Women are speaking and they are angry. There’s a new language of dissent

Failing the girl students

No belief system is worth veering to the extremes

We have failed our children

Failing the girl students

The Supaul incident highlights the decline of the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya — an education scheme that has waited in vain for a long-term policy to guide its progress.

View from the neighbourhood: Citizenship vs rights

Sarah Hyder, an International relations and law researcher, argues in Dawn that granting them citizenship “will not solve the problems of refugees”.

In Good Faith: To believe, or not to believe

No belief system is worth veering to the extremes for. The political history of countries like Russia and Saudi Arabia bears testimony.

Just Say Sorry

Offence is not always the best form of defence.

Forty Years Ago: October 22, 1978

Pakistan’s Chief Martial Law Administrator and President, General Zia-ul-Haq, speaking at a news conference in Peshawar, dismissed a reported suggestion that visa between India and Pakistan be abolished.

A Moment Of Rupture

Women are speaking and they are angry. There’s a new language of dissent.

A new Other

In Gujarat, violence against migrants represents a reconfiguration of the state’s ideological repertoire.

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Note of dissent

RBI resistance to a separate payments regulator frames the question: Is government trying to fix what isn’t broken?

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A dark night

Amritsar’s Dussehra tragedy was preventable. But the blame-games miss the wider abdication of responsibility.

The MeToo revolution

With #MeToo we are in a much more intense phase of the Revolution which is sweeping India.

Replacement Hunt

The government is searching for a reliable replacement for CBI chief Alok Verma, who retires in January next year.

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Who lit the fire?

A young man representing these two parties appeared on television channels and attempted to mislead believers and argue against women’s entry.

Can MeToo get beyond me

There is much that can be done by MeToo pioneers to improve conditions in the workplace for these most voiceless and vulnerable of India’s working women.

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We have failed our children

While ‘Right to Education’ vastly expanded enrolment of children, not enough attention was paid to the quality of the schools, the teachers and the instruction.

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Lost in time

Scientists have argued for bifurcating India’s time zones. But will the trains, then, run on time?

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Artificial lit, and crit

An artificial intelligence is helping a novelist finish his sentences. Where’s the element of surprise?

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Back to basics

RSS chief’s Dussehra speech, his demand for a Ram temple law, belie hopes of a softer, more moderate RSS.

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October 20, 1978, Forty Years Ago: PM Morarji Desai on China ties

October 20, 1978, Forty Years Ago: PM Morarji Desai pointed out that approaches between China and India had begun at the time when Mrs Gandhi was the prime minister.

Saying MeToo Differently

#MeToo has dissimilar graphs in India, US. But both societies are opening up.

Reshimbagh reality check

There is no glasnost. The same consistently confusing politics manifests itself as the core project of RSS.

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