Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Editorial News
  • Editorial: Those who shall not be named Editorial: Those who shall not be named

    Earlier this month, citizens were left aghast following the report of a trafficking incident in North Chennai, involving a 13-year-old, who was peddled by her kin and pushed into flesh trade.

  • Editorial: Aarogya Setu’s health in jeopardy Editorial: Aarogya Setu’s health in jeopardy

    Seven months ago, while India was faced with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the cases of contagion were only multiplying by the thousands a day, the Centre rolled out an ambitious...

  • Editorial: The love jihad bogey Editorial: The love jihad bogey

    The announcement by Madhya Pradesh’s Home Minister that the State will bring in a ‘love jihad’ law is extremely disturbing, to say the very least. While the details of the law are not known, the...

  • Editorial: The Gandhi who still matters Editorial: The Gandhi who still matters

    Former US President Barack Obama’s new book, A Promised Land, a presidential memoir and the first in a two-volume series, has already made headlines the world over. Known for being gracious and quick...

  • Editorial: When art imitates life Editorial: When art imitates life

    It is a subject of intense, heated debates – whether cinema can bring about social transformation. And rightly so, for cinema can just not be compartmentalised as an avenue for entertainment or...

  • Editorial: Case for empathy in governance Editorial: Case for empathy in governance

    Earlier this month, when observers of the US election let out a collective sigh of relief after Democratic candidate Joe Biden was declared the 46th President-elect of the United States, the reaction...

  • Editorial: Murky waters of gun control in India Editorial: Murky waters of gun control in India

    India is no stranger to gun violence, a phenomenon that rears its head sporadically, reigniting the discourse on gun control. Last week, a 21-year-old student was shot dead outside her college in...

  • Editorial: To ‘air’ on the side of caution Editorial: To ‘air’ on the side of caution

    Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar last week said at an e-meet that currently more than two lakh electric vehicles (EVs) were being used in India. The Minister, who also uses an e-scooter,...

  • Editorial: A step to reverse brain drain Editorial: A step to reverse brain drain

    Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ last week said at a webinar that students in India need not spend dollars seeking education in foreign countries anymore as our National Education...

  • Editorial: Enabling inclusivity, in letter and spirit Editorial: Enabling inclusivity, in letter and spirit

    Recently, the Madras High Court had instructed the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), which falls under the Ministry of Social Justice Empowerment to respond to a plea.