THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto. — Thomas Jefferson

Opinion

Quasi-judicial bodies

Quasi-judicial bodies

Inordinate delay in appointments defeating their purpose

Paddy straw for biofuel

Paddy straw for biofuel

Karnal experiment a good initiative

Beyond vaccine century

Beyond vaccine century

Go all out for universal coverage, ramp up production

Gauri Lankesh case

Gauri Lankesh case

SC decision gives hope for justice

DAP shortage

DAP shortage

Fertiliser crunch troubling farmers

Aryan awaits bail

Aryan awaits bail

Inordinately prolonging his custody is uncalled for

Eye on the Chinese

Eye on the Chinese

Cautious approach can keep India on a firm footing

40% seats for women

40% seats for women

Commendable, but change requires steadfast intent

Same old drift

Same old drift

Ailing Congress needs to show sense of urgency

The plurilateral push
KP Nayar

The plurilateral push

Challenges await any new economic forum of contrasting countries

Ailing Congress getting its act together
Rasheed Kidwai

Ailing Congress getting its act together

On a more positive note, both Rahul and Priyanka are showing signs of promise. Priyanka has been suc...

No lessons learnt from past flood disasters
Himanshu Thakkar

No lessons learnt from past flood disasters

Along with better forecasts, we need better monitoring and reporting of actual rainfall, water level...

An open letter to teachers and parents in 2021
Natasha Badhwar

An open letter to teachers and parents in 2021

As students return to classrooms, they offer a mirror to the adults around them. Let your presence ...

Surrender that wasn’t at Bharatpur
Lt Col AK Ahlawat

Surrender that wasn’t at Bharatpur

Mistaken identity, false terror alert in the sand dunes close to ammunition depot, and the unlikelie...

Walking the communal talk
M Rajivlochan

Walking the communal talk

In 1946, when Nehru toured NWFP to convince them of joining India, he was greeted with jeers. They h...

South of Pir Panjal poses counter-terror challenges
Luv Puri

South of Pir Panjal poses counter-terror challenges

From the Ravi river to Manawar Tawi, the plains to the south of Pir Panjal provide several infiltrat...

Chinks in Yogi’s armour ahead of UP polls
Arati R Jerath

Chinks in Yogi’s armour ahead of UP polls

Rakesh Tikait, who hails from Muzaffarnagar and is the son of the late founder of the BKU, Mahendra ...

With all one’s heart

Rama Kashyap

With all one’s heart

Have in the blood to donate

RK Saboo

Have in the blood to donate

The dance that wasn’t to be!

Vice Admiral Pradeep Kaushiva (retd)

The dance that wasn’t to be!

Take it on faith

Col DS Cheema (retd)

Take it on faith

Flying a VIP to Shimla

Dippy Aujla

Flying a VIP to Shimla

It’s where you place yourself

Priya S Tandon

It’s where you place yourself

Bamla has come a long way

RS Dalal

Bamla has come a long way

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