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Why 1-page, 4-section Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897 is wholly incapable of dealing with coronavirus

March 12, 2020 5:29:18 pm

The Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897 was the British government’s reaction to the bubonic plague that hit Mumbai.

Students, parents must recognise higher education pressures, seek help when needed

Students, parents must recognise higher education pressures, seek help when needed

March 12, 2020 12:00:09 pm

Life keeps challenging us at every moment, but there are many ways to tackle these challenges. The first step is to acknowledge and understand the pressing concerns.

There are far better Congressmen outside Gandhi family to lead the party

March 12, 2020 11:06:15 am

Whoever emerges from these elections as the Congress president will have to work towards a national agenda which unites opposition parties.

Corona, crude, credit: Time to mind our own house amidst gathering global storm

March 12, 2020 11:01:36 am

The global market mayhem reflects an unprecedented intersection of worldwide demand destruction, an adverse supply chain shock from China, and a positive oil shock.

Predators and the prey: Will our relationship with insects change?

March 12, 2020 10:58:23 am

We may need to overturn normalised spectres that govern our relationship with insects. With global population headed towards nine billion, humans will perforce seek out other sources of food. Food habits aren’t constant over time.

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Abuse of power

March 12, 2020 8:14:34 am

Allahabad HC ruling against public shaming of anti-CAA protesters is enormously welcome. UP government must heed it.

Scindia's move to BJP needs to be seen as the routine task of maximising political gains

Scindia’s move to BJP needs to be seen as the routine task of maximising political gains

March 12, 2020 11:46:58 am

The two handsome victories of the BJP must have told the political class that the tide of popular sentiment is turning in favour of a particular set of beliefs. Broadly identified as Hindutva nationalism, this new political culture does not have much patience for ideas of inclusion, diversity, compassion and co-existence.

March 12, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Budget Deficit

March 12, 2020 12:20:16 am

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on March 12, 1980.

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The corona catch

March 12, 2020 8:15:57 am

Those who can come up with solutions on how to deal with the pandemic are secluded by it.

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Mr Scindia’s exit

March 12, 2020 8:16:17 am

This is a royal kick in the Congress shin. But also a reminder of the party’s Scindia problem.

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On a losing streak

March 10, 2020 7:19:09 am

Defeat of women’s cricket team in T20 World Cup must touch off big questions, not patronising narratives

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Deja vu party

March 10, 2020 7:11:03 am

Test of JKAP’s credibility will come when senior Kashmiri politicians are released from detention. It will be watched

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Taking the plunge

March 10, 2020 7:12:11 am

Lower crude oil prices could reduce India’s import bill, ease inflationary pressures, boost government revenues

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Courts must intervene to address violations of children’s rights in UP, J&K

March 10, 2020 9:15:23 am

We need to develop an accountability jurisprudence. The establishment must be as (if not more) accountable as protestors who destroy public property.

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Govt should tackle the demand side instead of dealing with the supply side of the economy

March 10, 2020 9:37:13 am

This government is barking up the wrong tree. First of all, it is solely responsible for the present slowdown. Second, it has no understanding of what has caused the problem. Third, therefore, it is flailing its arms in all directions except the right one and causing more pain.

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Jurists like Justice S Muralidhar affirm values of constitutionalism

March 10, 2020 10:22:45 am

At a time when institutional trust is perilously undermined and allegations fly thick and fast, the afternoon with Justice Muralidhar was uplifting as it gave a sense of validation of ourselves as lawyers.

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Coronavirus outbreak highlights China’s dominance over pharmaceutical industry

March 10, 2020 9:45:50 am

Although the slowdown in Chinese manufacturing has disrupted the supply chains of many goods, the impact on the drug industry has helped highlight the national security implications of China’s dominance over the pharmaceutical industry.

The anti-CAA protests have reached a strategic dead end

Anti-CAA protests gave us poetry to resist, but hard plumbing of alternative politics yet to be worked out

March 10, 2020 9:18:15 am

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: There are reasons why the foisting of the communal narrative around the anti-CAA protests has gained the upper hand. Communal propaganda now so seamlessly works within democratic institutions, mass media and social media. It has become so second nature and ubiquitous…

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Forty Years Ago, March 10, 1980: The RSS connect

March 10, 2020 12:00:56 am

Nanaji Deshmukh, said the former Jana Sangh members in the Janata Party would not sever their connection with the RSS.

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Dear AAP, here’s why you cannot be neutral on a moving train

March 9, 2020 7:00:44 pm

The violence in Delhi came within weeks of a thumping electoral victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the 2020 Delhi Assembly elections, which calls into question the true meaning of the ‘development’ that Arvind Kejriwal claimed to be a ‘messiah’ of.

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