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Dec 05, 2016
Heart of Asia realignments: India-Afghanistan in open courtship as Russia falls by waysideAs the sixth edition of the annual Heart of Asia Conference came to a close on Sunday, between the comments and declarations, the narrative and the counter-narrative, lay the contours of a new, deviatory foreign policy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Aug 10, 2016
Kerala churches shun what they preach, deny compensation to priests, nunsA 45-year-old nun was given dispensation without a penny after she decided to give up her robes following harassment from her superiors at the convent. Sister Mary Sebastian, who works as a teacher in a Church-run higher secondary school at Pala in Kottayam district, is determined to fight it out.
Jun 06, 2016
Red alert: Why we need to act now to counter the challenges of climate changeThe science of climate change is complex and to tackle this, we need a paradigm shift at a personal level. But are we as humans contributing enough to counter the challenges the crisis has put forth?
May 29, 2016
Modi govt's two-year jamboree was an extravaganza that could've been avoidedWas a big PR event to show off to the world that the NDA government is doing the job it is supposed to do or to justify its massive 2014 mandate necessary?
May 29, 2016
Dissenting Diagnosis: How corporatisation in medical sector leads to exploitation of patients’ rightsThe book Dissenting Diagnosis calmly reveals the terrifying exploitation of patients in India by corrupt doctors prioritizing money over patient health. Here are some of the alarming ways in which women are exploited by medical practitioners.
May 21, 2016
Ripples of climate change: Why India should worry about heatwave conditionsThe heatwave conditions in India will be “serious” before monsoon hits various parts of the country, said the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), as global temperature records were smashed yet again in April.
Apr 22, 2016
US-EU debate if trade pact's private arbitration system stops nations from legislating in public interestThe Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) clauses in trade agreements, or such private arbitration mechanisms, have seen a “runaway” proliferation in recent decades.
Apr 08, 2016
PDP leaders should take a leaf out of Mufti Sayeed’s book and rein in police excessesThere is a fine line between containing terrorism and fueling fresh militancy. Police atrocities have too often crossed that fine line
Feb 24, 2016
Universities must foster a culture of debate and dissent, writes an IIT Madras profUniversities must foster a culture of debate and dissent. This ought to be the foremost of their goals.
Feb 20, 2016
JNU row went horribly wrong: Truth on sale, slashed prices, two for one, free dollops of deceit and a packet of liesI think it all went horribly wrong with this JNU issue because the possibility of the doctored videos being put out was obscured by the ruckus over the right to speak against the country as opposed to criticising its institutions.