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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The writer is a Rajya Sabha MP.

China has long undermined India’s manufacturing and IT sectors
Fri, Jul 03, 2020

India is poised to become one of the world’s largest connected economies as internet penetration approaches one billion. It is a major market for smartphones.

Soldiers who laid down their lives in Kargil are an inspiration, especially to young Indians
Fri, Jul 26, 2019

The men who never returned from the conflict lived and walked among us 20 years ago. These bravehearts were all young, most just into their 20s and yet their courage was that of veteran warriors.

Farewell my friend: Rajeev Chandrashekhar remembers Ananth Kumar
Mon, Nov 12, 2018

"It’s when you lose a friend that you come to the realisation that as you travel through the journey of life, one is fortunate to come in contact with a few good people. People that make you feel that you are fortunate to have them in your life. Ananth Kumar was that for me."

With Aadhaar verdict, UIDAI will evolve into a transparent accountable institution
Thu, Sep 27, 2018

This judgment should reassure all citizens that Aadhaar has been put into place by this government to ensure that curse of corruption and leakages in use of public money is once in for all removed from our system.

How the government should tackle the menace of fake news
Tue, Aug 07, 2018

False messages about child kidnappers have gone viral on WhatsApp, prompting fearful mobs to kill two dozen innocent people since April. This has caused even the Supreme Court to urge the government to use an iron hand against mob violence.

On Army Day, paying respect to our Param Virs
Mon, Jan 15, 2018

It is indeed a matter of pride that the Indian army remains a voluntary service, that our men and women “choose” to serve the Nation.

A nation’s promise to the soldier
Sat, Dec 16, 2017

On the anniversary of Vijay Diwas, we need to ask ourselves again: Are we doing enough for the armed forces?

I too need to speak up
Fri, Sep 29, 2017

After three years of repair and rebuilding, the Indian economy is in a better place than it was in 2014. It is prepared to deliver longer periods of higher rates of growth.

Political oversight must to watch over our children
Wed, Aug 16, 2017

The current broken government health administrative and delivery system in many states is characterized by the total lack of accountability, corruption, sub-standard treatment, non-functioning health facilities and medical negligence.

An open letter to Gurmehar Kaur
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

"No one wants war – we do not want violence after all India was born out of Mahatma Gandhi's non-violence movement."

Express Blogs
A vote for change: Armed forces exercising their franchise have a long way to go
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

After decades, the armed forces are finally able to exercise their voting franchise in the coming Assembly elections.

Start Up Stand Up
With right set of policies, Start Up India can change India’s business landscape
Sat, Jan 16, 2016

Start-Up India should include a comprehensive set of policies for the entry and exit of private investment.

Express Blogs
Yes, Indian consumers are entitled to a truly open internet without any gatekeepers
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg's comments certainly point to Free Basics being closer to Net neutrality than before and I hope in reality it does reflect that.

A Shaky Aadhaar
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

Concerns over data security and privacy in the programme must be addressed.

Is the environment hurting GDP?
Fri, Sep 24, 2010

The current debate concerning development versus environment is premised on the fatal assumption that the two are in contradiction with each other. The background to the debate is the recent activism of the Union environment and forests ministry.

Now join the dots of the telecom story
Thu, Jan 04, 2007

India’s decade-old telecom sector must take on the unfinished tasks of rural connectivity and teledensity. But before that, policy and its regulation must be consistent, transparent, and honest