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Identifying SCs among Dalit Muslims, Christians challenging. Lack of data biggest roadblock

The government’s announcement to identify SC/ST roots among Muslims is a ploy to divide and woo deprived Muslims so that they vote in favour of the BJP.

The US-led global order is tottering. It is India’s time to shine as a balancing ‘third pole’

As India has grown stronger, the term ‘non-aligned’ has morphed into ‘neutral’. There is also no doubt today that whoever India backs will ultimately be the heavier side.

CJI Chandrachud’s call for gender justice is timely and hopeful

It would be interesting to see to what extent the court pays heeds to the counsel of its new leader.

The ‘shame weapon’ Pakistani politicians use is lethal, can give birth to a religious tyrant

Tempting as it is to see the leaked videos as just another element in the no-holds-barred power struggle, the sexual scandals have special significance.

Chitchor to Hum Aapke Hain Koun—Rajshri films echoed India’s nostalgia for perfect sanskari era

In an era when watching Titanic with parents was a shared trauma for millenials, Rajshri films were ‘clean’ and you could safely watch them with no hesitation.

Tata to Hyundai, they’re all tapping into EV dream. Now, we need residential charging points

While EVs are still the future, it has become apparent that there are still far too many potholes on the road to electrification.

Dividing Indian Air Force would be regrettable. Balakot was demonstration of will and skill

The three armed Services must develop an approach of military management and warfighting in a cohesive manner, with a concern for each other. Rush for Theatre Command won't work.

Silicon Valley’s honeymoon with wealth is ending. Employees are packing bags

Meta, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Apple, Netflix, and Patreon have fired employees in droves. And funding is drying up for tech startups in India too.

Siddhaanth Surryavanshi gym death shows fitness-crazy Indians place looks above health

Gym-goers often easily get influenced by ‘transformation’ posts of actors who put on or lose weight quickly for the part they play on screen.

All talk and little action? The impact of climate conferences like COP 27 remains low and slow

The conference record of the past 50 years inclines one towards environment pessimism. But without the pressure of such events to set targets, even less would happen.

On Camera

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.