Posts From Opinion Express

The iconic leader no one seems to remember

While LK Advani is out from the poll race, the respect he has garnered cannot be taken away Ironies are an integral part of political power play. And none should know this more closely than Lal Krishna Advani, doyen of

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Indian mainstream media looks at a murky sky

During the last few years, the Indian media is engaged in a game called ‘survival of the fittest’, leading to misleading, hyped and insensitive coverage. The state of affairs must change Last week, while flicking past some news channels, I

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Chasing the shadow of a ghost

While the extradition of Nirav Modi will take time, real justice is possible only when his protectors and bankers are brought to book With just a couple of weeks to go before the general election, the arrest of fugitive diamond

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Water water everywhere not a drop to drink

Water’s narrowing availability, haphazard use and degradation that has been an ongoing concern, is now raising a red flag. What should be done? Water, one of the precious natural resources, is under severe stress in our country. The past few

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Breathing life into brick and mortar

Australian photographer John Gollings’ portrayal of buildings as living, ageless habitats rather than lifeless monuments is something one must not miss. By Chahak Mittal As one entered the pavilion that showcased an array of Australian architectural photographer John Gollings’ works,

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Uttar Pradesh is being fed toxins and not much is being done

A recent research conducted by the Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) has shown the presence of ‘zearalenone’ – a known toxin, in 84 percent of the cereals tested in Uttar Pradesh. Story by Charvee Sharma Zearalenone is a toxin

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The leadership ways of men and women

From the lens of an employee of a bank in The Netherlands, where a constant pressure to work within regulatory deadlines, with a high-powered set up, calls for one to be on their toes, be extremely driven, and sometimes even

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When will India embrace women’s true spirit and potential?

They say the will to dominate doesn’t lend itself to team spirit. Women perhaps have the potential to display greater team spirit, a sine qua non for group sports Say if Saina Nehwal or PV Sindhu is one of the

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Bengal should not be the only one under the lens

The Election Commission should assess the plea to declare Bengal a super-sensitive State based on merit rather than bias Is the whole of Bengal a conflict zone or disturbed area? Is it like militancy-hit Kashmir or a Naxal-infested Chhattisgarh where

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The end of the line for Jet Airways

With serious financial troubles looming over Jet Airways, it might be the end of the line for the quarter-century old carrier A few short months ago, Naresh Goyal, the Chairman of Jet Airways, was proudly celebrating the silver jubilee of

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