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Opinion  /  Published 26.07.21

Deeper crisis: Healthcare inequalities

That inequality lies at the root of the ill health of a population is not new; this fact has only been thrown into sharper focus by the Covid-19 pandemic. The findings of the Oxfam report, Inequa...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.21

Thoughtful: Draconian legislations

Draconian legislations are an integral, albeit worrying, feature of the judicial architecture of democracies. This is because in spite of their allegedly overarching reach and the history of patent mi...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.21

In mourning: an Opp MP apologises

Politicians nowadays seldom regard humility as a virtue. Donald Trump could not have eaten humble pie in his worst nightmares. But if he is an extreme case, it is still the rare politician who does no...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.21

Fair games: 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Will the Tokyo Olympics — it began on Friday — witness the breaking of the glass ceiling as well as of records? The International Olympic Committee seems to think so. On Women&rs...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.21

Game on: Opposition unity

Another game, after the one in Bengal in which the Trinamul Congress trounced the Bharatiya Janata Party, is now afoot. This one has the nation — not Bengal — as the turf. In the course of...
By The Editorial Board

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Opinion  /  Published 23.07.21

Tax whip on media houses

These are rather taxing times for the media fraternity. As if thinning revenue streams on account of a faltering economy lashed by the pandemic are not enough, media companies are having to contend wi...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.21

Letters to the editor: Navjot Singh Sidhu becomes Punjab Congress chief, men’s spending patterns cause more emissions than women

Wrong choice Sir — With less than a year to go for the Punjab assembly elections, the Congress has appointed the former minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu, as its state unit chief in spite of reserva...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.21

Civilly solved: Pretrial mediation

Mediation in disputes before going to court is not entirely new in India. Speaking at the India-Singapore Mediation Summit, the chief justice of India, N.V. Ramana, referred to a number of laws relati...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.21

Big brothers: Pegasus snoopgate

Surveillance, real or imagined, is emblematic of both absolute power as well as its corruption. The United States of America and its allies recently accused China of being the patron of a global espio...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.21

Budget woes: Budget private schools

Nearly half of India’s children attend private schools — this fact is central to policy and discourse on education in this country. What, however, is often left unsaid is that nearly 70 pe...
By The Editorial Board


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