Man with a mission and a vision

Tears welled up my eyes, when I was told by my friend, Mohammed Wajihuddin, an eminent columnist, that not a single wreath or even a flower,
10 Dec 2018, 11:15 PM IST
Re-examining Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the #MeToo Era

Re-examining Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the #MeToo Era

Human rights are the rights inherent to all human beings, notwithstanding any kind of partisanship without discrimination, everybody is equ
10 Dec 2018, 02:59 AM IST
Telangana State poll verdict: Leaders on pins and needles

Telangana State poll verdict: Leaders on pins and needles

The battle for Telangana is over All are waiting for the day of judgement on December 11 Neither the Telangana Rashtra Samithi TRS nor the C
10 Dec 2018, 02:49 AM IST
Congress needs to position itself differently from BJP

Congress needs to position itself differently from BJP

The Congress deserves two cheers for recovering from being down in the dumps in 2014 to a position where it is believed to be posing a credi
09 Dec 2018, 03:01 AM IST
Kartarpur: What might follow the goodwill visit

Kartarpur: What might follow the goodwill visit

The controversy surrounding Navjot Singh Siddhus pilgrimage to Kartarpur Sahib must have amused President Ram Nath Kovind whose visit to Pak
09 Dec 2018, 02:47 AM IST


SHE army making a real difference

SHE teams and Bharosa the power and armour of a woman, a blessing in disguise, both work for women empowerment SHE team with a slogan for you with you always and Bharosa a suppo
01 Dec 2018, 01:30 AM IST

1,20,000 children, adolescents aged 0-19 living with HIV

An estimated 120,000 children and adolescents aged 019 were living with HIV in India in 2017, the highest number in South Asia, according a report by UNICEF which warned that aroun
01 Dec 2018, 01:24 AM IST

Need to move from biggest to finest

Indias public healthcare system is sick In late September, Prime Minister Narendra Modis administration launched Ayushman Bharat, meaning Long Life India, to address this illness
29 Nov 2018, 11:16 PM IST

Why can’t women be frontline combatants?

Gender inequality has been a social issue in India from the timeworn period Patriarchal imposts have depicted women in India as inferior to men, by which the births of girl childre
29 Nov 2018, 11:13 PM IST

Perils of penchant for publicity

Publicity, no doubt, is good, especially in the context of a government disseminating information about the success of its programmes Like all good things, however, an overdose of
29 Nov 2018, 03:41 AM IST

I would be in better form for World Tour finals: Sindhu

Indian badminton ace P V Sindhu believes she would be in top form at the BWFs World Tour Final as a recent break gave her the time to be wellprepared for the seasonending tournamen
29 Nov 2018, 02:21 AM IST

Location, the name of the game in competitiveness

Despite the twin processes of globalisation and digitalisation, the world, whether developed or developing, is still home to geographic concentrations of interconnected companies,
28 Nov 2018, 01:43 AM IST

Bribing voters through manifestos

The season of elections has dawned upon us Political parties are busy trying to woo the voters They are gearing up for election campaigning, taking potshots at opponents and crafti
27 Nov 2018, 11:27 PM IST

The effectiveness of Ease of Doing Business ranking

Of late, the buzzword is ease of doing business in both domestic as well as international scenarios While countries are competing at international level to get a good ranking in th
27 Nov 2018, 11:24 PM IST

Why wilful defaulters being protected?

As Central Information Commissioner this author has issued a showcause notice to the Reserve Bank of India RBI Governor as the bank has, as a matter of policy, decided not to discl
27 Nov 2018, 01:40 AM IST

It’s time to shift farmers economic burden

Almost eight years ago, Avtaar Singh committed suicide after he had failed to repay farm loan In November 2017, his two sons, 40yearold Roop Singh and 32yearold Basant Singh, follo
26 Nov 2018, 11:06 PM IST

Memories fade: 10 years after 26/11 Mumbai terror mayhem

Ten years after the dastardly Mumbai terror attacks, memories of the bloody mayhem seem to have faded in peoples minds like some horrible nightmare but for survivors and families
26 Nov 2018, 12:19 AM IST

Telangana sentiment surges again, thanks to Sonia Gandhi

Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi has left Hyderabad, after setting the stage for AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to enter Telangana Both the Congress and the Telugu Desam Party
26 Nov 2018, 12:06 AM IST

Modi scripted the demon twist, I wrote around it: Ravi Subramanian

When long queues waited at ATMs following demonetisation in 2016, publisher Ananth Padmanabhan called author Ravi Subramanian, whose stories are set in the financial services indus
25 Nov 2018, 02:37 AM IST

J&K’s grand alliance depends on Mehbooba, Omar

There has been an element of unseemly haste and even recklessness in some of the recent acts of the Bharatiya Janata Party BJP Such hurried initiatives have been seen in its impetu
25 Nov 2018, 02:34 AM IST

Can we bank on seed banks?

India, which has great expertise in the conservation of genetic resources of crop plants through seed banking, is now rapidly working to extend the safeguards to difficulttoconserv
24 Nov 2018, 03:24 AM IST

The endeavour of a great visionary

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Hyderabad Development Authority had taken up the development of Outer Ring Road ORR with a total length of 158 kms and completed it few years back The ob
24 Nov 2018, 03:14 AM IST

Is Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna destined to remain a pipe dream?

Other than food and water, shelter forms the third most important component of the basic human requirements It was fitting that the government turned its attention to that It wasnt
22 Nov 2018, 11:33 PM IST

Why does fake news seem factual on social media?

Social media embraced the common man with the advent of smartphones India is the second largest market for smartphones with China being the first In the past few years, India has s
22 Nov 2018, 11:28 PM IST

New India - New Railway is the vision

South Central Railway has achieved the second rank position on Indian Railways in terms of cleanliness at railway stations, as per the independent All India Third Party Survey Repo
22 Nov 2018, 12:56 AM IST