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  • Covid-19 has exacerbated inequities. People who have had the most capital have had access to better health care at a time when most public utilities have been overwhelmed. People in white collar jobs have been able to quarantine, isolate and earn while working from home, while others have lost pay and employment as their workplaces shut
    Dec 01, 2020 23:15 IST
    Governments and businesses must chart a path out of this pandemic that minimises inequities....read more
  • As a lower riparian country, India has the right to be worried because dam building on the Brahmaputra by China can have far-reaching impacts on the lives and livelihoods of its people
    Dec 01, 2020 23:15 IST
    India must explore all diplomatic and economic options to bring China to the discussion table. But whatever it does, timing will be key to make the right impact...read more
  • All over India, there are efforts inviting citizens to re-imagine belonging. To make the city their own.
    Dec 01, 2020 23:15 IST
    Citizens now have more opportunities to take active part in building urban resilience...read more
    Rohini Nilekani
    Rohini Nilekani
  • Irrespective of the truth of the case in Bareilly, the state is making a mistake.
    Dec 01, 2020 04:15 IST
    UP should step back from a law that could deepen the Hindu-Muslim divide...read more
  • Excesses of financialisation and financial markets are a real threat to social stability and harmony, not just in India but elsewhere too
    Nov 30, 2020 23:49 IST
    In contrast to the fate of millions of poor people, stock markets have boomed with little tangible benefit...read more
    Praveen Chakravarty
    Praveen Chakravarty
  • India’s development cooperation has been a consolidated effort over several decades, across four key verticals
    Nov 30, 2020 23:25 IST
    In the wake of the trilateral, it is important to examine ways to deepen co-operation between India and its Indian Ocean neighbours...read more
    Urmi Tat
    Urmi Tat
  • Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s decision not to allow Indian forces to cross the Line of Control during the Kargil conflict was another example of political clarity that led to the occupation of a high ground by India that demonstrated that it could balance the application of force with restraint
    Nov 30, 2020 23:25 IST
    As India matures as a democracy and its aspirations to emerge as a leading power gains momentum, all these stakeholders must understand the conduct of war and the utility of force as an instrument of statecraft...read more
    Arjun Subramaniam
    Arjun Subramaniam