Category: Reviews

The thaw in Ladakh | The Indian Express

Written By Ameya Pratap Singh India and China have successfully completed their four-step disengagement plan in Pangong Tso, Eastern Ladakh. This plan had been agreed to in the ninth round of talks at the Corps Commander-level on January 24. China pulled back its troops to …

How to optimise the vaccination drive

British politician Winston Churchill once said, “However beautiful your strategy, you should occasionally pause and look at the results”. This applies very aptly to the juncture that we are at today in the COVID-19 pandemic. India has done well so far in its fight, but …

Dance like a teacher | The Indian Express

If there’s one thing that ordinary Indians do with rhythmic regularity, and with great gusto, it is break into a dance. There is a move for every and any occasion, sacred or profane. The thumka turns up at weddings and school farewells. The nagin dance …

In the name of efficiency, NEP disregards children’s right to playgrounds

Children, especially in urban areas, are disenfranchised from equitable spatial resources, despite being equal members of society. The access to playgrounds, the only lands allotted for children’s needs, depends on class and caste privileges. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 …

Priya Ramani acquittal opens new paths for Indian feminist movement

The verdict in Priya Ramani versus MJ Akbar represents both a closure and a new opportunity. The cathartic moment of 2018, which was shared by women who told their stories and those who believed them, has long been replaced by the unsurprising realisation that the …

Five arenas | The Indian Express

Each state election has a dynamic of its own, its own local issues, leaders, candidates and alliances. This means a common national narrative may or may not show up in campaigns for five assembly elections beginning March 27. Yet, the elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil …