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Sep 28, 2020-Monday
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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal in Gurdaspur on January 3, 2019.
    Sep 28, 2020 04:53 IST
    Punjab is the key as much to the country’s food security as to its national security imperatives. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance can achieve the twin objective by reaching out to the restive peasantry without standing on prestige. ...read more
    Vinod sharma
    Vinod sharma
  • Landscapes from Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
    Sep 28, 2020 05:12 IST
    Fewer tourists should become the post-pandemic norm, because tourism otherwise forces loss of habitat, a key reason for species decline. ...read more
  • Xi, not known for his environmental concern, will have multiple reasons for the announcement
    Sep 27, 2020 19:09 IST
    There are many devils in the details, including what Beijing defines as carbon neutrality or peak emissions, but this could well be a major turning point in environmental history...read more
  • A prolonged agitation by farmers can impact rabi or winter-sown farm operations, hamper procurement of kharif or summer-sown crops and delay the benefits that should accrue from the reforms themselves
    Sep 27, 2020 19:09 IST
    Reassure farmers; ensure proper regulatory oversight in the wake of reform bills...read more
  • In India, most of the elderly either live with their children, alone with house help or with relatives
    Sep 28, 2020 06:11 IST
    Indian old age homes have been able to protect the elderly against the Covid-19 pandemic despite lacking the resources and professional management...read more
    Jallavi Panchamia and Dileep Mavalankar
    Jallavi Panchamia and Dileep Mavalankar
  • In Pablo Escobar’s death, one cog in the wheel was removed but the problem of drug usage and addiction remained
    Sep 27, 2020 19:06 IST
    It is clear that our TV channels are either incapable of or uninterested in providing a healthy balance of different kinds of news, especially during a crisis of this magnitude. ...read more
    Shashi Shekhar
    Shashi Shekhar
  • This government takes pleasure in silencing the Opposition. Any form of protest is regarded as an affront to the Chair and any dissonance from the Opposition benches is silenced by shutting off the microphone
    Sep 28, 2020 06:12 IST
    There was little debate, the Opposition was ignored, and legislations were rammed through...read more
    Kapil Sibal
    Kapil Sibal