Voices

Countries must compete for migrant workers to boost their economies

The country with the most open immigration policy will be best positioned to succeed in the global economy.

Karnataka verdict makes Congress' task harder for 2019 elections

Rahul Gandhi has largely been unable to come up with an answer to Modi's oratorial and Amit Shah's managerial skills.

Is the Indian economy out of the woods yet?

The situation is as if the Indian economy is walking across an economic landmine and any slip-up could bring an end to all prospects of recovery.

Can Yechury stitch together an anti-BJP coalition?

This is in light of the tussle between Karat and the present Gen. Secy., Sitaram Yechury, which will be at its most intense in 3 states where CPI(M) still has some influence -- Kerala, West Bengal and Tripura.

Rise of online romance scams: When gullible victims fall prey to imposters

“The victims are usually middle-aged men and women from upper middle-class families who are well-educated and have access to technology,” say police.

What happens when my protest is in my street?

By showing us how to reclaim and resurrect our spaces, our streets, our neighbourhoods, the Bengaluru protest stood in direct opposition to the opportunistic party-based politics of this age.

Women's health in India still facing a recognition challenge

Generally, women's health receives attention only during pregnancy; this comes from our patriarchal understanding of women's role in society.

B-PAC’s Bengaluru MLA assessments: Here’s how to read, understand these ratings

The B-PAC assessment, as with any other, needs to be consumed knowing what it measures and what it does not.

Nutrition-based welfare schemes play huge role in social upliftment

Social welfare programmes that are strategically initiated can play a crucial role in addressing inequality in distribution of resources and growth.

Conversations with my son: Why we need narratives that go beyond glorifying boys as heroes

My son's questions made me realise that there was a gap in our training of these young boys.