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  • SHE SAID WHAT? Is she complaining, or asking for help. Is he sulking or hurt? We’re all using the same words, but it’s crucial to know what they mean.
    Sep 25, 2020 20:17 IST
    Given how differently men and women communicate, it’s crucial to read between the lines, with kindness and empathy. ...read more
    Simran Mangharam
    Simran Mangharam
  • Neither the Opposition nor the ruling coalition seems to have understood the extent of frustration and anger over job losses, agrarian distress, and spiraling cases of Covid-19
    Sep 25, 2020 19:30 IST
    Covid-19, unemployment, migrants, floods and agrarian distress will dominate these polls...read more
  • Biden has promised that relations with India will get “high priority” and has bashed India’s regional adversaries — China and Pakistan — to burnish his credentials as the better custodian of ties with New Delhi.
    Sep 25, 2020 19:30 IST
    Its latest poll tells a most consequential story, but one that has received little attention: Indian-Americans don’t actually care much about US policy for South Asia....read more
    Yashwant Raj
    Yashwant Raj
  • All these highly-visible developments now set the stage for the next wave of innovations, which promise to catapult India into the league of the most developed nations
    Sep 25, 2020 19:06 IST
    From bringing in self-reliance ranging from indelible ink to the fight against Covid-19, CSIR has played a vital role and shall do so in any future pandemic or calamity that India faces....read more
    Shekhar C Mande
    Shekhar C Mande
  • Even something as basic and innocuous as the wearing of masks in public places has witnessed strong differences of opinion. Initially, even the medical fraternity believed that masks offered no additional benefits but since then this has changed with the advance of the virus
    Sep 25, 2020 19:30 IST
    Since the Black Death of the 1300s, science has evolved greatly. Instead of focusing on unverified claims, focus on science. This is the only way ...read more
    Swapan Dasgupta
    Swapan Dasgupta
  • Sangam’s classic love triangle, with Rajendra Kumar, Vyjayanthimala and Raj Kapoor (his accordion ever-present), plays out at a posh party, to Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega. Note that the guests are merely spectators — props for the show within the show.
    Sep 25, 2020 15:57 IST
    A performance, a piano, a crowd standing still. Why was the party song such a fixture of Hindi cinema in decades past?...read more
  • The worst thing that can happen to both sets of reforms (tax as well as labour) is to review their success in the immediate context of the Indian economy’s recovery from the impact of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic
    Sep 25, 2020 05:44 IST
    The new labour regime will boost industry’s competitiveness. But this will take time...read more