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The Rise of India’s Unsung Heroes

February 3, 2022
While a few senior and known legends of India recently refused Centre’s Padma awards and made the annual awards a topic of discussion, others welcomed the lesser-known Indians that made to the list for their consistent service to humankind, nature, art and

Rerun Of An Old Story

January 20, 2022
For quite a few years now, the national cricket team was among the few reasons for Indians to smile, and successive captains worked in sync with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). It was almost as if we had

Climate Holocaust

December 8, 2021
On November 1, 2021 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow that India will achieve the target of net zero emissions by 2070. Seven years earlier, on August 15, 2014, delivering his first

The Dangers Of Aadhaar-Voter ID Linkage

November 12, 2021
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

Full Circle: Yes, No, Yes

September 21, 2021
“Control over the commanding heights of the economy is necessary, particularly in a poor country where it is extremely difficult to mobilise adequate resources for development…,” said Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in a radio broadcast in August 1969. This was a month

Drop and Crop

August 2, 2021
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

Shaken to the Core

June 16, 2021
India had gone into a freeze at this time last year in a bid to arrest the spread of Covid-19. The lockdown was announced with just a few hours’ notice and took people by surprise. It commenced on March 25 and its
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