Sunday, December 4, 2022
Time running out for a course correction in the vaccination process
  The government has started organising vaccination campaigns in both urban and rural areas with the right earnest. However, registration and slot booking is done through the Cowin app do not suit a country of India’s...
Interfaith bonhomie with Covid playing cupid in its own way
  At a time when social distancing to ward off the deadly coronavirus has become a norm, the two major religious groups in the country, Hindu and Muslim, have a reason to come closer to each....
  The times we live in have are witness to drastic change in the concept of an ideal job. Our beliefs around an ideal career too have changed drastically. We seem to have been suddenly teleported...
Assembly polls punch holes in BJP citadel
  Elections in four states and a Union territory at a time when the people in the country were dying in hundreds due to the second wave of corona pandemic not only was reflected the arrogance...
farmers protest
  The complete shutdown witnessed on March 26 in the wake of nation-wide bandh called by farmers’ union reflects the deep agony agriculturists in the country are going through. The bandh call was given to mark...
Kashmir, Article 370 removal
  Over four-and-a-half years ago on a visit to Srinagar when Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was running the government in coalition with the BJP, I said to a student audience at Kashmir University's media studies department...
Time to accept LGBTQA and facilitate its joining of the national mainstream
The first thing that comes to mind when we hear the phrase “Gay Pride” as millennials and Gen-Z is streets filled with people throwing glittering confetti holding aloft flags and banners representing their respective sexual...
things move in Bihar only when high court intervenes
  Like the rest of the country the healthcare scenario in Bihar in the wake of coronavirus outbreak is grim. If on the one hand the unprecedented surge in the epidemic is taking a heavy toll...
Political violence in West Bengal a fait accompli
From unprecedented post-poll violence to judges recusing themselves from hearing the Trinamool Congress’ (TMC) cases, the story of West Bengal appears to be a power game with all the trappings of brute force and domination....
When chips were down, courts rise to redeem lost glory, instil faith in democracy
As the Covid19 struck India hard with vengeance in its second wave we were witness to a phenomenon where democracy was put to test with many institutions failing in their calling. At a time when...