opinion

We Can Learn a Lot From Ancient Indians

Here’s what the geologists have to say about the significance of the new geological age, and the Meghalayan Age named after the rock caves in the same state. We owe a lot to the ancient Indians, teaching us how to

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OVERREACHING JUDICIAL ACTIVISM

Is public good adequately served by judicial intervention in diverse issues, sometimes to the extent that it appears the legislature and executive have become superfluous? Public Interest Litigation (PIL) is directly filed by an individual or a group of people when

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Father of Economic Reform

PVR’s contribution to India’s economic reforms is second to none 28 June 2018 marked the 97th birth anniversary of P.v. Narasimha Rao, the former Prime Minister of India, whose term from 1991 to 1996 laid the foundation for the rapidly-growing

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Time to Declare Water as a Human Right in India

It is high time we introduce a Water Bill that treats water as an undeniable human right in India, even as we put emphasis on the need to conserve it. India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its

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Kashmiri Leaders Need to Contribute More to Peace Process

More contribution to the peace process rather than disruptions is what is expected from Kashmiri leaders at the moment. Recent statements of two former Chief Ministers of Jammu & Kashmir are similar in content and tenor and amount to threatening

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Impending Danger

Government plans the right move vis-à-vis the SC/ST Act undermines a sober, reasoned judicial order. In pre-election season, with the Opposition rapidly galvanising itself and harvesting every kind of anxiety among disadvantaged sections and farmers, the ruling BJP is leaving

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Beware!

The RBI has identified and red-flagged inflation as a major issue for the economy. Now’s the time for Government to react. Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has taken the tough

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The Fourth Phase of ‘Haritha Haram’ Drive Begins

The plantation programme “Haritha Haram”, launched by the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, entered it’s fourth phase, when the CM planted saplings in his home constituency Gajwel on Wednesday. State Ministers and elected representatives also participated in similar programmes

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Naya Pakistan: A First Look

Winning the 2019 election is make-or-break for Narendra Modi. But until then, Imran Khan’s focus can be on resurrecting Pakistan, while India finds ways to modify the conditionalities for reconciliations. Imran Khan is expected to be sworn in as the

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What’s up with the NRC Report?

The final draft of the National Registrar of Citizens (NRC) report is a welcome sight, but the thought behind it is confusing many, and hurting those who are left out. The sheer volume of commentary and diversity of opinion on

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