Monday, August 21, 2017

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Sweat over climate

Drop in agri yields immediate threat from global warming

A new low at Infosys

Narayana Murthy attacks backfire

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The Sharad Yadav show

Difficult task of cobbling opposition unity

Ethics in politics

Creeping immoral practices erode faith in democracy

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Status over substance

Status over substance

by MK Bhadrakumar

Is India missing the point?

Defence Minister as  a force multiplier

Defence Minister as a force multiplier

by Lt Gen Bhopinder Singh (retd)

The post of the Minister of Defence is the singular nodal point for all matters pertaining to the defence forces. Despite internal and external security challenges, India has been consistently bereft of a passionate Minister of Defence, who could effectively address and allay institutional concerns.

Beta padhao, beti bachao

Beta padhao, beti bachao

by Manju Gupta

It is not enough to save a girl at birth and educate her. To make use of her education and to reach her full potential, she will have to leave home. It should be safe for her to do so. This is not possible without teaching boys decent social behaviour.

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Walking the tightrope in China

by Sandeep Dikshit

Amidst the military face-off at Doklam, China invited four Indian journalists for a week to convey its side of the story. Such exchanges, called fam-tours, or familiarisation visits, for foreign opinion makers — including the media and Parliamentarians — are the staple of every government. China has practised sophisticated diplomacy since imperial times and the scheduling of this visit in the middle of a tense standoff conveyed its own message.

Denigrating Nehru

by S Nihal Singh

Sangh Parivar’s aim while approaching 2019

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Be thankful, say thank you

Be thankful, say thank you

by Aadi Vaidya

I WAS born and raised in mid-Himalayas with hills around me, ranging between 1,000-3,000 metres.

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Fiddling with the Constitution

by Ratna Raman

The cross of debt

by Satyawan MalikMusings, last 7 days...

Thought for the day

A bad neighbour will give you a needle but no thread. — Portuguese proverb

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This day, that year

Lahore, Tuesday, August 21, 1917

The Right to Conduct Political Processions.

Railway Passengers' Grievances.