A fragile beginning
A fragile beginning

Sri Lanka’s reparations law, long overdue, is only a first step on the long road to reconciliation

Back to IMF
Back to IMF

It’s a testing time for Pakistan. The economic crisis also presents its new PM with an opportunity to course correct

October 15, 1978, Forty Years Ago
October 15, 1978, Forty Years Ago

Reservation in Bihar Bihar government decided to promulgate an ordinance to vest the administration with statutory power for ensuring implementation of the provision for reserving jobs for the Harijans and Adivasis in accordance with the quotas fixed for them. The ordinance seeking to replace the executive order in force provides for reservation of 14 per […]

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And Kohinoor, please

Corbyn recommends more teaching of colonial history. It might be traumatic to learn that Empire wasn’t a jolly good thing.

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The river’s flow

G D Agarwal’s life’s work was dedicated to the Ganga. His fast unto death is a sobering pointer to the failures of Namami Gange.

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Take the pressure

Government can ill afford to slip on fiscal prudence agenda due to spike in oil prices, slowing growth.

October 13, 1978, Forty Years Ago: How Lohia died

Addressing a news conference, Raj Narain said the enquiry had brought out some facts indicating neglect on the part of some doctors.

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Class struggle

Segregation in schools militates against the fundamental purpose of education in a diverse society

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Stars and sahebs

Tennis establishment must know that on-court routines of entitlement are anachronistic and dispensable

Forty Years Ago, October 12, 1978: Badal sacks minister
Forty Years Ago, October 12, 1978: Badal sacks minister

The Indian Express’ front page on October 12, 1978

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SBI’s burden

The onus is on India’s largest bank to demonstrate that portfolio purchase of NBFC loans rests on prudent commercial reasons

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Mr Akbar must go

That’s the only way a government that takes pride in its concern for women can look them in the eye

Forty Years Ago, October 11, 1978: Vajpayee At UN

The Indian Express’ front page on October 11, 1978

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Caught napping

The most powerful eye on the universe has been put in safe mode, only for want of a space shuttle

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Note to Congress

Amid the anti-migrant violence in Gujarat, it must not — and must not be seen to — fish in troubled waters

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The perfect smile

CISF plan to move from ‘broad’ to ‘sufficient’ smiles is a fraught task. And it’s bound to make airports even more dreary

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Restraint is key

Parties that disagree with Sabarimala verdict must act responsibly. It must not become the pretext for polarisation

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Herstory

As Indian women sharpen a language to express their violations, Indian society and institutions must listen

Forty Years Ago, October 10, 1978: Janata Divide

The Indian Express front page on October 10, 1978

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Borders within

Anti-migrant violence in Gujarat is troubling, and a warning against a dangerous political narrative gaining ground

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