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  • A model in Rahul Mishra’s creation.
    Sep 21, 2020 22:37 IST
    Couture weeks around the world establish the supremacy of the digital format as extraordinary presentations enliven the screen. ...read more
    Sunil Sethi
    Sunil Sethi
  • These reforms were similar to the 1991 moment for the wider economy and were hailed as such by leading experts
    Sep 21, 2020 20:27 IST
    The legislations will give options of new markets, attract private investments to build infrastructure, help in better price discovery, enable information dissemination mechanism, and provide future price assurance to the farmers...read more
    Gopal Krishna Agarwal
    Gopal Krishna Agarwal
  • There have been no checks or balances, and it is too late to stop the spread of these technologies. The genie is out of the bottle. The only solution, now, is to accelerate the good side of these technologies and build defences
    Sep 21, 2020 21:17 IST
    Sars-CoV-2 may not have been intentionally engineered, but the world stares at a crisis...read more
    Vivek Wadhwa
    Vivek Wadhwa
  • The soul of India lives in her villages, as was declared by the Mahatma. So, when laws are passed affecting the underlying substratum of agrarian life, there is bound to be turmoil. While legally permissible, the fact that the government first tried to sneak in these laws through ordinances as opposed to a properly debated legislation weakened confidence in them.
    Sep 21, 2020 21:17 IST
    GUEST COLUMN Saying that the state can no longer impose a market fee on trade conducted in its own physical space is nothing short of a territorial invasion through legislative action. A veritable Trojan Act....read more
    Atul Nanda
    Atul Nanda
  • Now, as a second tragedy unfolds, the only way forward is through proactive decision-making, inspections and administrative will
    Sep 21, 2020 21:17 IST
    Let the Bhiwandi building collapse be a grave reminder to states to prioritise proper urban planning...read more
  • History is littered with examples of what happens when scientific process is victim to public anticipation and political pressure.
    Sep 21, 2020 21:17 IST
    Insulate it from political ambition, nationalist bravado and geopolitics. Let scientists decide...read more
  • Vaccines alone are the safest way to achieve herd immunity. Until then, wear masks, ensure social distancing
    Sep 21, 2020 18:44 IST
    There are five key takeaways from the immunology-focused studies that deserve mention. The data generated has been helpful in forecasting the outcome of the disease, and developing effective strategies to control Covid-19...read more
    NK Mehra
    NK Mehra