Old Parliament building is filled with memories of political jousts, wit and warmth. Will they find their way into the new Parliament building?
PM Modi, who was speaking at Niti Aayog's governing council meeting, acknowledged the “crucial role” played by the states in the country's fight against the pandemic.
Vinay Sahasrabuddhe writes: When it comes to bills, on several occasions, Opposition members argue vehemently that for better scrutiny the bill is sent to the relevant standing committee.
According to research published in the BMJ, about 5 per cent of adults infected by the Coronavirus could develop long-term changes to not just their sense of smell, but also taste, as the two are linked.
The SSLV-DI was touted as a competition to small satellite launchers developed by US-based private companies such as SpaceX and Rocket Lab.
Dinesh Thakur, Prashant Reddy T write: It serves the interests of the pharma industry, not public health
M Venkaiah Naidu writes: It is our moral responsibility to collectively put our shoulders to the wheel and devote ourselves to the overarching ideal of building the vibrant, prosperous and egalitarian India of our freedom fighters’ dreams
This is the front page of The Indian Express published on August 9, 1982.
Nihal Koshie writes: India's performance in the “mother of all sports” is cause for celebration. But sports administration needs to listen to athletes, double down to build on their performances.
Yamini Aiyar writes: This discussion hesitates to seriously engage with politics. And that is the problem.
Neetika Vishwanath writes: Political discourse on complex issue of sexual violence against women and children is unnuanced, prioritises rhetoric over evidence-based engagement.
C Raja Mohan writes: Good news from India's eastern frontier with Bangladesh raises a hope: If we can do it in the east, where the sources and consequences of Partition were far more complex, it should not be impossible to normalise the western frontier with Pakistan
Home Minister R Venkataraman expressed himself against any exercise of unbridled freedom by the press and asserted that there was a need to regulate freedom of expression.
The challenge for Dhankhar, however, would be to persuade the government to allow the Opposition its say in the Rajya Sabha — his pre-BJP career as a Janata and Congress legislator should come in handy.
Randeep Singh Surjewala writes: Centre has weaponised money laundering law to target political opponents. SC has been blind to this threat to democracy
Shikha Aggarwal writes: The implications of the visit must be seen in the context of China’s national rejuvenation project, the legitimacy of the CCP, and Xi Jinping’s personal agenda.
Surjit S Bhalla writes: Indeed, it is much higher than expected. It is time for the debate to shift to quality of expenditures
Saugata Bhattacharya writes: RBI, government must act in coordination during an economically challenging period
The timing of the Foreign Ministry’s clearance to the ship reinforces a worry that is true for India’s entire neighbourhood.
Mrudula Devi S writes: The honour for Nanjiamma, an Irula folk singer, is an honour for her marginalised community and a challenge to the hegemony of elite culture.
Ellison Tjirera writes: Who are the San people, and what is their position? Historical accounts indicate that the San people are the first indigenous people of Southern Africa. As hunter-gathers, they foraged the entire southern African region, living modestly and sustainably with nature.
Leher Kala writes: The hullabaloo around Moitra’s expensive accessory is emblematic of a larger question that perplexes large swathes of humanity: what’s with women and their obsession with obscenely priced handbags?
P Chidambaram writes: Rising prices are badly hurting the people, especially the poor and the middle class. Consumption and savings have fallen, household debt has risen and malnutrition (especially among women and children) has increased. Sadly, the government is not willing to acknowledge these facts
Tavleen Singh writes: Karnataka CM should be ashamed that he has become a proponent of this jungle justice. Those who believe that it was this kind of rough justice that won Adityanath a second term in office should also be ashamed.
Chakshu Roy writes: A building connected with the legislative history of our country, the Bhavan has on its first floor a room distinct from others with its plain white walls and functional furniture, unlike other rooms in the sprawling structure with their priceless art and carpets.
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