- The most effective way to reduce the negative impacts of a heatwave is to develop a comprehensive response plan that combines individual strategies into an integrated approach
Published on May 16, 2022 09:20 PM IST
- There are several important takeaways from the Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission, which submitted its final report.
Published on May 16, 2022 09:04 PM IST
- Its difficulty in balancing its role in both inflation management and debt management is rooted in India’s monetary history
Published on May 16, 2022 08:29 PM IST
- IPCC’s caution for the future is visible in India today, where we have seen the record coldest and warmest period in less than five months, with the vulnerable set to lose the most
Published on May 16, 2022 08:06 PM IST
While India contributes way less than the advanced world to the global emissions pie, the decision to reduce climate impacts for its large vulnerable population will have to be the main driver while making energy choices now
Updated on May 16, 2022 05:04 PM IST
Countries could establish a South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation Climate Fund, which could pay for adaptation and mitigation initiatives with a strong focus on innovations, joint R&D, technology transfer, knowledge exchange, and capacity building.
Updated on May 15, 2022 07:41 PM IST
The humanitarian ramifications of the crisis in the island nation must be effectively addressed because it has implications that reach beyond that country’s borders
Updated on May 15, 2022 07:42 PM IST
I have had the opportunity to observe successive PMs. All of them have contributed to India's progress, but I can confidently say that I have never seen such a combination of determination and clarity as I have in Modi
Updated on May 15, 2022 07:43 PM IST
The workforce for future needs to be equipped for rapidly changing digital world, the government needs interventions for regularly updating skilling curricula, regulations to cover new skills and competences, deploying new methods of training delivery
Updated on May 15, 2022 03:26 PM IST
- Two judges of the Delhi High Court split right down the middle in their conception of both the marital relationship and of the role judges play in the constitutional framework.
Published on May 14, 2022 07:53 PM IST
- India may not announce a formal gender inclusive foreign policy soon but given our increasing visibility on the global stage, we can certainly make a difference to the conversation.
Published on May 14, 2022 06:15 PM IST
- The son of the tyrant Ferdinand Marcos — who ruled for two decades — won a landslide victory and has become the new president. This must be one of the strangest things to happen in history and may have lessons for South Asia.
Published on May 14, 2022 06:12 PM IST
The Opposition will do well to look at possible fault lines it can exploit to win back political support rather than hope for economic doomsday which will lead to a mass rebellion.
Updated on May 13, 2022 08:33 PM IST
The WHO may not have covered itself in glory over the handling of the pandemic. But the debate around India’s uncounted deaths is not about arithmetic. It’s about truth-telling. And what we owe as a nation to ourselves. And to the people
Updated on May 13, 2022 05:52 PM IST
By enacting this The Indian Antarctic Bill, India gives itself the moral right to tell the world that its policy towards the earth’s only non-human continent should be: Respectful distance
Updated on May 13, 2022 05:50 PM IST
The National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5), released this past week, finds that when women are subject to sexual violence, husbands are the perpetrators in 82% of the cases. Yet 99.1% of sexual violence goes unreported when the perpetrator is the husband, found a 2018 analysis by Mint
Published on May 13, 2022 05:47 PM IST
According to Kapil Sabil, the lawyer representing the petitioners, there were 800 sedition cases across India and 13,000 people are in jail
Updated on May 12, 2022 11:37 PM IST
Will tablets and technology ignite healthy discussions in an era when attacks are growing increasingly acerbic and personal?
Updated on May 12, 2022 09:28 PM IST
If we attempt to stifle criticism of State institutions, we shall become a police State instead of a democracy and this the founding fathers never expected this country to become
Updated on May 12, 2022 06:36 PM IST
The right to exercise agency over your own body is paramount for all human beings. The right is well recognised in law, whether it be to consent to medical treatment, vaccine mandates, or even the right to travel freely
Updated on May 12, 2022 08:08 PM IST
Power shortage is more a demand side problem aggravated by poor distribution infrastructure in the states. It is unrealistic to expect the remedy from the central government alone
Updated on May 12, 2022 06:40 PM IST
Politically, the Ukraine war has already resulted in divisions in Asia. Japan and Korea are worried about China, and, as perhaps expected, joined the US in condemning Russia
Updated on May 12, 2022 10:45 PM IST
Trade expansion is critical for growth. But, achieving economically meaningful deals will need political will and management of the competing interests of domestic stakeholders
Updated on May 11, 2022 08:40 PM IST
It is clear that social media platforms play an active political role in our public discourse, instead of merely providing dumb and passive technological infrastructure for user interactions
Updated on May 11, 2022 09:18 PM IST
Electrical signaling is a hallmark of neurons in the nervous system. Many kinds of fungi have demonstrated electrical activity with specific patterns in response to changes in light, chemicals, and stresses in the environment
Updated on May 11, 2022 09:25 AM IST
It’s not that there are no vacancies in policing — the national average hovers around 21.4 % — but the usual practice is to limit the intake to no more than one-third women
Updated on May 11, 2022 09:33 AM IST
Beyond economics, two fault lines will constitute the political subtext of the electoral campaign — race and gender. For the Democrats, the first poses a challenge, the second an opportunity
Updated on May 11, 2022 09:34 AM IST
It is heartening to see individual cities such as Mumbai or Surat coming out with their own climate action plans. However, more action is required at federal and state levels
Updated on May 11, 2022 09:10 AM IST
The objective should be to proactively set the agenda on important national questions and issues touching the people. In the post-truth age, a party desirous of being the alternative cannot let public opinion go wayward on matters requiring an informed discourse
Updated on May 11, 2022 09:34 AM IST