Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Low prices and farm crises

Markets wary as govt mulls populist responses

Pulling education out of rut

Mewat college with just one teacher sign of bigger malaise

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Dole for farmhands

Punjab’s loan waiver plan a worthy step

Oppn-bashing at BJP show

Party seems in no mood to introspect

Editorials, last 7 days...
The real butchers of Punjab

The real butchers of Punjab

by Ajai Sahni

Campaign against Gill is not new, but the truth is that he did restore peace

Make-or-break alliance for SP, BSP

Make-or-break alliance for SP, BSP

by Radhika Ramaseshan

If the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party are decimated again, their political future would be jeopardised. That was perhaps why Mayawati clung on to the 38 seats she secured after the negotiations with Akhilesh and refused to cede even one to a prospective ally.

Kartarpur’s exclusion from India not Cong fault

Kartarpur’s exclusion from India not Cong fault

by Vappala Balachandran

Modi has held the Congress responsible for Kartarpur Sahib’s exclusion from India. He should know that India was still a colony when UK PM Clement Attlee announced Partition on June 3, 1947. The entire responsibility for the process was with Mountbatten and the British army. They need to be blamed, not the Congress leadership under Nehru and Patel.

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A force to reckon with

by Lt Gen DS Hooda (Retd)

Army Day should also be the time to revisit the many challenges and fix them

Science, scientific temper and pseudo-science

by Arvind

The Science Congress has moved away from its agenda of inculcating and nurturing scientific temper in society. The space provided by the event has been hijacked by the proponents of pseudo-science. They pretend that modern science already existed in ancient India. This is an injustice both to ancient civilisational knowledge systems as well as to modern science.

Comment, last 7 days...
One monkey to another

One monkey to another

by KR Bharti

Amonkey picking lice of a fellow monkey at the Ridge, Shimla, said, ‘Achhe din might have come for humans but we monkeys, for sure, have fallen on bure din .

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A man before his time

by Col DS Cheema (Retd)

Not loose change, it’s about change

by Satish AryaMusings, last 7 days...

Thought for the day

Do your duty in all things. You can’t do more. You should never wish to do less. — Robert E Lee

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This day, that year

Lahore, Thursday, January 16, 1919

Honours for Schoolmasters.

Why We Cannot Support the Appeal.