Tag "Editorial Opinion"

Know the Nation

Photography for me is about darshan. In photography today, I see the art of tomorrow. It is something very unique for us,” ace lensman Raghu Rai had said when I met him in 1990. Over 38 years, the colossus of

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Quota bomb

The new Bill has opened a Pandora’s box. Can the Opposition wrest the pre-poll narrative from the BJP yet? Clearly, the Opposition has been stumped by the BJP’s googly in the form of the quota Bill for economically weaker classes, which is

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Lameduck CBI

Everybody has a takeaway from the Supreme Court ruling reinstating agency chief Alok Verma The Supreme Court’s reinstatement of CBI director Alok Verma is a mixed bag and not quite the rap on the knuckles of the government as is being

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A toast to Test

Winning a series in Australia is not just about making history but about shaping the future of the Indian sporting mind After independence, this was India’s first real liberating moment in cricketing history when the tame rain-fed draw of the

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Neutralizing China’s Over Love and Other Policies: How Does it Make Sense?

President Ram Nath Kovind may have sought to deepen our civilisational links and hoped to build on a shared anti-colonial narrative with Myanmar during his visit to that country but semantics cannot paper over the fact that our neighbour has

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Parliament pandemonium

When the 16th Lok Sabha was sworn in under just five years ago, the India electorate had delivered a stunning majority to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Opposition parties were shattered with the principal one, the Indian National Congress, reduced to just

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Organisational Growth: What Factors Can Increase the Pace and Impact?

Leadership topics have gained interest for hundreds of years now — from the early Greek philosophers, such as Plato and Socrates, to a plethora of management and behavioural experts — all have discussed them threadbare. Seldom, however, has the need

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Have a little faith

The legion of Ayyappa seekers would just grow stronger with women. Without them, his aura gets reduced to a cult obsession   One wonders if the two women in their early 40s, walking into the Sabarimala shrine in the wee hours of Wednesday

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A man-made disaster

Mother nature punished humanity in India hard this year with devastating floods in Kerala and Manipur. But humans continue to treat the planet with contempt The devastating floods that ravaged central Kerala earlier this year reminded all of India about the

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#MeToo in India: A Reckoning

Exactly a year ago, an annual rundown of trends had found a low hit for the #MeToo hashtag in India, the density confined largely to the Western world. As Hollywood women, who had been abused by producer Harvey Weinstein, decided

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