Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
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Topic: institutions

Pakistan @75 is crumbing, one institution after the other. Need urgent repair

As Pakistan gets ready to celebrate its 75th birthday, a range of institutions seem to have developed cracks manifesting decay that needs urgent repair. The...

India’s State institutions are failing citizens because they were built to control, not govern

While centralising elements are necessary at times, the problem is that India’s institutions have not evolved along with the country’s growth.

Young people exposed to Covid-19 can lose trust in politicians for decades: Study

Researchers from LSE and CEPR used data covering 142 countries and analysed responses to questions about confidence in govt, elections, and approval of national leaders.

Need more IITs & IISc, says Sitharaman, promises Rs 400 cr for ‘Institutes of Eminence’

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also announced a National Research Foundation, dedicated to research and innovation, along the lines of UGC.

The Indian justice system is the best example of the steady decay of India’s institutions

In this excerpt from the book 'Seven Decades of Independent India by Vinod Rai, Dr Amitendu Palit', Professor Sumit Ganguly writes democratic institutions are deteriorating in India.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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