Thursday, 18 August, 2022


SubscriberWrites: Integrating diagnostics into eSanjeevani could transform India’s rural healthcare

The lack of doctors' personal touch causing mistrust among patients during teleconsultation remains a significant concern in rural India, writes Ritubhan Gautam

SubscriberWrites: Professionalism cannot be used as an excuse for denying jobs based on hair colour, tattoos

Organisations should look into aptitude instead of scrutinising for tattoos and hair colours as 'viable' reasons for denying jobs to eligible candidates, writes Aditya Sundaray.

SubscriberWrites: A poem on class-based privilege and how it plagues the country

The composition by Sangeeta Kampani highlights the concept of ‘privilege and how money often becomes the driving force for success instead of talent.

SubscriberWrites: Incentives, whether long or short term, can be lucrative for Indian business to grow

The appropriateness of the incentive amount should be left to those in charge of those managing and governing the business, writes Jyoti Lahiri.

SubscriberWrites: Agnipath is a call for the new. Army can’t be static and frozen in an era of veterans

Polices can’t be formed considering reactions of vested interests and sections of societies, writes Col KL Vishwanathan

SubscriberWrites: Kashmir has always been a contentious issue. We must learn from our errors

History shows how blunders were made by all parties when it comes to Kashmir, writes Saksham Maggo.

SubscriberWrites: Study shows nasal spray may be the key to protection from Covid

Researchers believe that similar preparations providing protection for a longer duration should be explored, writes Dr. Wamika Arun.

SubscriberWrites: Discussions and debates on religion are important, but they need not be only politicised

Being critical of religion and religious practices is a must for an evolving society to free itself from archaic practices of the medieval era, writes Col KL Viswanathan.

SubscriberWrites: ‘Undoing the past’ is the root cause of ongoing religious polarisation. We need to move on

An overarching lesson we should not miss is that we were invaded and conquered because we were divided, and its happening again, writes Anurag Mehrotra

SubscriberWrites: Sidhu Moosewala murder shows why its important to curb gun culture references

The callousness and irresponsible liberty with which display and firing of weapons is promoted in these music videos/ movies is something to be taken note of, writes Vivek Sehrawat.

On Camera


Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.