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Sep 21, 2020-Monday
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  • The discussion in the House was rushed — since the government wants to push through a range of other legislations in quick time, before the session is brought to an early end on Wednesday
    Sep 20, 2020 19:42 IST
    The Opposition was wrong too — in being disruptive, creating a din, tearing documents, and creating a difficult situation for the presiding officer, perhaps indicating that it too was not confident of the numbers....read more
  • India is at the cusp of a new frontier in agriculture growth and development — one that farmers, businesses, government and consumers will build together.
    Sep 20, 2020 18:56 IST
    Reforms will help farmers, ensure self-sufficiency, and cement India’s position in the global market...read more
    Rajnath Singh
    Rajnath Singh
  • From an Indian perspective, this comes when Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, is displaying more of an internationalist orientation than our leaders have exhibited since the end of the Cold War.
    Sep 21, 2020 06:16 IST
    For India, the principal utility of the session is the opportunity to articulate the why, what, when and how of our conception of “Reformed Multilateralism” and work with others on reinvigorating multilateralism. ...read more
    Syed Akbaruddin
    Syed Akbaruddin
  • Members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union block National Highway-44, Kurukshetra, Haryana, September 10, 2020
    Sep 21, 2020 06:17 IST
    India is going through an unprecedented crisis. Tensions along the border with China, the lethal impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the dismal economic situation have raised anxieties and apprehensions. At such a time, agrarian unrest will make things much worse....read more
    Shashi Shekhar
    Shashi Shekhar
  • The Centre’s reluctance to follow green laws and conduct a rigorous project-approval process is not just dangerous for the country’s biodiversity but also endangers the fundamental right of citizens to a clean environment.
    Sep 21, 2020 06:15 IST
    A full NBWL meeting is a necessity because while the committee’s function is to regulate land diversion within protected areas and eco-sensitive zones, a purely project clearance activity, NBWL has the power to deal with policy-level decisions ...read more
  • Today’s bride is more intelligent  and for her wedding is not just about settling down but enjoying every moment of the celebrations.
    Sep 20, 2020 18:22 IST
    Subdued and intellectual is setting the new tone for the “intelligent bride”....read more
    Sunil Sethi
    Sunil Sethi
  • The BJP’s national leadership is clear that it will stick to Nitish Kumar for some more time — not because it trusts him but because it doesn’t want to take the risk of a repeat of the defeat of 2015
    Sep 20, 2020 05:43 IST
    Given the pandemic, the nature of the election, of political competition, and of issues has changed. The outcome will reveal the mood...read more