling equity and obviating black markets as well as checking the diversion of resources from regular immunisation programmes.
For BJP, name-calling may be a tried, tested way to trash Punjab farmers’ protest. But it is unwise and fraught with risk
The ‘world’s loneliest elephant’ has moved from Pakistan to Cambodia. His journey has particular resonance in Covid times
First case under new UP anti-conversion law offers clinching argument for why it is an assault on individual freedom
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi warned of a further rise in the prices of petrol and other petroleum products because of the continuing war between Iran and Iraq.
A nine-hour fast by leaders of the Assam movement ended on November 29 with strong speeches by their leaders condemning the government for letting loose a reign of terror against students.
Economy outpaced expectations in second quarter. But sustainability of rebound in activities remains a concern
Professionals need to be trained to deliver Covid-19 vaccine. Government must coordinate with private sector
The third and fourth quarter numbers are likely to spring a positive surprise, though conditional on the absence of another wave of infections.
Notwithstanding the slowing down of production due to Covid, it has been a busy year for actor Pankaj Tripathi. This includes release of web-series Mirzapur 2, marking his return as Kaleen Bhaiya.
Imagine a developing country, that is desperately in need of capital, actually exporting its capital to other countries to be invested there! American businesses must be laughing all the way to the bank.
After 26/11 the lesson we have learned is that it is no longer about Kashmir. It is about harming India in every way possible and the reason why Mumbai has been on target, is with the specific aim of weakening India’s economy.
For the State to design and implement social policies to uplift Dalits in urban India, it is essential to produce meticulous spatial and socioeconomic surveys and studies on urban Dalit households and ward-level projections on urban Dalit population.
It might be more freeing to accept that conflicting feelings on body image will be the lot of mankind till kingdom come.
Delhi does well to turn its attention to task of diplomacy in neighbourhood. There can be high cost of neglect
The invitation was handed over to the leaders of the AASU and AAGSP through a special messenger by the Assam Government, an AAGSP spokesman said.
Still refusing to concede the election, while pardoning turkeys and allies, Donald Trump cuts a tragicomic figure
Aadhaar linkages of individuals and bank accounts already exist. If residential information in the Aadhaar database can be efficiently structured, this would allow for geographic targeting.
Government must engage the protesters, listen to what they say. The future of crucial agriculture reform depends on it
Kamala Harris is an American growing up in a milieu where racism was the first battle she had to fight. She is sure to look at the plight of human rights in both India and Pakistan under mounting religious discrimination.
Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: The sense that the farmers will be at the receiving end of these changes rather than shaping them propels the need for a show of strength. If they lose, they are marginalised forever.
Through a turbulent life and career, Diego Maradona never failed his partner in a hypnotic tango
Piqued by the criticism of his government by Congress-I MPs from Uttar Pradesh, the state chief minister Vishwanath Pratap Singh is likely to step down when he meets the prime minister.
BJP’s high-voltage campaign may be turning Hyderabad municipal polls into a high stakes — and polarising — contest