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Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Opinion  /  Published 03.12.21

Letters to the Editor: New Zealand's women politicians are showing the way

Inspiration on wheels Sir — Women in the 21st century are still told that they cannot have both a career and a family. But women politicians in New Zealand are disproving such statements by sho...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.21

Cakes and ginger ale may not always taste same

Yet now, as 2021 moves towards autumn, Blyton’s popularity may be put to new tests. Adults calling her out for inappropriateness or mediocrity had not mattered too much, but will today’s c...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

India  /  Published 13.07.21

Bhopal: Extra pension for widows

The Madhya Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday decided to provide an additional pension of Rs 1,000 per month to widows of the Bhopal gas tragedy victims, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra said. "This ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhopal

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Doomsday is here: Eco-calamities ravaging India

In May, styrene, a gas which affects the central nervous system and can even cause cancer, leaked from a factory in Visakhapatnam. Eleven people died while hundreds had to be evacuated in the wee hour...
By Tiasa Adhya

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.20

Speaking memory

Two recent events triggered this essay. On May 7, 2020, a polymer plant at Visakhapatnam that had been shut for a while had a gas leak, which claimed the lives of 12 people. A similar gas leak occurre...
By Shiv Visvanathan

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.20

Apocalypse now

Sir — Following pestilence and floods — parts of Bengal and Assam have been submerged since Cyclone Amphan struck — infestation has now arrived in India to exacerbate the apocalyptic conditions....
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

Memory helps us pluralise identity

Ian Hacking, the Canadian historian of science, once claimed that governance and the control of regimes went through three phases. The first phase, which literally began with modernity, was about the ...
By Shiv Visvanathan


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