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Understand the CAA — it is a humanitarian legislation

Understand the CAA — it is a humanitarian legislation

January 20, 2020 11:14:14 am

It is the declaration by some Opposition-ruled states that they will not implement CAA, not the law itself, that is unconstitutional

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View From The Neighbourhood: Jingoism and talks

January 20, 2020 12:50:28 am

At the centre of these “core issues” are New Delhi’s actions on the constitutional status of Kashmir as well as the clampdown on communications, politics and alleged human rights violations in the state.

Move to cash transfers will lead to savings, put agriculture on sustainable growth path

Move to cash transfers will lead to savings, put agriculture on sustainable growth path

January 20, 2020 11:24:53 am

All such investments will go a long way to augment farmers’ incomes in a sustainable manner. Else, I am afraid, much of the talk in the Union budget for agri-reforms will remain mere rhetoric.

SC order gives govt a way to retreat from its militaristic approach to Kashmir issue

SC order gives govt a way to retreat from its militaristic approach to Kashmir issue

January 19, 2020 10:20:11 am

The SC judgment also gives hope to the seven million people of the Kashmir Valley that their freedoms will be restored — although there is no sign yet of that happening seven days later

With India facing a job crisis, we should have welcomed Jeff Bezos with open arms

With India facing a job crisis, we should have welcomed Jeff Bezos with open arms

January 19, 2020 9:44:22 am

If for no other reason than that India faces an unemployment crisis, we should have welcomed Jeff Bezos with open arms last week. He tried his best to assure Modi and his ministers that he came bearing the gift of creating a million new jobs by 2025.

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History Headline: The true daughters of Savitribai Phule

January 19, 2020 3:35:04 am

Nearly 170 years ago, Savitribai Phule had stood up against Brahminical oppression to fight for the right to education of women and Shudras. Savitribai Phule and Fatima Sheikh too were pelted with stones by anti-social forces at the time.

For half a century, Parliament's Central Hall has been a turf for MPs and scribes to exchange views

For half a century, Parliament’s Central Hall has been a turf for MPs and scribes to exchange views

January 19, 2020 10:37:41 am

For over half a century, Central Hall has served as a convenient neutral turf for government and opposition leaders and journalists to informally exchange news and views.

Centre can enforce its word on CAA

Centre can enforce its word on CAA

January 19, 2020 9:50:10 am

The opposition parties have been caught flat-footed. It was students who led the protest. Even the recent meeting convened by Sonia Gandhi showed a divided Opposition, and a strategy based on power of chief ministers to challenge CAA rather than any mass movement.

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No relief

January 18, 2020 4:08:45 am

With Supreme Court dismissing telcos’ petition, government should revisit its position on the matter

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Ringing in the new

January 18, 2020 4:07:24 am

As iconic football club, Mohun Bagan merges with ATK, there is nostalgia and a sense of inevitability

People living in Pakistan's erstwhile ‘tribal areas’ must be heard

People living in Pakistan’s erstwhile ‘tribal areas’ must be heard

January 18, 2020 12:17:33 pm

The tribal areas of the north — called “agencies” — were open to infiltration because their borders were open. The state allowed the Afghan Taliban and al Qaeda to plant camps there.

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Seize the summit

January 18, 2020 4:03:08 am

SCO meet offers an opportunity to India — to resume engagement with Pakistan, despite obstacles and constraints

Dominance in the telecom sector can sometimes mean accommodating opponents, cushioning their fall

Dominance in the telecom sector can sometimes mean accommodating opponents, cushioning their fall

January 18, 2020 12:24:29 pm

If the SC judgment sticks, competition will remain debilitated. Moreover, the demands that governments make of the telecom sector could be an enormous burden for Jio alone. Sometimes, to win the war one has to lose the battle. This is a battle well worth losing for Jio.

CDS Bipin Rawat: Children being radicalised in J-K, isolate them gradually

The General in His Labyrinth

January 18, 2020 3:39:27 am

As Gen Bipin Rawat’s address at the Raisina Dialogue played out before world cameras, there was shock and awe on television

India is steadily creeping from democracy to some form of thugocracy

India is steadily creeping from democracy to some form of thugocracy

January 18, 2020 12:22:24 pm

The essence of democracy is in protecting minority rights. India is failing to do so

Protests against the new citizenship law are constitutional, they seek to protect its basic structure

Protests against the new citizenship law are constitutional, they seek to protect its basic structure

January 18, 2020 1:27:15 pm

Pinarayi Vijayan writes: The CAA has created anxieties across the country, resulting in large scale protests. Kerala, because of its commitment to the values of humanity, sees it as its responsibility to take up the mantle in this struggle for justice.

We must try to understand how 2012 gangrape case convicts are products of a broken society

We must try to understand how 2012 gangrape case convicts are products of a broken society

January 18, 2020 12:20:47 pm

There were often clear pre-existing signals of disturbances in their behaviour or environments, but with a complete absence of any scaffolding to help them deal with these challenges when it mattered most.

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Ministers in Valley

January 17, 2020 4:11:52 am

Amid enforced political lull, visits by Union ministers will underline message Centre has long sent to J&K: Delhi decides

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Crime and impunity

January 17, 2020 4:08:24 am

Sexual harrassment of athletes, lack of punishment to guilty, must make SAI look within, take urgent corrective action

The targeting of university campuses is part of a campaign to discredit dissent

The targeting of university campuses is part of a campaign to discredit dissent

January 17, 2020 12:14:50 pm

All fascist regimes target universities, since intellectuals have put up the greatest resistance against attacks on reason, freedom of expression and liberty.

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