THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

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Opinion

Vaccine optimism

Vaccine optimism

Approval to Sputnik V can address supply constraints

Wheat purchase tardy

Wheat purchase tardy

Glitches mar transition to DBT for Punjab’s farmers

Managing Covid surge

Managing Covid surge

Centre must address needs of Punjab

Bengal bloodshed

Bengal bloodshed

Onus on EC, political parties to curb poll violence

Matter of faith

Matter of faith

Supreme Court upholds freedom of religion

Migrants’ exodus

Migrants’ exodus

Address anxieties, avoid repeat of 2020

Unprecedented job crisis

Unprecedented job crisis

Govt must create enabling policies and atmosphere

Sustain economic recovery

Sustain economic recovery

Minimise disruptions to ensure gains are not frittered away

Open vaccination for all

Open vaccination for all

Approve more vaccines, ramp up production

Tibet set for tough changes
Jayadeva Ranade

Tibet set for tough changes

Infrastructure expansion and cultural assimilation plans to have consequences

Ambedkar put equality at the core of democracy
Yogendra Yadav

Ambedkar put equality at the core of democracy

Ambedkar, whose 130th birth anniversary falls today, offered a substantive definition of democracy,...

Variants making battle against the virus tougher
R Kumar

Variants making battle against the virus tougher

A jab does not promise to save you from getting infected. It is a medical tool that is believed to p...

Quantify violence against women to check it
Sanjay Kundu

Quantify violence against women to check it

The criminal laws enacted during recent times have penalised some forms of violence against women, ...

India, Russia to build on time-tested ties
Yogesh Gupta

India, Russia to build on time-tested ties

Russia has been India’s traditional defence partner, a global power with extensive outreach and a p...

The world in 20 years
Manoj Joshi

The world in 20 years

Global Trends report puts forth likely scenarios, some alarming

Prescribe time frame for appointing judges
Beant Singh Bedi

Prescribe time frame for appointing judges

How calculated and motivated delays by the government in filling vacancies on the Bench affect the q...

Lankan Tamils no more a poll plank in Tamil Nadu
KP Nayar

Lankan Tamils no more a poll plank in Tamil Nadu

How did a sweeping change come about that the Sri Lankan Tamil problem was not a campaign issue in t...

Turkey meeting holds the key
Vivek Katju

Turkey meeting holds the key

US desperate to establish a Taliban-Kabul elite roadmap, the sooner the better

Let them bloom where they belong

Parladh Randhawa

Let them bloom where they belong

An architect for the house

Simran Sidhu

An architect for the house

The shoe fits, and loving it

RK Saboo

The shoe fits, and loving it

Tale of the mango taster

LR Sharma

Tale of the mango taster

For the love of hankies

Ritu Kumar

For the love of hankies

In 5 minutes, found true calling

Sunita Monga

In 5 minutes, found true calling

The essence of a woman

Rajbir Deswal

The essence of a woman

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