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Friday, August 06, 2021

What changed after the economic tsunami that hit India in 1991?

The bully that is destroying India’s academic culture

Abrogation of Article 370 was the end of ‘Kashmiri exceptionalism’

India’s godowns are overflowing. So why are people starving?

Daughter of Dogri

August 6, 2021 3:40:56 am

Padma Sachdev’s love for her mother tongue, and for the folk song, shone through her poetry and prose

What changed after the economic tsunami that hit India in 1991?

August 6, 2021 3:45:27 am

With the doing away of several controls and regulations, consumers could finally choose and companies faced real competition

In a select club

August 6, 2021 3:35:29 am

India’s indigenous aircraft carrier setting sail for sea trials is a historic moment, a big ticket example of atmanirbhar India

Finally, an Olympic medal for hockey, India’s first love

August 6, 2021 3:45:20 am

It’s a great game where everything can change in seconds, just like life

Golden bronze

August 6, 2021 3:30:33 am

For decades, Indian hockey has been about bragging of past glory. Tokyo provides a glint of the future

August 6, 1981, Forty Years Ago: No Wage Freeze

August 6, 2021 3:25:52 am

Tiwari said this in his closing speech at the two-day conference of the state labour ministers, seeking to correct the wrong impression created by the Kerala Labour Minister A Mohammed.

Abrogation of Article 370 was the end of ‘Kashmiri exceptionalism’

August 6, 2021 3:01:38 am

The last two years have seen promotion of peace and democracy at the grassroots.

India’s godowns are overflowing. So why are people starving?

August 6, 2021 3:01:36 am

With low and uncertain incomes, families dependent on the informal economy do not have assured access to adequate and nutritious food. The pandemic has only aggravated this longstanding problem.

The bully that is destroying India’s academic culture

August 6, 2021 3:00:37 am

The ABVP seldom engages in arguments. It invokes pseudo-nationalism, religious insecurity or questions of caste and physically attacks and disrupts.

Army chief General Musharraf’s own orientation was that military force would play the key role in resolving the Kashmir issue. (Express archive photo)

Pakistan’s Blunder in 1999

August 5, 2021 7:53:27 pm

In the run-up to the Kargil war, the Pakistani establishment’s idea of its army’s position on the LoC was flawed

Vaccinologist Barbie

August 5, 2021 8:04:38 am

She’s got baggage, but the doll is striking out in newer directions

A Covid warning

August 5, 2021 8:02:36 am

Rise in infection rates in pockets of country calls for increased vigilance, quickening pace of vaccination

Why switching to electric vehicles is fiscally imprudent

August 5, 2021 7:45:55 am

Prem Shankar Jha writes: It would mean subsidising a small affluent section of the car-owning population, when there are better alternatives to fossil fuels available

US vs China is the new Cold War

August 5, 2021 7:46:13 am

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: It’s a bumpy ride ahead, with China seeking to displace America and remake the world order in its own image

Two years later

August 5, 2021 8:02:10 am

For Kashmir, meeting of mainstream parties with PM in June broke political ice. That moment needs to be taken forward

Muslim Women’s Rights Day is a farce

August 5, 2021 5:15:21 pm

Syeda Hameed writes: Since 2014, both men and women from the community have been victimised.

Two years on, the deepening anxieties and growing distance between Delhi and Kashmir

August 5, 2021 5:40:20 pm

MY Tarigami writes: Abrogation of Article 370 delegitimised the mainstream political space in J&K. The aim now must be to reduce the massive alienation of the people

With end of Articles 370 and 35 (A), there’s peace, hope and democracy in J&K

August 5, 2021 7:52:52 am

Jitendra Singh writes: In the last two years, J&K has moved forward on multiple parameters.

Why reservation for OBCs in medical education is long overdue

August 4, 2021 9:23:07 pm

A study conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in 2009 demonstrates that the all-India proportion of OBCs in medical education is 21 per cent, whereas that of SC/STs is 15 per cent. This abysmal representation is also reflected in academia

Data protection

Right to be Forgotten: Privacy vs Freedom

August 4, 2021 8:22:55 pm

In Ashutosh Kaushik’s appeal to Delhi High Court, there is an opportunity to work out conflict between fundamental rights.

Why increasing pace of vaccination and normalising of monetary policy hold key to economic rebound

August 4, 2021 8:19:17 am

As growth strengthens and the RBI’s inflation-targeting credibility comes under greater scrutiny, a policy pivot would become increasingly likely.

One year on, the NEP report card

August 4, 2021 8:04:10 am

Pandemic has slowed it down, needs of children cannot be addressed only online. Every stakeholder at the state, district, sub-district, block level has to take ownership of the policy.

And the winner is

August 4, 2021 7:47:04 am

The medal for claiming credit for Olympian achievements they have little to do with goes to the Indian politician.

August 4, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Progress on Assam

August 4, 2021 3:27:49 am

The Centre and the Assam agitation leaders had made substantial progress towards a solution of the foreign nationals’ issue as they adjourned their two-day informal talks in Shillong.

Grim prospects

August 4, 2021 7:46:32 am

In Birla’s letter to cabinet secretary, reminder of a once competitive telecom sector under siege.