🔴 Restricting fast-food perhaps isn't a bad idea, particularly for young people amongst whom research indicates it is both a consequence of and cause for mental issues. But what do you replace it with?
🔴 Europe’s recent experience shows that the pathogen remains a serious threat, even to countries with inoculation levels much higher than India.
🔴 As another parliamentary session begins on Monday, the Opposition ought to plan its entries and exits carefully to make itself heard. When the ruling establishment wants an Opposition-mukt space, surely the Opposition should not be its ally.
🔴 Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: We must ask what makes it alluring in the first place, instead of rooting for its ban.
Digital artworks have been selling for exorbitant amounts in recent months and NFTs seem to have something to do with that. However, the dictionary definition leaves one none the wiser as to what they actually are.
The disarray in the Congress since Rahul Gandhi quit as party president after the 2019 general election has influenced many Congressmen and opposition figures to discover a steely leader in Mamata.
There is much that is sobering about the NHFS survey, especially the fact that 57 per cent of women of reproductive age in the country are anaemic — up from the 53 per cent in 2015-2016.
🔴 It highlights lack of interest in taking affirmative action policies seriously, advancing the goals of inclusion
Despite having every kind of music, from all over the world, at our literal fingertips, we’ve forgotten how to really listen to — and engage with — music.
A compact, well-planned capital city with modern infrastructure can help different arms of the state to share resources and maximise use.
The suggestion of President’s rule in Punjab was also made by the state governor, Amin-ud-din Khan, to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Amartya Lahiri writes: Failure of manufacturing to absorb surplus agricultural labour has meant that farmers remain tied to land even when it doesn’t yield much
Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta writes: Legislation, education and government action must be used together to help families keep teenage girls in school
The Winter Session of Parliament began on a tumultuous note when an angry Opposition staged a walkout in both houses in protest against the “sell-out” to the IMF and pilloried the government for the massacre of people from SC communities at Deoli.
What does it say about the structural inequalities in education that it took the Supreme Court’s intervention to restore Prince’s IIT seat?
Rukmini Banerji writes: There are academic strategies to be developed and modified to face current teaching-learning challenges.
Harmala Gupta writes: Its goal is the achievement of the best possible quality of life for patients and their families.
NASA is launching a test mission to alter path of an asteroid. Doomsday movies of ’90s underestimated scientists.
Parliament must tighten the framework, and move quickly to usher in a data protection architecture in India.
With the PM promising that laws which began as an ordinance will be laid to rest in Parliament, it’s a good day for democracy.
A powerful explosive device was recovered from the railway track at Kamakhya near Gauhati and was defused by the army.
Anshu Saluja writes: The renaming of Habibganj Railway Station is part of the project to craft a polarised present.
CA has issued a statement saying that they don’t condone such behaviour. But if it was un-condonable behaviour, why did they condone it and make him the captain after an enquiry in ’18? How did he escape penalties for breaching the code then?
A collateral casualty of the farm laws row was that they took away the focus from other reforms. Expending too much political capital on the farm laws made headway on these reforms difficult.
While the shift to government schools might not be permanent, it is now crucial to the post-pandemic recovery of learning levels.