Op Ed
Opinion  /  Published 10.05.21

Editorial: Covid generation

While the devastation wrought by the pandemic in India has been unprecedented, young children have mercifully accounted for only a small percentage of Covid-19 infections. This, however, does not mean...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.21

A fine balance

Agriculture and education are two unique and enduring achievements of human beings. The former nourishes our bodies, the latter our minds; these are two essential aspects of human existence. While agr...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.21

Rajpath: Vandals at the Gate

By Mukul Kesavan in

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.21

The Election Commission and Indian democracy

Watching television on election day is unnerving for senior citizens, because of the cacophony of shrieking voices and the maniacal jumping around on screen of all sorts of numbers and images. Therefo...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.21

Profiteering from people’s distress

The Narendra Modi government’s ineptitude (or call it complicity with monopolists’ extortions) knows no limits. In the midst of a terrible pandemic when there is a shortage of vaccines, th...
By Prabhat Patnaik in


Opinion  /  Published 06.05.21

International realities and fight against Covid

India is reeling under one of the most serious public health challenges in the post-Independence era. The immediate crisis has a strong internal dimension and this fact cannot be overemphasized. One n...
By Luv Puri in

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.21

Torn between the professional and personal

By Nicholas Kristof in

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.21

Artist needs no monument to be remembered

On a day almost lost now in the mists of time, I started going to college. One of the memories of that first, disorienting day is my startled amusement at a two-syllable word meaning, approximately, &...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.21

Shared suffering: Pakistan feels India’s pain

Every Indian that I follow on Twitter has been tweeting about the Covid-19 crisis in recent weeks. All we can see on our timelines are tweets asking for oxygen supply, for information regarding hospit...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.21

Two alternative visions of Bengal

The long-drawn assembly election in West Bengal is finally drawing to a close. Following the eighth round of voting on April 29, there will be a bout of patient waiting, not to mention feverish specul...
By Swapan Dasgupta in


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