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Lethal And Autonomous

Machine-driven weapons need an international system of accountability

The Urdu Press: Pulwama horror

Munsif’s editorial is titled ‘Jawanon ka khoon kiski gurden par?’ It notes that “instead of examining where we went wrong, it is easy to deflect the blame on a neighbour.

View from the Valley

The aftermath of the Pulwama attack marks the retreat of political engagement with Kashmir

When figures are suspect

Cloud over economic data invites questions about government’s sincerity on issues ranging from job creation to addressing agrarian crisis.

Looking beyond Pulwama

The security apparatus should be radically restructured in the light of the terror strike. CCTVs, quick patrol teams, drones and sniffer and tracker dogs on convoy routes could prevent similar attacks in the future.

Forty Years Ago, February 22, 1979: Atal’s China Trip

The Indian Express' front page on February 22, 1979

Diversity by diktat

South Korean government’s attempts to curb the influence of K-pop are likely to be counterproductive

No hyphenation

India-Saudi Arabia relations cannot be seen through the prism of Pakistan. That’s the message from Saudi Crown Prince’s visit

Battlelines in Tamil Nadu

Seat pacts in Tamil Nadu mirror the national discourse, reflect the weakening of the main Dravidian parties

What stops rural women from getting involved in entrepreneurship?

Women constitute only 14 per cent of the total entrepreneurs in the country. Women in rural areas face multiple barriers to pursuing income-generating activities, with patriarchal family and societal norms being the primary hurdle.

Such a basket of pro-labour reforms is unique in recent history

The interim budget has kept in mind the interests of workers. This is the first time in recent history a government has done that.

Any terror attack traceable to Pakistan undercuts its economic stability, IMF deal

If institutions such as FATF continue to keep Pakistan on the grey list or even blacklist it, and IMF imposes more stringent conditionalities, global investor confidence in Pakistan could nosedive, deepening the economic crisis.