The Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897 was the British government’s reaction to the bubonic plague that hit Mumbai.
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.
Whoever emerges from these elections as the Congress president will have to work towards a national agenda which unites opposition parties.
The global market mayhem reflects an unprecedented intersection of worldwide demand destruction, an adverse supply chain shock from China, and a positive oil shock.
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.
Allahabad HC ruling against public shaming of anti-CAA protesters is enormously welcome. UP government must heed it.
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.
This is the front page of The Indian Express published on March 12, 1980.
Those who can come up with solutions on how to deal with the pandemic are secluded by it.
This is a royal kick in the Congress shin. But also a reminder of the party’s Scindia problem.
Defeat of women’s cricket team in T20 World Cup must touch off big questions, not patronising narratives
Test of JKAP’s credibility will come when senior Kashmiri politicians are released from detention. It will be watched
Lower crude oil prices could reduce India’s import bill, ease inflationary pressures, boost government revenues
We need to develop an accountability jurisprudence. The establishment must be as (if not more) accountable as protestors who destroy public property.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Nanaji Deshmukh, said the former Jana Sangh members in the Janata Party would not sever their connection with the RSS.
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.
All the shows which have returned to the small screen during lockdown