THE DANGERS OF AADHAAR-VOTER ID LINKAGE

The plans for Aadhaar-Voter ID linking are back again even though a recent Supreme Court judgment limited Aadhaar to subsidy delivery. The Supreme Court halted the initial linking exercise, called the National Electoral Roll Purification Authentication Programme, in 2015 through an interim

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CORPORATE LIFE-SAVERS AND CARE-GIVERS

The nation lurched from one crisis to another, economy was decimated, businesses were disrupted, and families faced a series of calamities and emergencies due to the Covid pandemic. But growth perked up quite fast in some sectors, and India Inc’s profits zoomed

PUMP UP THE VOLUME

In the summer of 2013, when heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand, triggering devastating flash floods, a group of people in a small village in Mukteshwar district huddled around an FM radio receiver, listening intently to a familiar voice. They had tuned in to

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Drop and Crop

Agriculture anywhere in the world consumes a great deal of water, but Indian agriculture particularly is a water guzzler. Its usage is among the highest in the world. Satellite data and surveys of deep wells by the Central Groundwater Research Board show

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Footballing for good

Football was introduced in India by the British towards the end of the 19th century. The Dalhousie Football Club was the first football club that was established in 1878. Since then, the beautiful game has seen many ups and downs. From being