Friday, 23 February, 2018

Talk Point

Talk Point: Will Kejriwal’s cameras improve school outcomes or create a...

The year 2017 saw many widely reported crimes committed within school premises. In its bid to ensure the safety of children and improve learning outcomes, the Kejriwal government is installing CCTV cameras in classrooms across government schools. But will this help?

Talk Point: Is it okay for public figures & activists to...

Jignesh Mevani while addressing a press briefing in Chennai singled out a reporter from Republic TV, asking him to leave the briefing. Experts weigh in on the implications of Mevani's demand.

Talk Point: Does the Aziz Ansari incident show that you need...

The question of sexual consent and women’s agency have resurfaced after a woman anonymously called out Aziz Ansari’s sexually aggressive behavior during a date. ThePrint asks experts to weigh in.

Talk Point: How is Pakistan reacting to the Israel-India bromance?

Graphic showing Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in India on a historic, maiden visit and is expected to sign nine commercial agreements. Experts weigh in on how this impacts Pakistan.

Talk Point: Are the checks and balances in the Indian judiciary...

In an unprecedented move, four judges– Justices Chelameswar, Gogoi, Lokur and Joseph- held a press conference. Experts weigh in on what it means.

Talk Point: Is SEBI’s ban on PwC over the Satyam scandal...

On Wednesday, SEBI banned PwC and all its audit firms from auditing any listed company in India for two years, after finding it guilty in the Satyam scam.

Talk Point: Will India ever have a leader with guts to...

A girl preparing for examinations
CBSE board exams put students, parents and teachers under immense pressure. Is it time to do away with the system and consider alternatives instead?

TalkPoint: Does it make sense for India’s private sector to venture...

As the moon-landing proposal of private space start-up TeamIndus hits a new financial roadblock, experts weigh in on the question.

TalkPoint: Did the BCCI’s home series against Sri Lanka hurt the...

Indian batsmen crumbled in the face of South Africa’s lethal bowling attack. Newlands’ bouncy pitches added insult to injury to the team.

TalkPoint: Are the fears over the security of Aadhaar overblown?

A graphic showing a representational image of an Aadhaar card
The latest controversy over Aadhaar details being sold for as little as Rs 500 has once again raised concerns about the safety of information with UIDAI.
Illustration by Peali Dezine on bank privatisation

If Modi wants a real legacy, he must undo Indira Gandhi’s disastrous bank nationalisation

From Jimmy Nagarwala’s Rs 60 lakh from SBI to Nirav Modi’s Rs 11,000 crore-plus from PNB, India has a 47-year record of scams in govt banks. Why do all govts still love them?

Gujarat Elections 2017