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Coming home

March 24, 2020 9:08:17 am

Kenny Rogers was a master of jumping genres, who still found a way to bring his listeners home

Bhagat Singh's commitment to people can inspire fightback against our COVID-19 crisis

Bhagat Singh’s commitment to people can inspire fightback against our COVID-19 crisis

March 24, 2020 10:43:34 am

The country, already facing multiple challenges, has to contend with a serious health crisis now. The situation demands strong political will and commitment for the people, the sort that Singh had.

Covid-19 brings a moment of reckoning with our unbridled consumerism, greed

Covid-19 brings a moment of reckoning with our unbridled consumerism, greed

March 24, 2020 10:31:35 am

Our insane levels of greed have become the fault in our design, ominously inviting upon ourselves viral onslaughts and epidemics.

Economic policy should bridge the gap between the brutal downturn and eventual recovery

Economic policy should bridge the gap between the brutal downturn and eventual recovery

March 24, 2020 11:20:50 am

Income support to most vulnerable is key. India cannot complain that it does not have the fiscal space or infrastructure to provide it.

China and WHO, a new story

COVID-19 has sharpened US-China conflict. WHO is caught in the crossfire

March 24, 2020 10:26:21 am

China has carefully calibrated its rise in UN system. World, including India, must deal with consequences.

How can this be right time not just to leave Congress but, worse, defecting to other side?

March 23, 2020 9:37:09 am

Congress is at long last rediscovering its voice. Congressmen should seize the moment — not defect to the other side.

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View From The Neighbourhood: COVID-19 lessons

March 23, 2020 4:30:51 am

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

Test of regional solidarity lies ahead

March 23, 2020 9:51:01 am

If PM Modi’s gesture to SAARC is to go some way towards a solution for the region, India, which will be picking up the pieces itself, must have something to offer to its neighbours six months to a year down the line.

In distressing times of pandemics and violence, laughter can alleviate pain

March 23, 2020 9:41:18 am

Laughter clubs across the world are proof of a widely-held belief about laughing your way to good health or, at least, good mood.

Coronavirus pandemic reiterates need to strengthen public health systems, review production and consumption patterns

March 23, 2020 9:55:19 am

While national responses have varied, there are key messages that India must heed as it shapes and strengthens her own response. This is not new wisdom but past prescriptions that were not implemented.

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Alleviating pain

March 23, 2020 4:10:48 am

State governments’ measures for most vulnerable, Centre’s task force — managing economic fallout will require both.

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After Janata Curfew

March 23, 2020 4:05:32 am

People’s response to PM’s call is a first step. Fighting COVID-19 calls for coordination among health bodies, research agencies, states.

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Life under lockdown: How our life has changed in this Noida society

March 28, 2020 5:05:12 pm

Things started sinking in when IPL was postponed and the board exams cancelled; then we were all told to work from home. All unprecedented.

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Can digital tools trigger behavioural shift in how Indians save?

March 22, 2020 10:30:05 am

India and its central bank have done a tremendous job so far, to reach every nook and corner of the country to ensure rural branches or bank correspondents to cover every village and district. This is India’s chance to build on that success by using digital technologies and platforms such as WhatsApp.

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Coronavirus pandemic: In six years, PM Modi has never faced a test of his leadership more serious than this

March 22, 2020 8:08:54 am

Coronavirus pandemic has for once made health care an important political issue. It could make or break a prime minister.

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British plan for judges way to go for Rajya Sabha?

March 22, 2020 10:13:46 am

It is interesting that the nomination of former chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha has raised doubts about the independence of the judiciary.

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In caste fight, let’s talk about Dalit women

March 22, 2020 11:33:24 am

To get a comprehensive picture of how caste, class and gender intertwine in Dalit women’s perspective, it is important to look at their kin communities, which include Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.

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Plague, flu, pox: how diseases meet politics

March 22, 2020 10:11:16 am

In India, 18 million people died in the Spanish Flu pandemic, the greatest loss in absolute numbers of any country in the world. The uncaring British response fuelled resentment.

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Fighting COVID-19 and beyond

March 22, 2020 3:30:26 pm

Given that scale of expenditure, it is possible to find, say, Rs 5,00,000 crore towards mitigating COVID-19 over the next 6 months. This is a moral and economic imperative and we must find the money and spend it.

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Information war

March 21, 2020 10:33:59 am

The US and China have barely put a trade war behind them, and now Covid-19 has sparked off an unprecedented infowar in which journalists are cannon fodder.

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