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Set the record straight

When we are fighting one of the deadliest viruses, nations must act responsibly. It’s time to scrutinise every Western media report that has run down India for its handling of the crisis Novelist and activist Arundhati Roy told Deutsche Welle

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No marital bliss

Post-lockdown, there is a spiral in divorce pleas across cities affected by the virus Man is a social animal and cannot live in isolation for too long. But the reverse is also true and co-existence 24X7 has not been an

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Smooth sail for women

Supreme Court grants permanent commission to women officers in the Navy In its continuing effort to foster gender neutrality in the Indian defence forces, the Supreme Court granted permanent commission to women officers serving in the Indian Navy, just a month after

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Trump-Modi partnership – Misplaced enthusiasm?

We should focus on the inked papers, determinants and agreements that fructify or don’t, pursuant to Trump’s visit and not on ‘walls’ which are of little consequence in policy Walls” and the US President Donald Trump seem to have some sticky fixation

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Unions allow students to let off steam

Clandestine extremist groups have been operating on Pakistani campuses in the vacuum created by the absence of unions The ‘Students Solidarity March’ on November 29 seems to have ruffled some feathers. It was being thought and even hoped by some

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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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