Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

Topic: 2020

Covid has exposed our comorbidities. Divide between Bharat and India now stark

In ‘Securing India’s Rise’, edited by Lt Gen Kamal Davar (retd), Mohan Guruswamy writes that 2010-20 is the lost decade, and recovering from it will take time.

What will India be like in 2030? New book tries to understand how this decade will pan out

Published by Rupa Publications, the book 'Decisive Decade' by Kiran Karnik will be launched on 2 June on ThePrint's ‘SoftCover’.

Hugs, office, fearless cough — Why our 2021 resolution card is more a wishlist

Happy 'new normal' year 2021? No, I want my old normal life back.

Anchors almost killed TV news in 2020. What Indian media must do in 2021

From the frenzy around Sushant Singh Rajput’s death to dwelling on ‘anti-nationals’ & ‘corona jihad’, news appeared more like entertainment in 2020.

Lack of access to contraceptives in 2020 is a pushback for India’s population plans

Women are at the frontline of India’s pandemic response, yet they suffered the most when it came to healthcare in 2020.

Fight for rights, reinvent yourself and other lessons from a crises-filled year

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

2020 was a year of sickness and death, but it also taught lessons of hope and survival

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Not Modi’s rise, not Rahul’s fall. Arvind Kejriwal is this decade’s biggest political story

With zero political base, no prior experience with elections & no affiliation to any established outfit, Arvind Kejriwal's performance has been a breakout.

Yashraj Mukhate to Butter Khatri — these 5 pandemic discoveries helped us survive 2020

Despite Covid-19 and the difficulties of the year, some stars won our hearts over with their humour, art, resilience, and empathy.

Work to biting nails to Netflix – What we learned and unlearned in 2020

Maybe we’ll still cough in public, not share spoons, or work from home sometimes. But we won't take our lipsticks, luxury and loneliness for granted.

On Camera


File photo of PM Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa in New Delhi | Bloomberg

Sri Lanka in ‘debt trap’, India’s response shows pushback against China has begun

While China waits for a Hambantota Port-like 'takeover' of Colombo port city, India has responded with great alacrity to Sri Lanka’s financial needs.

Max Healthcare to invest Rs 3,400 crore to double India capacity over next 4 years

The investment will help boost capacity at existing hospitals as well as augment the firm’s land holdings. The plans come in the backdrop of repeated virus outbreaks in India.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.