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Opinion  /  Published 05.08.20

An epiphany: India's informal sector

In a recent conversation with Rahul Gandhi, the Nobel laureate, Muhammad Yunus, stressed the importance of recognizing informal sector workers and giving them greater privileges and rights. Many of th...
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Opinion  /  Published 05.08.20

Bells toll: A temple of fraternity?

In his address on the occasion of the bhoomi pujan at the soon-to-be-built Ram temple in Ayodhya, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, made an important point. The edifice, Mr Modi said, must ...
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Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Year gone: Kashmir communication collapse

One year is time enough to judge whether a new dawn has come. This was a promise the prime minister made when the Centre revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and statehood, and turned the ...
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Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Breathless: India's worsening air quality

The mandatory wearing of masks in India may now be serving more than the purpose of just warding off the coronavirus infection. This would be a reasonable inference to make in the light of recent data...
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Opinion  /  Published 03.08.20

Inner voices: The Congress in turmoil

A churn need not yield nectar; it can dredge up toxic truths. The rumblings within the Congress seem to bear testimony to this hypothesis. A meeting of the Congress’s Rajya Sabha members called ...
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Opinion  /  Published 03.08.20

First stone: Ram's triumphant temple

Will he or will he not? Will the prime minister lay the foundation stone of the Ram Mandir at the site of the demolished Babri Masjid or will he also perform the bhoomi pujan? This unresolved iss...
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Opinion  /  Published 02.08.20

Hollow cheer: Who's saving the tiger?

The Union environment minister, Prakash Javadekar, said recently that tigers are India’s soft power as the country has 70 per cent of the global population of the big cats. The statement would h...
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Opinion  /  Published 02.08.20

Fine print: The National Education Policy

Radical changes were needed to shake up India’s moribund education system. The National Education Policy, which has now received cabinet approval, claims to have done exactly that. It proposes t...
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Opinion  /  Published 01.08.20

Having writ, moves on

People take handwriting for granted. If they are not calligraphers, that is. Only schools are serious about it — or were till some years ago — with classes dedicated to handwriting practic...
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Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

A rare symphony: Sound of silence

Each day begins with a raga. The melody is composed of distinct, mellifluous notes: bird-calls —avians have not deserted cities completely — the sound of the breeze or, during monsoon...
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