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Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Terrific panic, unthinking nonchalance

The author is professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, and has been working as a volunteer for a rural development NGO for the last 30 years ...
By Samantak Das in

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Drying ink

Newspapers have been accused of many things before, but never of being a potential virus carrier. As Covid-19 unleashed itself across the globe, dailies turned untouchable last month shortly after the...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.20

Closed minds, and protests

On May 25, in Minneapolis, an African-American arrestee, George Floyd, was choked to death by a white police officer pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck. The whole of America erupted in prote...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.20

Nobel laurels for the world's prized minds

Winning the Nobel Prize has been the epitome of intellectual achievement for over a century. Those who win it go to Stockholm to receive it from the king of Sweden (unless they have won the peace priz...
By Ashok V. Desai in

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

And over Or: Between science and faith

The author teaches philosophy at the Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati ...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

Silence is grey: Press freedom under siege

Democracy is not just about ‘being’ a system and how a nation is organized. It is much more about it ‘becoming’ inclusive and accountable to those who constitute the nation. On...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

A road less travelled

Military historians know Balakot as the place where the armies of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Syed Ahmad Barelvi fought a major battle in May 1831. The aam aadmi knows Balakot as the place whe...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Pinch for punch: App ban to counter attack

Those who live by the sword don’t always die by the sword; they are able to hold on, for a time, with the pretence of a sword. It is when that pretence is no longer sustainable that they perish....
By Sankarshan Thakur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Loosening grip of the government in Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan made international headlines last week but for all the wrong reasons. Khan made a surprise appearance in the National Assembly on Thursday to defend his government’s ov...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Shifting lives in the mangroves

Since 2007, the Bay of Bengal basin has seen at least 15 major cyclones, including Sidr in 2007, Aila in 2009, Phailin in 2013, Hudhud in 2014, Bulbul in 2019 and Amphan this year. Amphan made landfal...
By Megnaa Mehtta & Debjani Bhattacharyya in


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