opinion

EVs are the next big thing

Improved battery technology and concerns over climate change are set to make electric vehicles the dominant force in the automobile space The increased use of Electric Vehicles (EVs) is the first major game-changing revolution sweeping the automobile industry ever since the internal

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No silver bullet

Nothing will change unless public pressure forces a revamp of our policing and judiciary system so that rape probes without interference are feasible and courts are able to dispense justice quickly There is undoubtedly an inevitable sense of déjà vu

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Three men in a boat

The Congress, NCP and Sena aren’t organic partners but they need each other so bad that they might stick While the political developments in Maharashtra may seem to defy existing logic and expectations, they could well be the beginning of politics shape-shifting

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For the sake of law

We need a semblance of order to believe the police is an enforcer. And judiciary is meant to complement that effort For the common citizen, security comes from the rule of law and an assurance of justice when it is

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Innovation at doorstep

From making ink from carbon soot to carpets from plastic to playgrounds using old truck tyres, new India is using technology to turn waste into useful products. SHALINI SAKSENA and MUSBA HASHMI catch up with the entrepreneurs who have made

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‘I am fortunate to play title role’

He is charming and chivalrous and is now ready to play a monster in Zee TV’s new show Haiwan-The Monster. MUSBA HASHMI chats up ANKIT MOHAN to tell you more What is your role? I play Ansh, a caring and

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MODI 2.0: Total lack of direction

The BJP seems to have adapted some of the worst tenets of Right-wingers and foregone some of the better ones. Its very idea of nationalism is flawed The terms “Right-wing” and “Left-wing” are now a recurrent part of our discourse.

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Empowering the Education System

Teachers’ Day is an occasion to not only recall the past but also to analyse present-day positions and think about how tradition could be reinterpreted in modern contexts This year, on Teachers’ Day, everyone would be talking about the Draft

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Enforcement of Plastic Laws remains Extremely Weak

It is unfortunate that even as we have sustainable practices for plastic use, along with laws and regulations in place, enforcement remains extremely weak On World Environment Day 2018, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) brought out an informative publication

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Narrowing Window of Climate Change Denial

The world can no longer afford the luxury of climate change denial. Global temperatures cannot be controlled unless we change the way we produce food and manage our lands On August 1, 2019, tonnes of melting water formed on an

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