September 7, 2012 WITHIN a few weeks of Pranab Mukherjee assuming office as the 13th President of India on July 25, 14 former...
THE near-universal health care system put in place by socialist Cuba ranks among the best in the world. In this developing nation health...
The CAG raises serious concerns over the viability of PPP projects and their overall cost and benefit to the government and consumers. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI and VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN
Social scientists fear that the new ICHR Chairman may revive the Sangh Parivar’s long-standing history rewriting project using Hindutva as a tool. By AJOY ASHIRWAD MAHAPARASHASTA
Growing corruption and malpractices in the medical field raise the question whether measures like regulation and audit of medical practice will have to be initiated to protect the gullible public. By DIVYA TRIVEDI
Civil services aspirants are determined not to allow the aptitude test of the preliminary examination this year on the grounds that it privileges the English-educated and those with engineering and science backgrounds over those who do not write in English and who have specialised in the humanities. By PURNIMA S. TRIPATHI
The BJP reverses its earlier opposition to allowing more foreign investment in the insurance sector and this may well jeopardise the country’s economic security. By V. SRIDHAR
The massacre in the villages of the Bodoland Territorial Area is seen by the minority community as yet another attempt by the Bodoland People’s Front to create terror among non-Bodos in its pursuit of the demand for a separate State. By SUSHANTA TALUKDAR in Nanke-Khagrabari, Assam