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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Let Border Security Force do its job

National security is at stake. The political storm over extension of BSF's jurisdiction is uncalled for

You can switch off Siri, but not the State

Menaka Guruswamy writes: There are plans for greater deployment of AI and harvesting of our data for various purposes. The lack of any rights paradigm, data protection law in this context is deeply unsettling.

Air India sale opens up a brighter future for aviation

Rajiv Pratap Rudy writes: The government can now shake off the allegations of protectionism, foster fair competition, rid the civil aviation market of distortions, and enhance the opportunity for travel.

NEET hasn't created the equality of opportunity it had promised

It is biased towards CBSE curriculum and gives unfair advantage to students from privileged backgrounds.

Proposed amendments to the Forest Conservation Act are a bad idea

They seek deregulation by reducing scrutiny over certain decisions to deforest, thereby weakening safeguards.

‘Distressing is the enveloping night’

April 23, 2009 12:32:54 am

Iqbal Bano,74,Indian-born Pakistani singer,died on April 21

Keep ‘em out

April 23, 2009 12:29:48 am

China’s request to be allowed into the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium is an opportunity for India to ask Beijing if the Chinese….

The next 100 days

April 23, 2009 12:27:07 am

Who will rule India,and will they undertake economic reform? An anecdotal forecast

Independents since 1947

April 23, 2009 12:26:00 am

Will the next Lok Sabha break a long-term trend?

Freedom fighters?

April 22, 2009 11:40:11 pm

With the CPM’s third front project coming under attack from the Congress,General Secretary Prakash Karat and Politburo member Sitaram Yechury…..

The green elephant in the room

April 22, 2009 11:37:20 pm

Mayawati is actively wooing UP’s Muslims. Will she succeed?

Sad but true

April 22, 2009 11:14:22 pm

Shekhar Gupta’s ‘The glorious certainties’ (IE,April 18) takes us on an enlightening political journey,showcasing a political environment…..

Areas of darkness

April 22, 2009 11:07:30 pm

The high interest rate regime is denying oxygen to the green shoots of recovery

Little to remember,lots to forget

April 22, 2009 7:17:48 pm

Modi’s biggest worry must be the number of lopsided matches. Twenty20 cricket thrives on photo finishes,but of the six IPL matches until Tuesday night,even one hasn’t gone down to the wire.

Shift focus to young shooters

April 22, 2009 7:10:37 pm

Bindra believes he deserves a break in the dormant 2009 season after his gold medal peak at the Olympics in 2008. And who is to question him?

China may build up to six aircraft carriers

April 22, 2009 4:12:06 pm

For some years now there has been an open debate within the strategic community on the benefits and costs of acquiring carriers.

Calling Prachanda’s bluff

April 22, 2009 12:10:43 am

Nepal is wising up to the Maoists’ game plan

Living on borrowed time

April 22, 2009 12:09:43 am

The Federal Reserve must encourage negative interest rates

Changes under the radar

April 22, 2009 12:03:50 am

Why national parties might just do better than expected

Bringing India’s money back to Indian shores

April 21, 2009 3:31:21 pm

On the tax havens issue,the Congress is caught in its own web

On Freedom and License

April 21, 2009 3:23:16 pm

The courts have in recent months interestingly drawn that thin line between freedom and license. They have supported an artist who was being vandalised.

Writing at twilight

April 21, 2009 1:38:37 am

In the winter of their lives,some novelists are at the peak of their form

The republic of television

April 21, 2009 1:36:34 am

IPL or election,TV treats everybody the same

Analyse this

April 21, 2009 12:56:02 am

‘The glorious certainties’ (IE,April 18) spells out the realities behind the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Regional,communal….

Separate and equal

April 21, 2009 12:47:53 am

What lies behind official evasions over India’s satellite launch

South by northwest?

April 21, 2009 12:45:12 am

We are yet to come to terms with how destabilising the Taliban’s presence is

Waking up to modern training

April 20, 2009 2:53:00 pm

Last week,the conversation with former Davis Cupper Jaidip at the DLTA Complex occasionally veered off.

Are serial-winners sore losers?

April 20, 2009 11:37:07 am

Roger Federer,the one with elegant moves and the unflappable demeanour,was breaking down in tears.

Force first

April 20, 2009 12:55:50 am

The Naxalite attacks across the “red corridor” on the first day of the Lok Sabha elections is an assault on Indian democracy…..

Energising the beat

April 20, 2009 12:52:34 am

Police incentives aren’t right. Fixing them helps fix policing