INDIA

The changemakers

Young innovators Manav and Swati Subodh are empowering entrepreneurs to undertake social experiments, job creation and meaningful development in their communities One of the dispiriting features of the modern development model is that despite oceans of research and studies, there

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Miffed allies

Slighted by the BJP over seats, the Akali Dal and Dushyant Chautala refuse to contest Delhi polls The allies are proving to be an itch again for the BJP in the run-up to the Delhi Assembly elections and though it

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Decoding the future of jobs

India is facing a unique challenge owing to new job opportunities, reduced employability due to archaic education, changes in the workplace and poor learning capabilities caused by malnutrition Goal 8 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals looks at decent work

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No surprises here

Both the BJP and AAP candidate lists play safe with expected names and reward turncoats With the gong being struck for a three-cornered electoral contest in Delhi, the two top contenders — the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party

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The hand that rocks

Women across the world are challenging the authoritarian politics of the times by leading mass grassroots movements and civil uprisings It is just another Sunday evening in Delhi, the howling cold forcing people indoors for comfort and wrapping up their

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The joys and perils of the gig economy

The nature and quality of jobs generated for women in the freelance workforce need to be examined so that appropriate policy suggestions can be put forward for policymakers to make informed decisions The participation of women in the workforce in

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A crippled campaign

Accessible India intended to take measures to secure the right to an accessible environment for people with disabilities. But it failed The enactment of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 has ensured the domestic transition of the social

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Don’t curb lawful expression

Section 144 of the CrPC cannot be invoked arbitrarily only with an intention to prevent a peaceful demonstration. If so, the same constitutes abuse of power  The curbs imposed in the erstwhile State of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) after the

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Demolition of old deals

If Kerala has to survive as God’s own country, then it has to protect its fragile ecosphere from illegal development The sight of four gigantic residential towers, built across a rich coastal ecosystem in Kochi’s Maradu, crumbling down like a

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Take the bull by the horns

The architecture under which the newly-appointed CDS has been placed and the charter given to him is commendable, provided the system lets him do his work As the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Bipin Rawat has hit the ground running.

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