Abhijit Singh writes: Despite rising costs and vulnerability, the aircraft carrier continues to be at the heart of India’s maritime strategy
The ‘Khushbu Gujarat Ki’ campaign, envisioned by Narendra Modi and starring Amitabh Bachchan, was the first of its kind
Kuriakose Saju writes: She won a landmark victory for the inheritance rights of women. She always spoke up for what she thought was right, and never backed down to societal pressure
Pooja Pillai writes: The idea of family has expanded to include live-in relationships and other kinds of arrangements, including non-romantic ones, that work better for the individuals concerned
Neha Shah and Atman Shah write: Measures that benefit the poor are questioned, without considering other wasteful expenses
Raj Shukla writes: Enhance deterrence in the traditional and emerging domains and transit rapidly from a military focussed on India’s defence to one that is also sophisticated enough to sustain its rise
Dharmakirti Joshi writes: Maintaining momentum next year could be more challenging, with global growth slowing and lagged impact of monetary tightening in economy
Aakash Joshi writes: By allowing people – even encouraging them — to rethink what they say, Twitter might help undo some of the damage it has caused. But if this self-interest, and social value, isn’t enough for Twitter to provide the service for free, there is another solution.
Janaki Nair writes: If we accept that the hero of the Hindu Right riding the bulbul is a misunderstood metaphor, is the rest of the piece, which dwells at length on the miseries and torture that Savarkar experienced, also mere exaggeration?
You are not speaking to Gen X or older millennials who are willing to give up their best years to climb up the corporate ladder. This is the era of later millennials and Gen Z
Fahad Zuberi writes: Urban plans can be made implementable only when they are flexible enough to let a city grow around emerging markets. The solution is not more government control, but less
Somit Dasgupta writes: Concerns of states on some provisions of the new Electricity Bill are justified. But the legislation proposes welcome correctives to longstanding problems of the power sector.
Nayanjot Lahiri writes: Despite all the public talk of the importance of conserving our national heritage, the budget of the ASI, the primary institutional guardian of monuments, in 2021-22 has been reduced by more than Rs 200 cr.
Shivani Naik writes: Commonwealth Games successes are merely halfway markers to the big event, the Olympic Games
His abandonment of communist ethos meant that he lost the credibility to address new progressive thinking radicals around the world
MK Bhadrakumar writes: While Gorbachev had a realistic assessment of Soviet society based on its history, mores and capacities, he failed to elicit in his people a wish to walk alongside him
Faizan Mustafa writes: A Muslim initiative to permit pooja at the maidan in Bengaluru would have been a fitting reply to those who want to take political advantage of people’s religious sentiments. Inter-religious disputes are best resolved by the faith communities themselves.
Like its self-aware protagonist, played by Taapsee Pannu, the film knows what it is not and does not try to be more
Himanshu writes: Abhijit Sen had much more to contribute, especially during the current period when his wisdom is needed to make sense of what is happening to poverty, inequality, employment, and state finance
Mary Kom writes: “By the time India turns 100, I want more and more young women, and men, from this country to have that amazing feeling”
Yashovardhan Azad and Anand Venkatnarayanan write: Technical committee did not probe origin and nature of the malware found on phones, and meekly accepted government’s non-cooperation.
Tahir Mahmood writes: Some learned judges of the country’s higher courts have innovated a new style of writing judgments that lawyers and litigants hardly understand
In a recent order Supreme Court affirmed that ‘domestic, unmarried partnerships or queer relationships’ are as deserving of legal protection and benefits as traditional families
Harish Damodaran writes: The Adani case is interesting, both for the sheer breadth of industries it operates in and how fast this group — unlike the venerable “salt-to-software” Tata conglomerate — has grown.
Shamika Ravi, Mudit Kapoor write: Effects on the overall economy would lower growth and productivity and jobs – and hence reduce individual capacity.