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Towards a political tsunami?

2018-09-15 15:37:41.0
As 2019 nears, the sword of simultaneous polls dangles dangerously near our necks. Its benefits in reducing costs are apparent – but are simultaneous elections desirable for the Indian polity today?

The collapse of civilisation

2018-09-08 14:40:28.0
In today's fast-paced world, we may have developed ourselves technologically and economically – but the truth of development is revealed only when we...

Floods: Nature's Fury or Policy Disaster?

2018-09-01 14:44:25.0
Kerala’s deluge was another grim reminder of how Man will always be subservient to Nature. Simultaneously, the floods raised important questions on how governments with inadequate policy implementation pave the way for calamities to become catastrophes.

Of vanishing fields and wasted potential

2018-08-25 14:34:58.0
Without glamorous victories, sportspersons in India are rarely given their due. This travesty is further amplified by the lack of sporting arenas, quality coaches and effective resources.

Horrors of shelter homes

2018-08-18 14:09:46.0
As we pace to become an economically-viable nation, we are failing abysmally to protect our citizens, even the most innocent – our children, who are battered, beaten, sexually abused and led to a life of misery.

Milking joblessness

2018-08-11 16:19:42.0
As our growing population struggles to fulfill its many dreams – opportunists thrive to con aspirants, luring them with fake jobs, producing illicit documents and ultimately looting the limited cash that is at their disposal.

Millennium Cities & New India

2018-08-04 14:33:57.0
New cities symbolise 21st-century ambition – grander infrastructure, greater opportunities and dreams turning into reality. Yet, more often than not, new cities are heaped with challenges that drain fantasy and reduce living to a grim reality.

A Decade of White Collar Predicament

2018-07-28 16:04:00.0
The last decade has witnessed a meteoric rise in white collar crimes – bank frauds leading the list. With India's evident vulnerability to fraudulence, the way ahead will demand robust policy decisions.

COMBATTING POST-TRUTHS, FAKE & FALSE NEWS

2018-07-21 14:18:29.0
Post-truth represents a situation when facts take a backseat and, emotional appeals and personal beliefs begin shaping public opinion. Post-truth...

CURSE of CULTS

2018-07-14 14:24:18.0
Escaping paradigms of rationality, the mysterious death of 11 family members in New Delhi’s Burari has shaken the country. Nevertheless, the trend of mass deaths, cult suicides and a delusioned belief in the supernatural is pervasive through modern society with cases being reported from across continents.

Shale in India: A Shot in the DARK

2018-07-07 15:52:11.0
With the global economy tussling over access to precious oil resources – India with its burgeoning population faces an uphill task of acquiring requisite resources, filling gaps in technology and also maintaining its balance of payments.

Delhi's Seismic Landfills

2018-06-30 13:22:59.0
Overutilised, exploding at their seams and perennially producing deadly infection – Delhi’s landfills are a curse to the residents in its periphery and ultimately spell doom for the capital of our country.

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