Nobody questions the sovereign decision-making powers of the government. But firmness of conviction is not synonymous with obstinacy of power
10 Sep 2020
However, as the government is back to business, there will naturally be criticism and divergent political responses over decisions.
05 Aug 2020
Economic recovery and ease of doing business should not sound the death knell for the necessary checks and balances in the system
16 Jul 2020
The question is not what the stimulus package addresses but what it chooses to ignore. The state ought to have first reached out to the most vulnerable
19 Jun 2020
The stimulus follows textbook dictums on liberalisation and privatisation, while striking an unusual note on self-reliance, normally anathema to apostles of globalisation
27 May 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has challenged the dominant ideology and premises of economic growth in several countries across the world
23 Apr 2020
A professional police force has to distinguish itself by its commitment to the rule of law, standard procedures and democratic rights
16 Mar 2020
While tough laws are needed to protect society, the lack of alacrity in administering welfare programmes makes the harshness glaring
30 Jan 2020
The joy of living has been eclipsed for the past few months by an abiding sense of fear, anger, frustration and shame
02 Jan 2020
Short-term financial exigencies should not be the Centre’s sole reason for disinvestment in core sectors like petroleum.
06 Dec 2019
Political parties conveniently forgot to address five major issues during the election campaign, writes K Jayakumar.
22 May 2019
After the devastating floods, the daunting task of rehabilitation remains. How should the state government go about it?
05 Sep 2018
The social and economic justice that Dalits and tribals should’ve got long ago have still not reached them as facts show
18 Apr 2018