Editorial Articles

History is there, we fail to learn lessons

Balbir Punj With the violence-wrapped low poll in the Srinagar constituency in Jammu and Kashmir, prophets of doom are back to their wretched business. Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah called for the dismissal of the State Government and imposition of Governor’s rule. More surprising is the reaction of P Chidambaram, Home and […] Read more

Implications of CRPF restraint

Deepak Sinha The viral video of the hapless Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable being outrageously assaulted and bullied by some Kashmiri youth while escorting polling booth staff and EVMs, is not only condemnable but also disconcerting. It is bound to raise hackles of the average law-abiding citizen and of uniformed personnel everywhere. That human […] Read more

Tackling flaws in CGHS regime

 VK Bahuguna The BJP in its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha election, had promised big ticket reforms in the health sector. It promised a comprehensive health care policy and to set up a National Health Assurance Mission with a clear mandate to provide accessible and affordable healthcare. The Government had taken one positive step […] Read more

The city of questions and few answers

 Ashok Malik Does a single city like Delhi really need so many elected representatives and so many layers of governance and authority? If it has 70 MLAs and a State regime as well, does it need municipal corporations too? On Sunday, April 23, Delhi voted in municipal elections. What used to be just the Municipal […] Read more

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