Posts From Opinion Express

One day in monsoon

Theatre director Prateek Kumar recreates the iconic Ashadh Ka Ek Din while adding his own interpretation to it. By Sakshi Sharma How often have you felt the rains and their tiny droplets beneath the grey sky? They bring a melancholic

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Mamata’s Political comeback

The EVM, black money charges may look facile but TMC is cleverly pitching for another polarised debate One doesn’t know if election strategist Prashant Kishore’s expertise played a role or not but given Trinanool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee’s first

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Urgent need to revitalise health system

Low spending on healthcare and poor yet expensive care services are some of the reasons why India has been risking its economic growth. We need to revitalise our public health system Universal health coverage (UHC), which aims to ensure that

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Ball in Pakistan court over Jadhav case

In all matters of substance, the ICJ ruled in favour of India. As much as it brought relief, concerns regarding Jadhav’s release remain as the ball is now in Pak’s court Faced with the near unanimous verdict of the International

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India’s commitment to space

What better way to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing than to send a probe to Earth’s satellite? As the mighty GSLV rocket powered away from India’s Coromandel coast, it quickly got obscured by the clouds just

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Need a Change in plan

Asking the super-rich to pay a little extra is a modest step in reducing inequalities. Instead, the Government must work towards bringing such citizens under a tax net In the Union Budget 2019-20 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on

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Can Trump be defeated?

As the campaign for the US presidential elections, slated for November 2020, heats up, can the man be defeated? Much newsprint has been wasted by commentators doubting US President Donald Trump’s intelligence or his methods, particularly his single-minded determination to

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Anganwadi centres for small district women

Women in a small district of Maharashtra have found a refuge in the anganwadi centres where they discuss the health and problems of children, says Darshna Dawda Every week, on an appointed day, a steady stream of women with children

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Change in mindset about birds

The bird has been rescued from the brink of extinction. Yashna Shetty talks to the experts to understand how the mission is bringing about an improvement in their population as well as a change in mindsets From far, it looks

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Connection between education and employment

A technological change demands stronger and continuous connection between education and employment. And that is the reason people should strive to learn more to improve the meaning of their existence, says Pankaj Kumar Singh It is said that life is

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