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Virus and the migrant: India-Gulf region is second largest migration corridor, must not be blocked

Virus and the migrant: India-Gulf region is second largest migration corridor, must not be blocked

March 17, 2020 10:38:35 am

The government must take up this issue with the relevant authorities in Kuwait to facilitate the smooth return of Indians after the travel ban is lifted.

Coronavirus crisis could have lasting impact on global political economy, trigger new equations among nations

March 17, 2020 10:41:15 am

This crisis could have a lasting impact on the global political economy, trigger new equations among nations

Forty Years Ago, March 17, 1980: New Party

March 17, 2020 2:00:25 am

Lok Dal vice-president Raj Narain, said that a “secular and democratic national alternative” to the Congress-I would be formed “within a week to 10 days”.

My dear Bernie, you have made history, challenged the holy cows of capitalism

My dear Bernie, you have made history, challenged the holy cows of capitalism

March 17, 2020 10:42:08 am

You, Bernie Sanders, in the land of ‘free enterprise and the pursuit of happiness’ have made the word ‘communist’ acceptable again. As far as the word ‘socialist’ goes it has become not just acceptable but respectable too. Now that is creating history.

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Home minister’s assurances in Parliament are belied by the letter and intent of the citizenship law

March 17, 2020 10:50:40 am

Dear home minister, you need to tell the country what your real intention is — your assurance is not enough. It is time for you to be upfront about the government’s intentions.

Decline in women work participation rates can be traced to poor quality of data collection processes

Decline in women work participation rates can be traced to poor quality of data collection processes

March 17, 2020 10:48:58 am

In our concern with ostensibly declining women’s work participation, we have missed out on identifying sectors from which women are excluded and more importantly, in which women are included. It may be time for us to count women’s work rather than women workers.

Trump is touting a cocktail of drugs for COVID-19. Why you should not listen to him

The message needs to be clear: ‘coronavirus has no face and no race’

March 16, 2020 2:20:05 pm

Public health efforts must consider the social psychology of pandemics if we want both the virus and the fear to stop spreading.

View From The Neighbourhood: Democracy’s deficits

March 16, 2020 2:00:28 am

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

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March 16, 2020 8:21:45 am

Allahabad HC was right to condemn naming and shaming of protesters. By not upholding it, apex court disappoints.

Virus, on balance: Dealing with coronavirus requires a clear public health focus while addressing individual fears

Virus, on balance: Dealing with coronavirus requires a clear public health focus while addressing individual fears

March 16, 2020 2:40:30 pm

Tackling coronavirus: The public health response to such outbreaks comprises three phases: The containment phase, delay phase and mitigation phase.

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On the loose: A Cross to Bear

March 16, 2020 1:00:39 am

Naming and shaming is an ancient tactic. Its consequences, as cruel as ever.

March 16, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Lok Dal Split

March 16, 2020 1:00:22 am

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on March 16, 1980.

Growth and the farmer: Consumer bias in food policy reduces incentives for farmers

Growth and the farmer: Consumer bias in food policy reduces incentives for farmers

March 16, 2020 2:39:25 pm

Montek Singh Ahluwalia’s book helps frame the problem: Tilt in favour of consumer in food policy reduces incentives for farmers, makes it difficult to unlock resources for growth.

The genesis of Delhi riots lies in creating the Other within us

Behind Delhi riots lies politically-designed, socially-embedded trajectory of Discipline-Hate-Punishment

March 16, 2020 2:37:34 pm

Nothing about the riots that unfolded in Delhi, the police repression of the student protestors in Jamia Millia Islamia or the mob lynchings of Muslims, is spontaneous.

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Incomplete step

March 16, 2020 8:28:06 am

Farooq Abdullah’s release is reminder of continued detention of many others in Kashmir. Government must follow through.

Smart-locking India: India has political will, resources to shut down country intelligently to counter coronavirus spread

Smart-locking India: India has political will, resources to shut down country intelligently to counter coronavirus spread

March 16, 2020 8:45:30 pm

Currently, the cases and clusters in India are simple spreaders which means an infected person with normal infectivity. But COVID 19 can also have a “super spreader”, which means an infected person with high infectivity who can infect hundreds in no time.

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Jyotiraditya Scindia’s exit seals Congress’ fate

March 16, 2020 8:27:39 pm

The question now is why are Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tiwari, Gaurav Gogoi, Milind Deora, Sachin Pilot still wasting away in the Congress when all they can look forward to is Priyanka Vadra taking over since her brother does not fancy the job for which he was never elected.

Life & Work: Imagine a crowd cheering you… Little comes close

March 15, 2020 8:02:43 am

Amidst coronavirus fears, the former India all-rounder talks about what fans bring to a player’s game, but hopes, ‘Life will move on once the games begin’.

Jyotiraditya Scindia’s two aunts in BJP are not exactly thrilled about their nephew joining the party

March 15, 2020 9:07:55 am

It was not Scindia’s aunts but his in-laws from the Gaekwad royal family of Baroda, Gujarat, who opened a channel for him with Narendra Modi.

Corona times: If there ever was a time when politics should take a backseat, it is now

March 15, 2020 9:15:17 am

Fifth column by Tavleen Singh: The Prime Minister has advised us not to panic, but perhaps what we need is to panic enough to acknowledge that we live in a country that is notorious for having the most hopelessly inadequate public health services.

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