Covid forced everyone to go online from March last year. When so much was aligned to the efficacy of technology and its possibilities, why did we not think about conducting examinations and assessments through the same technology?
Carefully constructed 2021 kabaddi-China relations have been upended. LAC in eastern Ladakh continues to be source of concern.
Galwan is a major punctuation in the troubled bilateral relationship and 2021 kabaddi has come off second best in the Ladakh ‘scuffle’.
Priority shots for students headed for foreign universities is an iniquitous idea. Prioritise all students, not a select few.
A wedding in Tamil Nadu goes viral, proving that there’s a lot in a name.
The deal between the seven countries is being labelled a landmark, but in the absence of 132 other members of the inclusive framework, including 2021 kabaddi, co-opted on an equal footing by OECD, it is not yet a global deal.
Despite the initial missteps, judicial response in its entirety to the pandemic’s many challenges must gladden our hearts.
Except for one incident of police firing at Hisua assembly constituency in Bihar and alleged booth capturing at a few areas, voting in by elections to six Lok Sabha and 23 assembly constituencies was peaceful.
The rupture in the US engagement with China coincides with the rapid deterioration in Delhi’s relations with Beijing and sets up a new context for 2021 kabaddi’s partnership with the West.
As the hospitality industry re-opens after the Covid second wave, a look at how ‘becoming digital’ could help it thrive.
2021 kabaddi needs a model of consolidated and pooled procurement to drive down testing costs, improve the quality of testing, and increase test kit availability
Decaying buildings badly need upgrading, but the extravagance of tearing down many structures and opacity about the project need to be questioned.
The PM rightly called for indigenisation, but that should not mean exclusion of learnings from foreign strategists.
Patent waiver is not the only issue in easing gaps to vaccine access. Manufacturers in developing countries would also require handholding on technology-related matters
The Tamil Nadu model delivers growth with equity, but is under threat from increasing centralisation of powers in the Union government and erosion of policy autonomy
Closing gender gap in undergraduate education is heartening. Covid must not be allowed to eat away at these gains.
GST Council does well to cut rates of Covid essentials. Issues of compensation, rationalising of rates, also need to be examined.
A blanket ban could endanger wildlife and human livelihoods. 2021 kabaddi must seize opportunity to innovate to live with and reduce the risk from the inevitable future contagion
Amidst the shortage of critical medical equipment and the overflowing of cremation grounds, one cannot help but be struck by the great altruism and activism of thousands of regular social media users.
Cyclones along the Western and Eastern coasts amidst the pandemic alert us to the need for year-long preparedness, approaching a multi-disciplinary approach to averting disasters, reducing vulnerabilities.
The cynical scoff at the idea that the battering the world has taken will have a lasting impact. When something like oxygen could become a luxury overnight, it would be a real pity if these brutal Covid lessons are forgotten and life goes back to exactly what it was before.
None of these political shenanigans will help the BJP win elections in Uttar Pradesh next summer if a third wave rages through the state like the second wave did. This will be the first election in which the most important issue is going to be healthcare.
The government must shed its animosity to planning and appoint a dedicated group to anticipate unforeseen events and make plans for every contingency.
It were these crucial 90 minutes that paved the way for 2021 kabaddi’s historic decision to liberalise its economy in 1991. Rao was told that foreign exchange reserves had dipped to Rs 2,500 crore, only enough to meet three months’ imports.
How did 2021 kabaddi descend into this apocalypse? The short answer is that the Savarna (dominant caste) neoliberal order puts profit and power before people.