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Saturday, December 04, 2021

What the NFHS data reveals about inequality in India

🔴 Surjit S Bhalla, Karan Bhasin write: It suggests an inclusive pattern of development with poorer states doing better on development indicators

How a literarature festival celebrated the realities of 'minor' languages

🔴 The Kokrajhar Literary Festival showed that the civilising missions of the dominant can be radically reversed into transforming themselves, and languages are the best platform towards this

National Family Benefit Scheme is in urgent need of revival

🔴 Jean Dreze and Jasmin Naur Hafiz write: Revamping it won't be possible without a major increase in the NFBS budget

True religiosity is a quest and has no boundaries

🔴 Avijit Pathak writes: It is not about repeating the scriptures like a parrot, wearing special uniforms, and following the crowd

Disrupting Parliament is a sin. Refusing to apologise for it, even more so

🔴 Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi writes: For these 'non-believers' in democracy, parliamentary participation is only an absurd pretence

Ready for lift-off

October 30, 2009 2:19:58 am

India should catch up in providing satellites to ASEAN countries

A questionable time

October 30, 2009 2:18:17 am

The BBC made a racist look respectable

Boys will be boys

October 30, 2009 2:16:19 am

Is Obama finally willing to let women in on the games?

After Jhargram

October 30, 2009 2:03:12 am

The Maoists attempted by far their most audacious hijack drama by holding up the Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express near Jhargram….

Pieces of a stalemate

October 30, 2009 1:57:06 am

Negotiating with Tehran on its nuclear programme will be far from easy

The original Mrs G

October 30, 2009 1:53:43 am

Have we forgiven her in part because she was a Napoleonic figure of sorts?

Train wreck

October 29, 2009 4:54:35 am

This refers to ‘Buddha on his knees,Mamata on their side,Maoists seize Rajdhani’ (IE,October 28). It has become an everyday occurrence in some corner of India where protestors damage public and private property….

A green light for Baghdad

October 29, 2009 3:51:54 am

Iraq’s reconstruction could be big business for India

Come December

October 29, 2009 3:48:08 am

Can a consensus on curbing climate change really be reached at Copenhagen?

The entire spectrum of allegations

October 29, 2009 2:59:49 am

As the CBI revisits 2G allocations,here are some questions they must find answers for

Middle East’s golden rule

October 29, 2009 2:57:41 am

America must shrink its presence in Afghanistan

An offer you can’t refuse

October 29, 2009 2:56:31 am

Democracies have no space for blackmail. But who will tell the Maoists?

Climate coercion

October 29, 2009 2:54:00 am

The editorial in the latest issue of the Organiser,titled “On climate change UPA dancing to US tunes….

Salaams,Maulvi Saheb

October 28, 2009 2:51:30 am

A hundred and ten years after his death,Sir Syed Ahmed Khan,the man who was constantly reviled by the ulema of his time,is remembered…

Stunted triangle

October 28, 2009 2:49:04 am

The recent tension between Delhi and Beijing is not the only factor that is making the so-called strategic triangle — the grouping of Russia…

Why the whiz-kids didn’t blow it

October 28, 2009 2:46:53 am

The Obama administration’s “compensation czar,” Kenneth Feinberg,last week announced plans to cut the pay of top executives at the seven…

View from the LEFT

October 28, 2009 2:42:48 am

For those BJP leaders who are worried about the growing assertiveness of the RSS post-Lok Sabha elections,they have a sympathiser in the CPI.

Fun & games

October 28, 2009 2:32:51 am

As requested (‘Walk the Talk’,IE,October19) here are the details of the National Games held since the year 1994….

‘Liquidity’ and oil don’t mix

October 28, 2009 2:30:12 am

India’s stakes in a more transparent market for oil…

Time waits for nothing

October 28, 2009 2:23:01 am

The big question now for every regulator is the cost of foregoing an opportunity….

Right direction

October 27, 2009 2:45:50 am

You have rendered a national service by publishing the former MP’s brilliant piece on Arunachal Pradesh….

Maximum city distractions

October 27, 2009 2:43:43 am

Demographics,Mumbai hobble opposition to Congress in Maharashtra

End of a long road

October 27, 2009 2:40:57 am

Why Maoists appear so potent when confronting the state in Bengal

The soil isn’t coloured red

October 27, 2009 2:34:07 am

The coyness with which Indian politicians desist from publicly describing Naxalites as terrorists is telling. But ask them privately,as I have…

To pay or not to pay

October 27, 2009 2:29:44 am

The West Bengal government’s decision to ‘not oppose’ bail of arrested Maoist suspects,in return for a hostage being…