Friday, November 15, 2019
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SC ruling on RTI Act

Agreeing to public scrutiny a laudable step

Gaps in HP schools

State has the potential to overcome the odds

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Stalker strikes

Haryana’s crime rate a blot on achievements by girls


Maharashtra mess

Hasty imposition of President’s rule unacceptable

Editorials, last 7 days...
India holds its own

India holds its own

by Devinder Sharma

PM Modi’s assertion of fairness and balance to join RCEP is legitimate

Khaki vs black coat clash tarnishes both

Khaki vs black coat clash tarnishes both

by Sankar Sen

Incidents of police bashing, lack of support and concern create the feeling of being a ‘pariah’ among the Men in Khaki who feel that in critical situations, nobody will stand by them and that they have to fend for themselves. They have to stand or fall together. This creates a wrong sense of organisational solidarity.

Civil servants who made a visible difference

Civil servants who made a visible difference

by Amitabha Bhattacharya

Eminent civil servants — TN Seshan, PS Krishnan, S Ramesh and IMG Khan — passed away last week. All these four men joined the civil services inspired by an ideal. They came from diverse backgrounds, differing in temperament and personality. And all of them enriched the tapestry of our administrative system in the highest traditions of service.

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Beyond RCEP, India needs to push trade

by Sushma Ramachandran

For India, the way forward now is not to withdraw from the process of entering into FTAs. Instead, it needs to speed up such agreements with countries with which it has a trade surplus, like the US and the European Union. There needs to be a proactive approach to trade agreements because the country cannot afford to be excluded from trade pacts which can provide great benefits in the long run.


Nehruvian modernity and our times

by Avijit Pathak

In Nehru’s celebration of science, there was a spirit of wonder, an urge to sharpen critical consciousness and the faculty of reason. These days, the liberating potential of science has been replaced by an infatuation with technocracy. There is the celebration of purely instrumental rationality which promotes interests of the profit-oriented corporate culture. With ‘techno-miracles,’ science seems to have been hijacked by the market.

Comment, last 7 days...
Old names... feel like old times

Old names... feel like old times

What’s in a name? A lot if you are in India.

Old names... feel like old times

What’s in a name? A lot if you are in India.

Thought for the day

That foreign trade should be fair rather than free. — Lyn Nofziger

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This day, that year

Lahore, Saturday, November 15, 1919

The Way Out