Sunday, March 7, 2021

Issue 9

Help denied

The use or misuse of  MPLADS fund remains a serious concern as it amounts to refusal of  timely intervention by the people’s representatives Lekshmi Parameswaran Ever imagined what it is to be a toothless lion? Endowed with the powerful exterior but...

Setting a pioneering example

Ramesh Kumar Raja              Monsoon hits Kerala first and the southern Indian state on the Malabar Coast receives  excessive rains during the season. But what follows next brings misery to the residents. Water logging and flooding at various places, including...

Well begun; but needs strengthening

Lekshmi Parameswaran Like the one rotten mango that can spoil a bag full of ripe mangoes, a negative connotation is enough to rob a  word of its meaning. Poverty is one such word that has been reduced to the narrowest...

Wheels of change in Bihar

‘Mukhyamantri Balika Cycle Yojna’ launched by Chief  Minister Nitish Kumar in 2006 may be a modest intervention but is leading to big changes Ramesh Kumar Raja Fourteen-year-old Sulekha Kumari, a daughter of illiterate parents, is confident about pursuing her dream of ...

Half-baked initiative?

Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board’s recent initiative to curb air pollution from brick kilns is unlikely to succeed Ramesh Kumar Raja          _ A t a time when an assortment of measures is being taken to rein in air pollution in...

Time for a coherent education policy framework

India will be one of the youngest nations in the world with almost 140 million individuals in their 20s by the year 2030. India, thus, has  the potential to have one in every four graduates of the world to...

Rethinking Tiger Population

With just 10 to 20 per cent of  world’s potential tiger habitat of  1.2 million sq km, India possibly harbors over 70 per cent or  more of  world’s tigers Sagarika Ranjan   Everyone is overjoyed as the roars of the wild...

Musical Saga in the Making

Musical Saga in the Making... Sagarika Ranjan “Like most great inventions were a result of some accident, Bajanaama  and the series also just happened,” says Amar Nath Sharma, former civil servant and an ardent music lover. “While strolling down a street...

BABASAHEB’S VISION OF CASTELESS SOCIETY IS FAR FROM BECOMING REALITY

Dr UDIT RAJ | BJP MP AND NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, ALL INDIA CONFEDERATION OF SC/ST ORGANIZATIONS This year is quite special in that it marks the 125th birth anniversary of  Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the great social reformer and the principal...
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