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News Today 31.082021
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America’s Asia policy

In the big picture, there is an unsettling question for Washington to answer, on whether in persisting with the Trump-era promise to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, Mr. Biden will be able to reassure [Read More]

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News Today 31.082021
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India is indeed walking the green talk

Some activists feel that India needs to demonstrate action at the global level. However, we need to appreciate that among many steps, India provided leadership for setting up the International Solar Alliance, a coalition of [Read More]

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News Today 31.082021
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Marital rape: an indignity to women

The marital rape exception is an insult to the constitutional goals of individual autonomy, dignity and of gender equality enshrined in fundamental rights such as Article 21 (the right to life) and Article 14 (the [Read More]

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News Today 31.082021
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Blended learning

With blended learning, the content of education changes as much as the mode of communication. The teacher is there to provide guidance and act as discussion moderator. He can give direction and feedback to students’ [Read More]

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News Today 30.08.021
News Today

A fine line: On development and conservation

The need for infrastructure development in the Himalayan region rubs up against the environmental and ecological challenges that they pose. The Uttarakhand government has for decades envisaged hydroelectric projects as the way forward to power [Read More]

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News Today 30.08.021
News Today

Towards a more humane police force

Earlier this month, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana expressed concern at the degree of human rights violations in police stations in the country. He said that “the threat to human rights and bodily integrity [Read More]

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News Today 30.08.021
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Plan for social development

First, increased food production is not the panacea for the perennial problem of food scarcity as evidenced in the huge stocks of food grains wasted in India while tens of millions are deprived of as [Read More]

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