ADVERTISEMENT
ht epaper
  • Wife of a 57-year-old coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim wails as she looks at the body of her husband before he is being taken for the cremation by the members of the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sewa Dal, in New Delhi, India, November 26, 2020.
    Nov 27, 2020 16:32 IST
    In this week’s The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, “I doubt if America will approve the Oxford vaccine any time soon. But we, in India, should give it emergency approval as soon as possible.” Adding, “Let’s just go ahead and beat this damn pandemic.”...read more
  • Corporate-promoted banks won’t be able lend to themselves, but there is a risk of concentration of economic power
    Nov 26, 2020 20:03 IST
    India’s banking history explains this divided response, with many episodes of industry-promoted banks lending to themselves...read more
    Amol Agrawal
    Amol Agrawal
  • The police should be declared a professional organisation where the CEO, here, the director-general of police, has unfettered right over transfers of his field commanders and is held accountable for his actions
    Nov 26, 2020 20:03 IST
    Don’t allow political intervention, restrict use of extreme laws, embark on systemic changes...read more
    Yashovardhan Azad and Arun Chaudhary
    Yashovardhan Azad and Arun Chaudhary
  • The objective of this deepening engagement is not to field ties with Taiwan as a countermeasure to growing animosity with China, but to de-hyphenate India-Taiwan ties from India-China relations
    Nov 26, 2020 21:55 IST
    Taiwan’s growing popularity in India is unprecedented. The Indian government should sense the popular sentiment, and consider a shift in its Taiwan policy...read more
    Sana Hashmi
    Sana Hashmi
  • The 26/11 attacks brought home to both the Indian State and citizens that it could not be business-as-usual anymore
    Nov 26, 2020 20:00 IST
    There is no tolerance for Pakistan-sponsored terrorism. India must not let down its guard ...read more
  • There are only a few sporting icons who become not the product of a generation but the very definition of it
    Nov 26, 2020 19:55 IST
    Maradona almost single-handedly introduced the joy of sport to a larger world audience at the dawn of the era of live television...read more
  • Nov 26, 2020 10:46 IST
    I tried to recollect how I could have got the virus. Was it from colleagues or from a Covid-control meeting or from the hospital rounds?...read more
    Dr Rakesh Kochhar
    Dr Rakesh Kochhar