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What lies ahead

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus harboured by bats crossed over to humans. The trigger for every viral pandemic in t...

Real over reel

The commotion that accompanied the release of the film, The Kashmir Files, is a signifier that the past never ...
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Knowledge seekers

My old teacher Arun Kumar Das Gupta turned ninety last month. I went to see him on the occasion. There were se...

Twisted plot

In a recent television interview, the actor, Akshay Kumar, commented on the contents of history textbooks in I...

Deep imprint

Although I grew up in North India, the newspaper that came into our home was headquartered in a great city the...

Basic lesson: CJI's recent remarks on Constitution

At a time when unity is endangered, an understanding of the Constitution becomes more relevant than ever. Alth...

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Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Letters to the editor: NewBrew educates people on sustainability

Refreshing drink Sir — A local brewery in Singapore recently collaborated with the national water agency to make a oneof-a-kind beer, NewBrew, by recycling toilet water. Its resemblance to regu...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Delhi Diaries: On Nitish Kumar's silence

Silent treatment • Agnipath protesters in Bihar burnt trains, vandalised railway porperty, blocked traffic and attacked Bharatiya Janata Party offices, leaders and their houses. The fury of the ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Class Action: Kids and in-person classes

There is reason to be afraid. When Amartya Sen says this, it indicates the scale of the damage that has been wrought on India’s social and cultural fabric. Mr Sen was on a panel discussing the n...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Twisted plot

In a recent television interview, the actor, Akshay Kumar, commented on the contents of history textbooks in India. While discussing his recent film, Samrat Prithviraj — loosely based on the &ld...
By Kanad Sinha

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

We are the only we who can be we

We do hope you understand. And if you do not, well, so be it. There are no two ways about it, there is but one: we are we, inclusive of you. And should you wish not to be included do remember that the...
By Sankarshan Thakur

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.22

Deep imprint

Although I grew up in North India, the newspaper that came into our home was headquartered in a great city then called Calcutta. This was The Statesman, whose main edition was published in the first c...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.22

Taxing system

The so-called ‘Good and Simple Tax’ is at great risk of becoming more complicated even as the Narendra Modi government celebrates the fifth anniversary of the indirect tax reform that aime...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.22

The entrance of men in the kitchen

Survival skill Sir — For hundreds of years, the kitchen was demarcated as the exclusive domain of women. The idea of men cooking or helping out in the kitchen — especially those from cer...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.22

Row over US SC's verdict on abortion

In crisis Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States of America decided to overturn Roe vs Wade, a landmark judgment that legalised abortion in the country. Now, the right to legislate on abor...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.22

Letters to the Editor: Time to stop considering the West as hub of all intellectual activities

Look East Sir — Students have long favoured the United States of America and countries in Europe for pursuing higher education. But as the West grapples with rising political and social conflic...
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