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editorials

  • Nov 20, 2018 18:14
    Given their respective short-term interests, it is unlikely the RBI and the finance ministry will ever be on the same page (although it would definitely help if they are in the same chapter, even book) read more
  • Nov 21, 2018 08:15
    Even before he assumed office, President Solih had spoken of an “India first” policy, a significant shift away from his predecessor Abdulla Yameen’s tight embrace of China read more
  • Nov 19, 2018 19:58
    Arms deals are also notoriously complex, but, fortunately, well documented. Thus, the process followed in deals of various sizes and hues (and with countries and companies) is easily available. This is important because the lack of knowledge itself could... read more
  • Nov 19, 2018 20:01
    This climate impact on agriculture is a cause for worry: the sector accounts for a large share in gross domestic product (16%) and employment (49%). Poor agricultural performance can lead to high inflation, rural distress, and political restiveness,... read more
  • Nov 19, 2018 12:27
    Granting reservations to the Marathas in Maharashtra might also catalyse similar agitations by the Jats and Patidars in BJP ruled states, such as Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat. How other communities react to the policy within Maharashtra is another... read more
  • Nov 19, 2018 12:26
    A day after she announced that she had her cabinet’s backing for a draft agreement negotiated with the European Union for Brexit in March next year, Ms May was struggling to save the controversial deal read more
  • Nov 16, 2018 15:07
    We’re not especially worried about this one, however. A tireless machine that can read text that has been fed into its systems (almost) as well as a human being is one thing, but it most certainly is not journalism read more
  • Nov 15, 2018 19:13
    It has often been suggested that perks and privileges be tied to work as in the corporate sector. This may help things but it would also help if parties also put pressure on their MLAs to do their job if for nothing but to increase the prospects of ... read more
  • Nov 16, 2018 11:36
    Like all true artists, Krishna has, in his art, strived to dissolve boundaries, make his genre more inclusive, and forge something new out of what exists. The attack on him is much more than an attack on freedom of speech or dissent. read more
  • Nov 15, 2018 13:19
    The country must set up a robust mechanism to protect its natural resource. In an age of climate variability, such lack of preparedness can put India’s forest wealth at a huge risk read more
  • Nov 14, 2018 17:42
    South East Asian nations are looking at India to take on a greater role in the grouping read more
  • Nov 13, 2018 17:58
    Improving surveillance systems to monitor changing trends across states for quick policy interventions and using innovations to strengthen primary health centres and training general physicians for early diagnosis will improve disease management to lower... read more
  • Nov 13, 2018 17:57
    Transporting goods along the waterway is far cheaper than on road or rail. But the river Ganga’s health may be put under further stress too read more
  • Nov 13, 2018 14:23
    While it is inevitable that Indians — and Indian politicians — will continue to tap these technologies, all stakeholders must exercise far more caution and institute more correctives than they have so far read more
  • Nov 12, 2018 17:34
    New Delhi must help the island nation to strengthen its democratic institutions read more
  • Nov 12, 2018 12:09
    Efforts to replace chemicals with less harmful ones like hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have begun to pay off read more