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Permitting industrial houses to own banks could undermine economic growth and democracy

Written by Shankar Acharya , VIJAY KELKAR , Arvind Subramanian | Updated: November 27, 2020 8:45:02 am Mixing industry and finance will set us...

Ball loses foot

By: Editorial | November 27, 2020 3:00:43 am Singling out one state as a beneficiary just because it is going to vote is bad...

Forty Years Ago, November 27, 1980: V P Singh’s Stand

By: Editorial | November 27, 2020 2:55:45 am The government is deliberately delaying its decision on a proposal to transfer judges from one high...

Our past should teach us how to resist new colonial designs framed by a pandemic

Written by Meeta Rajivlochan | Updated: November 27, 2020 8:40:57 am Graffiti to aware people on coronavirus in New Delhi (Express photo/Praveen...

The red lines

By: Editorial | November 27, 2020 2:40:14 am In the morning, when the Mahagathbandhan appeared toNaidu spoke of judicial “overreach” and disrespect of the...

Diego Maradona was a magician on the field, and a charmer off it

Written by M A Baby | Updated: November 27, 2020 8:40:29 am The genius of Maradona can be interpreted in manifold ways...

AI for the farmer

Written by Abhishek Singh | Updated: November 26, 2020 7:20:22 pm Indian farms and farmers provide vast and rich data to help...

Harnessing the Sun

Updated: November 26, 2020 3:40:43 pm Global trends also indicate a clear transition from fossil fuel-based energy generation to clean, efficient and environment-friendly...

A strike for the Constitution

Written by D. Raja | Updated: November 26, 2020 3:45:15 am Sangh Parivar has emerged as the biggest threat to constitutional values.On...

Roll it back

By: Editorial | November 26, 2020 3:30:20 am It sets a dangerous precedent that other BJP-ruled states like Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Karnataka look...

A word is not enough

By: Editorial | Updated: November 26, 2020 8:39:24 am Earlier this week, the Oxford English Dictionary declared that it has not chosen a...

In democracy, public morality and unelected institutions are necessary checks, not inimical to elected govt

Written by Ram Madhav | Updated: November 26, 2020 8:42:30 am There was much scepticism about the idea of universal adult franchise...

Public sector investments are likely to remain depressed as states cut back on spending, making recovery difficult

Written by Dharmakirti Joshi , Adhish Verma | Updated: November 26, 2020 8:42:20 am If we take a step back to take a...

Forty Years Ago, November 26, 1980: Price Rise Stabilises

By: Editorial | November 26, 2020 2:40:51 am Express front page, November 26, 1980. (Express archive)The outlook for the country’s economy is good, according...

Protecting Article 32

Written by Upendra Baxi | November 25, 2020 3:51:52 am The Court has also upheld (in 1997) the 50th amendment enlarging the scope...

Open cautiously

By: Editorial | November 25, 2020 3:21:54 am Financial skulduggery is a reality.Despite repeated calls for liberalising entry into the banking sector in India,...

Before the first shot

By: Editorial | Updated: November 25, 2020 8:36:03 am Much work will still need to be done to brace up refrigeration amenities at...

Gender-based violence was predictable, and preventable, fallout of lockdown

Written by Swarna Rajagopalan | Updated: November 25, 2020 8:48:57 am The tedium of lockdown is the new context of marital rape,...

Consensus builder

By: Editorial | Updated: November 25, 2020 8:37:09 am Much work will still need to be done to brace up refrigeration amenities at...

The power of two: Modi and Shah are the latest in a long line of jugalbandis in BJP

Written by Vinay Sitapati | Updated: November 25, 2020 8:52:38 am Narendra Modi is currently Amit Shah’s boss. But if their party...

A health plan for Bihar

November 24, 2020 8:19:41 pm Medical staff inside the emergency ward of Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bhagalpur, Bihar. (Reuters)Written by...

Secular’s scapegoat

By: Editorial | November 24, 2020 3:37:37 am Imran Khan and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani declared their determination to make a “leap of faith”...

Body Of Art

Written by Ramin Jahanbegloo | November 24, 2020 3:31:31 am From a man of letters, Mishima became a man of sword, blurring the...

Puppy eyes

By: Editorial | Updated: November 24, 2020 8:16:16 am Turkmenistan, like India, has an almost reverential relationship with some animals –- prominently, Alabays...

Politics must link climate action to economic and societal progress

Written by Harini Nagendra | Updated: November 24, 2020 8:49:01 am If we are to tackle climate change, our political debates and...

Unjust criticism of SC ignores its stellar contributions, undermines public trust in institutions

Written by Birendra Saraf | Updated: November 24, 2020 8:44:31 am The Supreme Court of India. (Express Photo/File)Despite the highest regard I...

Healthcare at a click

Updated: November 23, 2020 6:57:25 pm There has been a shift towards tele-consultations for non-emergency cases, and a boom in tele-reporting and remote...

Many more banks

By: Editorial | November 23, 2020 3:22:12 am The need for better supervision mechanisms is as urgent as the need for more banks, small...

Iron in velvet

By: Editorial | Updated: November 23, 2020 3:39:50 am The Pinarayi Vijayan government, a strident critic of state excesses elsewhere in the country,...

The wide net of hunger

Written by Dipa Sinha , Rajendran Narayanan | November 23, 2020 3:14:00 am What is more worrying is that even the few measures such...