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Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Derek O’Brien

The writer is Trinamool's Parliamentary party leader, Rajya Sabha

Political discourse is coarsened as biggest news barons make their peace with state patronage
Tue, Aug 18, 2020

Rather than stand up for good journalism and take editorial positions on principles or policies, media companies and TV channels have mortgaged their channels to the ruling party and the government.

Govt has belatedly realised MGNREGA scheme’s significance
Thu, Jun 11, 2020

As things stand, MGNREGA is a key instrument to prevent violence and suffering in rural India in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus. The Centre must take note.

Life after pandemic: 10 examples from everyday life that will become part of the new normal
Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Derek O'Brien writes: Some of the practices adopted and avoided while fighting COVID-19 will become part of the new normal.