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Education  /  Published 10.08.21

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Liberal education dates back to the times of Plato and Socrates, when Rome and Greece were the political centres of the world. A free citizen of these states had to study arithmetic, geometry, astrono...
By Nina Mukherji

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.21

Tackling the invisible Covid challenge

The last two months have tested the media’s collective ability — and willingness — to galvanize action for both visible and invisible sections of the population. Last year’s Co...
By Sevanti Ninan

Business  /  Published 07.05.21

India needs big stimulus plan

India’s fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic has so far been conservative, according to a report that recommended a Rs 5.5-lakh-crore stimulus package to deal with the crisis. The report, r...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.21

Covid first wave left 23 crore poor

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By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.03.21

How help, hard work made a difference

A 19-year-old knocked on the doors of a charitable organisation because his father, a washerman (dhobi), had told him that he would either have to leave his studies or make his own arrangements. This...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

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Opinion  /  Published 04.03.21

Double blow to women employment

Crises — economic or medical — invariably have a disproportionate impact on vulnerable constituencies. The Covid-19 pandemic has reiterated this hypothesis. Data from the United Nations ha...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.21

MGNREGA: rural welfare on crutches

Headline: Byline: Debmalya Nandy The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act tracker released by the People’s Action for Employment Guarantee as well as a research report prese...
By Debmalya Nandy

India  /  Published 16.09.20

Migrants: 972 died, say researchers

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By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.05.20

Surveys bare deep distress

Two recent surveys have found large-scale livelihood distress in rural and urban areas, with families forced to reduce meals, sell their rabi crop and livestock cheap, and borrow from private moneylen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.11.18

GDP and jobs not good at tango

Job creation has not only failed to keep pace with the country’s GDP growth over the decades, a higher GDP growth rate has often been accompanied by a slowing job growth, a recent report says.The St...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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