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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Forty Years Ago, March 18, 1981: Gujarat Agitation

March 18, 2021 2:30:56 am

The leaders of the anti-reservation agitation in Gujarat rejected the state government to go in for another round of talks on March 22 and said that they would rather talk with Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Lieutenant Government

March 17, 2021 8:14:45 am

With proposed law, Centre arrogates power to itself, undermines Delhi’s elected government, goes against SC

Price to pay

March 17, 2021 8:15:27 am

Data suggests inflationary pressures are unlikely to moderate quickly. This may lead to MPC maintaining status quo

What (not) to wear

March 17, 2021 8:15:11 am

A dress code for politicians is not the cut-and-dried affair it is made out to be

Forty Years Ago, March 17, 1981: PM on quotas

March 17, 2021 2:40:40 am

Prime Minister Indira Gandhi has said that the reservation policy will continue till such as is necessary.

Climate change: How infrastructure can weather the storm

March 16, 2021 6:37:57 pm

New government projects offer an opportunity to mainstream climate risks and nature-based solutions in development.

A beautiful journey

March 16, 2021 9:03:33 am

Ronaldo conquers record set by Pele, and continues to inspire and evoke awe

Not so progressive

March 16, 2021 9:02:00 am

Minuscule presence of women candidates in Kerala assembly polls reflects poorly on state’s political mainstream

Forty Years Ago, March 16, 1981: End of ordeal

March 16, 2021 2:45:41 am

The fortnight long hijacking episode came to an end with the surrender of three Pakistani gunmen to Syrian authorities.

Red line on Myanmar

March 16, 2021 9:00:56 am

As anti-coup protest death toll climbs, moral dilemma for the world, including India, is sharpened

Assam assembly election, AIUDF Congress alliance, Assam politics, Assam news, Indian express news

Idea of Assam

March 15, 2021 8:40:57 am

Poll alliance with Congress ends political isolation of AIUDF, so far treated as ‘Other’ in state’s politics.

Quad summit, Indo-Pacific region, anti-China coalition, Asian NATO, Indian express editorial

A story for Quad

March 15, 2021 8:39:49 am

It makes clear it is neither military alliance nor anti-China coalition. Broad-based agenda makes forum more sustainable.

Forty Years Ago, Libya, asylum to Pakistani hijackers, political prisoners, Indian express news

March 15, 1981, Forty Years Ago” Another Setback

March 15, 2021 3:20:08 am

Libya reversed its decision to grant asylum to three Pakistani hijackers and 54 freed political prisoners, imperiling a swap operation designed to release more than 100 hostages held aboard a commandeered jetliner at Damascus airport.

Nagpur warning

March 13, 2021 9:12:46 am

Current spurt of infections calls for flexibility in vaccination strategy, and intensification in areas grappling with surge.

States of distress

March 13, 2021 9:12:58 am

With revenues falling, states have curtailed capital expenditure. But economy requires more spending support.

Clamour of the mob

March 13, 2021 9:14:34 am

Resignations in UK media in aftermath of the Harry-Meghan interview are a disturbing extension of ‘cancel culture’.

Pinarayi’s list

March 12, 2021 8:16:10 am

Kerala CPM retires 33 sitting MLAs ahead of polls. It will have to persuade cadres and voters that it means well.

Slowly does it

March 12, 2021 8:16:31 am

By slowing down the internet for social media sites, Russia has found netizens’ greatest weakness — a lack of patience.

Pritzker Prize 2021, Anne Lacaton, Jean-Philippe Vassal, Pritzker Prize 2021 architecture award, indian express editorial

Opening move

March 12, 2021 8:15:45 am

Increasing FDI limit in insurance will facilitate greater investment, bring in technical know-how, lower costs.

Behind the flag

March 11, 2021 8:57:49 am

AAP’s ‘deshbhakti’ budget attempts a nationalism reset. Flag-waving patriotism must not lead to exclusionary politics.

March 11, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Prisoners & Hostages

March 11, 2021 3:10:17 am

The three Pakistani gunmen holding over 100 passengers of a PIA plane hostage have scaled down their demands to seek the release of only 45 political prisoners.

Uphill State

March 11, 2021 8:59:02 am

Inner-party ferment compels BJP to replace chief minister, and underlines political instability in Uttarakhand.

At any cost

March 11, 2021 9:00:00 am

The image of a nun kneeling before the police in Myanmar is a reminder of the courage of ordinary people.

PIA plane hijacked, Al-Zulfikar, Salamulllah Khan, Naseer Jamal release, Forty Years Ago, Indian express news

March 10, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Trauma of hijacked

March 10, 2021 3:30:44 am

With Pakistan declaring its determination to not yield to any blackmail and the skyjackers of a PIA plane with 120 people overbroad threatening extreme measures, if their demands are not met, the eight-day old hijacking drama seems headed towards a grim conclusion.

Woman’s work

March 10, 2021 8:54:45 am

Tamil Nadu parties’ poll promise of wages for domestic chores has a regressive ring to it.