THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe. — Theodore Roosevelt

Opinion

The AUKUS deal

The AUKUS deal

Resets geopolitical stance against assertive Beijing

De-addiction centres

De-addiction centres

Don’t shut down, ensure proper functioning

Telecom reforms

Telecom reforms

Ensure healthy competition to revitalise industry

Crime in Covid time

Crime in Covid time

Lockdown-related violations behind spurt in cases

Punjab’s water crisis

Punjab’s water crisis

Political will to arrest the slide is lacking

Digitising work in courts

Digitising work in courts

Backlog of cases should be reduced

Tackling mental health

Tackling mental health

Do the huge numbers warrant OTC anti-depressants?

UN in Afghanistan

UN in Afghanistan

Only a multilateral effort can make a positive impact

Fast-track food labelling

Fast-track food labelling

Vital to controlling disease burden, managing food allergies

‘Bad bank’ for big business
Aunindyo Chakravarty

‘Bad bank’ for big business

New reforms a new form of ‘socialism’ reserved exclusively for capitalists

BJP on a communal trajectory in UP
Radhika Ramaseshan

BJP on a communal trajectory in UP

Development has rarely, if ever, worked as an electoral cement in UP. It has become more irrelevant ...

Air strikes on terror sites at the core of US strategy
Group Captain Murli Menon (retd)

Air strikes on terror sites at the core of US strategy

Now, where can air attacks against the Taliban be ideally orchestrated from? Clearly, bases in the U...

Polarisation at work in UP
Julio Ribeiro

Polarisation at work in UP

With elections round the corner, Yogi Adityanath is back with hate campaign

China wary of intervention in Afghanistan
Jayadeva Ranade

China wary of intervention in Afghanistan

Chinese strategists have echoed the suggestion for caution and non-interference in Afghanistan’s in...

SAD is proud of its sacrifices for farmers
Harsimrat Kaur Badal

SAD is proud of its sacrifices for farmers

The Congress and AAP are making noises just to divert attention from their own betrayal of farmers d...

Biting the SCO bullet to re-enter Afghan game
Sandeep Dikshit

Biting the SCO bullet to re-enter Afghan game

India’s self-sufficiency in strategic autonomy, though hampered by the tensions with China, will nee...

Doubling of farm income a bridge too far
Yogendra Yadav

Doubling of farm income a bridge too far

Even if we see the survey as a mid-term report card, as it covers the first three years of the much...

The Afghanistan quandary
G Parthasarathy

The Afghanistan quandary

India should not be in a hurry to re-establish large diplomatic presence in Kabul

The treasure trail at Sangla

Himmat S Dhillon

The treasure trail at Sangla

With gratitude in the heart

Nimrat S Sidhu

With gratitude in the heart

Forgetting to remember

Raj Kadyan

Forgetting to remember

Enchanted by the sound of music

Harjap Singh Aujla

Enchanted by the sound of music

Sad end to a zealous journey

VK Anand

Sad end to a zealous journey

Ridding the mind of negativity

LR Sharma

Ridding the mind of negativity

Huffing & puffing on road to fitness

Alka Kashyap

Huffing & puffing on road to fitness

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