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Dignity of labour should not be undermined by the argument of meritocracy

We categorise institutions of higher education and rank them, creating an elite class ranked according to their college and degrees, writes Col KL Viswanathan.

YourTurn/SubscriberWrites: Nanak Shah Faqir’s teachings are the pivot of an egalitarian religion

Deriding the caste system he started the system of community kitchen or langar where everyone broke bread together irrespective of their background, writes Col HP Singh.

YourTurn/SubscriberWrites: EWS quota in India reflects an attempt to provide equality

Equality of opportunity is banal rhetoric in absence of fairness and coterminous ‘equality of outcome’, writes Ranvijay Upadhyay

SubscriberWrites: Banks are turning profitable and report high valuations because of economic contraction

The economic crisis post-Covid has proven profitable for certain business ventures and might create newer investment opportunities, writes Bhavya

SubscriberWrites: War and Peace are not exclusive. History is proof of its continuance

It would be wrong to believe that the world experienced universal peace at any time in the past, writes Col KL Viswanathan.

Hijab Protests in Iran show that the old guards cannot have unilateral say in every matter

Khamenei’s submissive speech illustrates that for the first time hijab may become negotiable, if not entirely abandoned, writes Prabhat Jawla.

Reservations do not help further the cause of higher education in India

At times discussions need to be politically incorrect to reflect the true picture and help the Nation and society to progress and prosper, writes Col KL Viswanathan.

Personal baggage needs to be discarded to move ahead in life

What you can truly leave behind is the love, kindness, affection, goodwill, generosity, and the lasting memories as an individual during your short stay on earth, writes Vaidyanathan Subramanian.

India can help end the Russia-Ukraine war. Not being part of EU may be key

Modi who can bring Putin and Zelenskyy on the same table, writes Ashish Agnihotri.

India’s inflation rate in August spiked to 7% but you need not worry just yet

CPI rates might be helpful in making macroeconomic policy decisions but they are of lesser consequence for individuals, writes Aniruddha Kalley.

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.