Saturday, July 13, 2024


SubscriberWrites: A billboard for governance

Our responsibility as the electorate does not end with casting our vote. It begins there. It is also our responsibility to track the progress consistently.

SubscriberWrites: Sustainable tourism-Bridging the divide between environment & livelihood

Balance must be established between environmental, economic & socio-cultural aspects of Tourism development.

SubscriberWrites: The pathetic state of safety culture in India

While the country aspires to be an economic powerhouse, these aspirations are hollow without a fundamental commitment to the safety and well-being of its people.

SubscriberWrites: Some Outlandish Thoughts

The same party may rule any length of time but the same candidates being in power may be limited to only two tenures. This must be applied to all - PM, President, CMs, MLAs, MPs, etc.

SubscriberWrites: America: An Exemplar

The Americans are considerate to the differently abled. There is separate parking earmarked for them.

SubscriberWrites: Securing exams, securing futures: The Public Examinations Act and the road ahead

By classifying such offences as cognisable, non-bailable & non-compoundable, the Public Examinations Act aims to deter organised crime networks that profit from manipulating the system.

SubscriberWrites: The Evolution Of The Internet

Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) was first awarded the contract to form the same in a local area they called it ARPANET.

SubscriberWrites: Less known facts about Muslims in India

The urban Muslim/Hindu expenditure ratios look starker, but the mean is 87. None of this accounts for the fact that Muslims are, on average, younger than Hindus.

SubscriberWrites: West Asia conflagration-No foreseeable peace

In 2005 Israel evacuated from Gaza and in 2006 Hamas won elections and controlled Gaza and Mahmoud Abbas controlled the West Bank.

SubscriberWrites: Leaks, leaks and leaks

Large-scale leaks of different and equally serious types keep recurring in the current digital era - from paper leaks to Ram Mandir roof and Aadhaar information.

On Camera

Zomato has become the brand ambassador for food cheating between couples

Zomato’s new ‘order delete’ feature is teaching young people to pull off a nearly perfect lie in front of their parents and handing spouses the perfect weapon for food infidelity.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.