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Stimulus is less than what it appears to be, govt must do more for farmers

March 28, 2020 11:13:59 am

Farmers have wholeheartedly voted for the PM twice; it is the time he reciprocated the feelings and returned the favour. Every season has an end for a harvest to begin.

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Lockdown announcement has not been matched by national strategy — on containing fallout for poor

March 28, 2020 10:33:53 am

PB Mehta writes: India has never understood that health expenditure is not expenditure; it is investment. The success of the lockdown strategy is premised on an unprecedentedly vigorous building up of health infrastructure to fight the pandemic.

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Forty Years Ago, March 28, 1980: Rajya Sabha vote

March 28, 2020 12:30:38 am

The Rajya Sabha endorsed the dissolution of nine state assemblies after the Opposition staged a walk-out protesting against the “anti-democratic and disgraceful” proclamations that led to the dismissal of nine non-Congress-I state governments.

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Whatever it takes

March 28, 2020 11:23:15 am

RBI announces much-needed measures, signals welcome readiness to use conventional and unconventional tools

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A long way from home

March 28, 2020 11:27:57 am

States need to step up coordination, set up helplines, to reach relief and succour to migrant workers. There is no time to lose

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Different strokes

March 28, 2020 11:27:23 am

Satish Gujral, who worked across disciplines, was a distinguished presence in India’s art scene

The need of the hour is for Centre to release funds for states to fight COVID-19

The need of the hour is for Centre to release funds for states to fight COVID-19

March 27, 2020 10:51:10 am

Team India is in this together. The prime minister must ensure our states have the resources to fight, and overcome, COVID-19.

Let’s use follower’s advantage: We could learn to fight Covid-19 from South Korea

Let’s use follower’s advantage: We could learn to fight Covid-19 from South Korea

March 27, 2020 12:14:02 pm

In confronting coronavirus, India’s first moves have been right, but much will depend on follow-up. We could learn from South Korea.

State’s measures to fight coronavirus are stripping the poor of dignity and hope

State’s measures to fight coronavirus are stripping the poor of dignity and hope

March 27, 2020 1:04:32 pm

Harsh Mander writes: The Indian government found it fit to charter planes with medical staff to fly in migrants from other countries. But it felt no responsibility at all to the millions of migrants stranded without work and food in every corner of the country.

This Asterix moment: The world that came alive in the lines of Albert Uderzo speaks to us today

This Asterix moment: The world that came alive in the lines of Albert Uderzo speaks to us today

March 27, 2020 10:55:52 am

Asterix and Obelix are no conquerors. They resist conquests. They would have coped with today’s lockdown more than the footloose Tintin and Captain Haddock, who would have sworn his head off.

March 27, 1980, Forty Years Ago: RSS In Assam

March 27, 2020 12:36:28 am

Prime Minister Indira Gandhi told the Lok Sabha that the majority of Assam students “want a settlement” but some other forces were advising them against it.

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Arduous road ahead

March 27, 2020 9:58:24 am

Finance Minister’s package to deal with corona fallout can be only a beginning, will need to be reviewed as situation changes

Handwashing is a habit that can and must be sustained even after coronavirus

Handwashing is a habit that can and must be sustained even after coronavirus

March 27, 2020 11:35:06 am

In this threat is also an opportunity for the world — to make handwashing with soap the default behaviour and a key public health objective, even after the threat of the virus is behind us.

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Pause and play

March 27, 2020 10:00:26 am

Olympics must wait as the virus draws the world into a bigger game

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Horror in Kabul

March 27, 2020 10:03:53 am

Attack on gurdwara underlines that the US-Taliban deal has brought Afghanistan no respite

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The covid-19 crisis: Physical distancing, Social bonding

March 26, 2020 10:33:27 pm

“Social distancing” is what the PM emphasised for all Indians, and the “Janata curfew” was an extraordinary communication and implementation strategy.

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How the coronavirus lockdowns can be converted into an opportunity to secure our children’s future

March 26, 2020 12:07:01 pm

The most important of all takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic is abstinence from the overexploitation of natural resources. We have shut ourselves indoors for a period that we never previously thought was even imaginable, forget being possible.

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As former CJI accepts RS berth, let’s say it again: Judges are not law, but its creatures

March 26, 2020 10:07:23 am

The dignity of the Law is not a matter of concern merely to judges — though I believe it should be a matter of concern to them, too.

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It would be wise for countries to maintain sufficient ‘economic distancing’ amongst themselves

March 26, 2020 10:01:07 am

Governments should mind the health of their own economies. Thereby, they will improve the health of the global economy too.

In war against coronavirus, every Indian must participate, abide by restrictions

March 26, 2020 10:21:17 am

People must understand that the one-day Janata curfew was the precursor to a minimum 21-day-long nation-wide quarantine, which was announced by the PM on Tuesday evening.

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