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Opinion  /  Published 29.03.22

Letters to the Editor: The fate of astrology was sealed with daily horoscopes in newspapers

Written in the stars Sir — It was only in the 17th century that astrology and astronomy became two distinct fields of study. Many great thinkers and scientists, including Galileo Galilei, were ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.22

Track changes: fast courts

In India, few useful ideas work out as envisioned. Fast-track courts, introduced in 2000 and growing in number, were meant to lighten the burden of cases in district and subordinate courts. Yet in Dec...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

New lesson: education

Mysteries, like wonders, never cease. A few months after the National Education Policy, 2020 was announced with drumrolls celebrating its steps towards an inclusive, excellent, world-attracting educat...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 05.01.22

Lessons taught by white elephants

Two decisions by the Union government have far-reaching policy consequences: the privatization of Air India and the corporatization of the Ordnance Factory Board. The sale of Air India is the first su...
By Gautam Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.21

Letters to the Editor: Local flavours are gradually fading into oblivion

Local flavours Sir — Perhaps the best way to understand a culture is through its food. Recently, Google Doodle celebrated the introduction of the art of making Neapolitan pizza — no other...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 05.12.21

Baghel's rebuttal to Didi's swipe

Days after Mamata Banerjee's "no UPA" jibe, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday attacked the TMC chief, saying she must clarify whether she wants to make TMC the main Op...
By Asim Kamal in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.21

Letters to the Editor: Why 'alter ego' robots spell danger

Home alone Sir — It was speculated that the rise of the machines would wipe out man. That fear increasingly seems misplaced. But there is another very real threat that must be considered. Japan...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.21

Disharmony: Opp unity

The end seems clear. But the same cannot be said of the means. Mamata Banerjee has declared that she wants to build a strong alternative to fight an authoritarian Bharatiya Janata Party. But it is her...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 02.12.21

Pawar cautious, Didi eyes UPA space

Neither Pawar nor any other Opposition leader has so far indicated any eagerness to chart a separate course by snapping ties with the Congress.  Through the day – first during a meeting wi...
By Sanjay K. Jha, Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.21

Corporate India reflects social inequities

Many American multinational corporations have adopted an ambitious racial justice and inclusion programme. In 2020, Apple filled 43 per cent of open leadership roles and 29 per cent of research and de...
By Ashish Khetan


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