Opinion

Underwater reinforcements

On the 50th anniversary of the Navy’s submarine arm, a wake-up call on acquiring dedicated rescue vessel


Is there a case for a relook at EVMs?

In order to restore public confidence, weneed to go back to paper ballots


Getting back on track

The GDP numbers are good but for growth to pick up further, we need to push private investment


Awakening of Moosads.


Jan Sangh member burns copy of Bill


The world of Machine Learning

A future where machine beats man is not a reality yet


Lessons from the field

Progress in the Swachh BharatMission has been nothing shortof inspirational


Island hopping

The Maldives’ FTA with Chinasignals a drift in Delhi-Male ties


Unwavering caution

The RBI’s decision to hold rates reflectsits expectations of faster inflation


Unable to see the bamboo for the trees

Deregulating bamboo production does not address the issue of building a transparently governed forest sector


Universal health coverage is the best prescription

UHC provides the framework in which the issues of access, quality and cost can be integrated


Recognise the technology constraints

India’s reliance on imported digital technologies cannot be levelled overnight to make wayfor a uniform data law


Let us be realistic about the UNSC

If a permanent Security Council seat is unavailable, India must not spurn other proposals on the table


New party in Pakistan


Mr. Montagu at Calcutta.


Stories of the forgotten

Encountering a name from a report a year later


Fight for market economy status

Why the U.S. is blocking China’s bid


With that smile

Shashi Kapoor, from big-budget romanceto indie innovation to theatre revival


New India formula?

The 15th Finance Commission’s job willbe especially tricky in the time of GST


Of crime and punishment

Low conviction rates and a lack of a lawful definition of crime mark criminal administration in India