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There is no scope for complacency in the campaign against the polio virus. Recurrence is possible as infections remain latent.

Prevention better than cure if not for profits

Prevention is not better than cure when your profits depend upon people getting sick.

04 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

The fear of living with ourselves: No magic pill for loneliness

Mental health problems such as depression and anxiety disorders, among others, are frequently accompanied by feelings of loneliness.

28 Oct 2018 2:24 AM

The fear of living with ourselves: Loneliness gets medicalised

What’s fascinating about the current anti-loneliness crusade is that it does not confine its focus on the elderly.

28 Oct 2018 2:20 AM

Nobel out of reach: Elusive desire for greatness

Dalit Bahujans have to be fed, clothed and cared for without adequate cultural or material dividends for the nation.

21 Oct 2018 1:43 AM

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Nobel out of reach: Black scientist yet to make it to Nobel

Change can only be achieved through strong and effective government action, but by definition marginalised groups have little political power.

21 Oct 2018 1:37 AM

Your silence will not protect you

There is already an insurgency in the making against the existing patriarchy. We will lose more battles than we can win. I only hope dissent spreads.

08 Oct 2018 2:12 AM

It’s time clericalism is banished

They would need to be held accountable for any misdeeds, both from a religious and civil perspective.

08 Oct 2018 2:08 AM

Needs more than the law to oust sexual harassment

A common response of most women who have accessed the formal system is how unprepared they were to deal with the hostility of the system.

08 Oct 2018 2:05 AM

Fake news, the DNA of tech firms: The big fight against fake news

Technology companies like Google, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft are also gearing up to fight the menace of fake news.

01 Oct 2018 2:10 AM

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Fake news, the DNA of tech firms: Gearing up for the 2019 polls

Social media companies seem quite serious about removing false news and propaganda from their platforms.

01 Oct 2018 2:08 AM

Symptom of neo-liberal malaise

Jeff Bezos is a product as well as a symptom of these two worlds, albeit magnified on a global scale.

27 Sep 2018 6:58 AM

No Limits to Greed

The per capita income of India is likely to increase by 8.3 per cent in 2018.

27 Sep 2018 5:40 AM

When a sea of white horses hits the land

The ocean knows it can flood the entire planet. It is already at it since the last ice age.

17 Sep 2018 2:27 AM

Climate change spikes sea levels

Chennai, Kochi and Surat are among the world’s top 20 cities will be flooded dangerously.

17 Sep 2018 2:23 AM

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Living with Islamophobia

Islamophobia has increasingly become a part of the political rhetoric.

10 Sep 2018 6:35 AM

Burqa: The case of Muslim face cover

The teaching of Prophet Muhammad provides the wisest advice: Muslims should follow the practices of the society in which they live.

10 Sep 2018 6:30 AM

Save the internet from corporate censorship

The last five years has seen an inversion of the initial trend.

03 Sep 2018 2:02 AM

Private censorship

The big question is what role society should play as opposed to social media platforms.

03 Sep 2018 1:58 AM

Dwindling career prospects in the Indian academia

One certain way that we would not reach the goal to be among elite institutions in the world is by not hiring faculty.

27 Aug 2018 6:31 AM

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