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Avinash D Persaud writes: The conference of the 192 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP27, in Sharm El-Sheikh was a historic success. It also proved to be a good....

Anuradha M Chenoy writes: A changing geopolitical pattern, distinct from the first Cold War period is discernible in this Russia–Ukraine war period. The collective West focuses on retaining hegemony....

Alok Prasanna Kumar writes: Reservations, Justice Chinnappa Reddy famously said in K C Vasanth Kumar and Another v State of Karnataka (1985), were intended for parity, not charity. The rest of his....

Atul Bhardwaj writes: The 20th national congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) concluded in the last week of October. Chinese President Xi Jinping was re-elected as the general secretary of....

Sarath Sasikumar and Balu Sunilraj write: Ahorrific incident of human sacrifice in Elanthoor, Pathanamthitta, Kerala has triggered discussions on supersti- tious beliefs and an alarming rise of its....

Renu Modi writes: The World Health Organization (WHO) issued an alert about the tragic death of 70 children in Gambia because of acute renal failure after they consumed four cough syrups that....

Mary E John writes: Ankita Bhandari, a young woman of 19 years who worked in a resort near Rishikesh, Uttarakhand was killed by her employer and two accomplices on 18 September. According to media....

Radhika Pandey and Pramod Sinha write: The United States (US) Federal Reserve announced the third consecutive 75 basis points rate hike on 21 September. The rate hike was on expected lines after the....

Atul Bhardwaj writes : The city of Samarkand located in north-eastern Uzbekistan, one of the most important sites on the ancient Silk Routes traversing Central Asia, hosted the 22nd leaders’ summit of....

Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur writes: The recent past has seen some of our investigative agencies weaponising the law against citizens and some well-meaning organisations. The Central Bureau of....

Sudarshan R Kottai writes: In the National Crime Records Bureau report 2021 on suicides, daily wage earners topped the list. Although the report listed the causes of suicide as family problems....

Awanish Kumar writes: Of late, it has become relatively easier to get cynical about politics. There is no dearth of instances to demonstrate brazen and brutal display of money or muscle power from the....

Atul Bhardwaj writes: The speaker of the United States (US) House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi’s politically provocative visit to Taiwan and Beijing’s equally provocative military exercises in the....

Alok Prasanna Kumar writes: To say that the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 is a Kafkaesque law is putting it mildly. Introduced in 2002 to tackle terror funding, the PMLA has been....

Padmini Swaminathan writes: The Global Gender Gap Index 2022 places India almost at the bottom of the indicators that are crucial for empowering its population, particularly women. These include....