Today in New Delhi, India
Aug 08, 2020-Saturday
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  • If India values its democracy and unity, it must fight for secularism and liberalism. There is no first and second Republic — there is only the original Republic of India, with its progressive values
    Aug 08, 2020 18:17 IST
    The original values of the Constitution— secularism, liberalism and democracy— work together — and have helped sustain national unity. A liberal and secular State cannot but be a democratic State, which deepens national unity. But when there is an attack on one value, the others become more
  • Healthy interpersonal communication, be it with friends or colleagues or relatives, is all about it being both ways.
    Aug 08, 2020 18:10 IST
    Are your parents giving you the stress of bonding with relatives? more
  • Amar Singh showed why one should not judge a book by its cover
    Aug 08, 2020 18:17 IST
    I’ll always remember him as a kind man who went out of his way to help virtual strangers. That’s a quality that can forgive a lot of more
  • Women will then be left to tend the family, and in many cases, the family’s agricultural fields. Here, a concerted effort should be made to give them better tools to deal with agriculture in the form of easy to access loans and technology.
    Aug 08, 2020 18:18 IST
    The central and state governments and the private sector must come up with innovative solutions to make women a real part of the next phase of the growth story. more
  • Gender equality is a proven public good and India’s gender equality dividend alone could be close to a trillion dollars by 2025.
    Aug 08, 2020 18:19 IST
    Governments, businesses and civil society must awaken Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 5 based seven interrelated chakras or energy centres to transform the post- pandemic world into a gender equal one. more
  • The Opposition is either setting itself up as a minor variant of the BJP, or giving up already, or countering new politics with old and rusty instruments. All three methods will fail
    Aug 07, 2020 17:51 IST
    The failure of the Opposition is on display yet again. It needs a new leader, a new language, a new more
  • Ten years after the Right to Education came into force, let us take bold steps to give every child the right to learning
    Aug 07, 2020 18:17 IST
    By calling it the greatest equaliser, and laying out clear learning targets, the National Education Policy does the right thing. Build on it more