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Covid-19 Second Wave Is Similar To India's 26/11 Moment

Covid-19 Second Wave Is Similar To India's 26/11 Moment

May 04, 2021

Just as 26/11 brought terror home, the second wave of Covid that is consuming both the privileged and ordinary people, has terrified Indians

Fright  Nights

Fright Nights

Sep 03, 2020

The stomach-churning content broadcast in the name of investigative reporting only matches slash movies which purvey voyeuristic sensationalism

Rajiv Tyagi Is Frontline Casualty Of TV Debates' Diabolical Monstrosity

Rajiv Tyagi Is Frontline Casualty Of TV Debates' Diabolical Monstrosity

Aug 14, 2020

Media needs big bang reforms. Merely because television licences have been distributed with a free hand over the decades does not mean that the nation has to live with this corrosiveness, writes Manish Tewari.

India-China In 1962 And 2020: Uncanny Parallels But Difference In Leadership Is A Telling

India-China In 1962 And 2020: Uncanny Parallels But Difference In Leadership Is A Telling

Jul 27, 2020

Jawaharlal Nehru did not try to cover up the Chinese betrayal. Unlike Prime Minister Modi, Nehru accepted a young AB Vajpayee’s demand and called a Parliament session on November 8, 1962, writes Manish Tewari.

China’s Seizure Of Territory In Ladakh Reinforces Its Sharp Political Messages

China’s Seizure Of Territory In Ladakh Reinforces Its Sharp Political Messages

Jul 13, 2020

The Chinese use force not to capture territory but to reinforce political messages, and the consequences in terms of both casualties and returning captured land, is all but inconsequential in their strategic calculus, writes Manish Tewari

A Tale Of Two Lines At The Core Of India-China Border Dispute

A Tale Of Two Lines At The Core Of India-China Border Dispute

Jun 29, 2020

On the history of MacDonald and McMahon lines hangs an interesting tale of statecraft, intrigue, diplomatique, and pure skullduggery, writes Manish Tewari.

Has The Asian Century Been Subverted By Chinese Belligerence?

Has The Asian Century Been Subverted By Chinese Belligerence?

Jun 22, 2020

China under Xi needs to realise that the 21st Century cannot be Asian Century and much less a Chinese Century till the time it does not accommodate the other Asian players and not limited to the above.

COVID-19 Proved India's Demographics Are Unsustainable. Time We Brought Our Fertility Rate Down

COVID-19 Proved India's Demographics Are Unsustainable. Time We Brought Our Fertility Rate Down

May 29, 2020

The Government must prepare a blueprint and the Prime Minister must create a national consensus and implement it. We need to bring our total fertility rate further down from 2.1 to 1 or even lower, writes Congress MP Manish Tewari.

The Lockdown Failed On All Fronts. There's No Other Way Of Saying It

The Lockdown Failed On All Fronts. There's No Other Way Of Saying It

May 16, 2020

With 16.50 lakh crores wiped out from the economy and all mercantile activity at a standstill, the government would find it difficult to meet its projected revenue targets, writes Manish Tewari.

Time For Media Industry To Correct Revenue Models And Reclaim Autonomy

Time For Media Industry To Correct Revenue Models And Reclaim Autonomy

May 11, 2020

The media Industry should use the unfortunate opportunity provided by the COVID-19 pandemic to correct their revenue models. The industry as a whole has to switch to subscription plus model.

Lockdown Has Not Flattened Covid-19 Curve, But Bent The Economy

Lockdown Has Not Flattened Covid-19 Curve, But Bent The Economy

May 02, 2020

Myriad number of people, who came back from abroad as late as early March, anecdotally recall that there was no screening and even if it was there, it was at best cursory, writes Manish Tewari.

Time India Revisited Lockdown Strategy To Avert 'Starvation Virus'

Time India Revisited Lockdown Strategy To Avert 'Starvation Virus'

Apr 25, 2020

Some of today’s desperate, freedom-restricting measures may seem worth the cost as lives are saved. But other measures are likely to fail the test of hindsight, writes Manish Tewari

India Needs To Rethink Its Economic Model

India Needs To Rethink Its Economic Model

Jan 28, 2020

The Budget session should not be used to nitpick on revenue, expenditure and taxation, which would tantamount to tinkering with an economic model that has run its course, writes Manish Tewari.

BJP Govt Created Chief Of Defence Staff Post Without Addressing Several Fundamental Questions

BJP Govt Created Chief Of Defence Staff Post Without Addressing Several Fundamental Questions

Dec 31, 2019

'Will the CDS as Permanent Chairperson of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee outrank the three service Chiefs even though theoretically all are four-star officers?' Congress MP Manish Tewari.

Religion Cannot Be The Basis Of Citizenship In A Secular Nation

Religion Cannot Be The Basis Of Citizenship In A Secular Nation

Dec 12, 2019

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) violates multiple articles of the Constitution as well as India’s international obligations

From Kartarpur To Dhaka, South Asia Needs To Tear Down Its Walls And Fences To Become Prosperous

From Kartarpur To Dhaka, South Asia Needs To Tear Down Its Walls And Fences To Become Prosperous

Nov 14, 2019

If South Asia has to become the powerhouse that would drive the Asian Century, it requires connectivity, infrastructure and an uplifting vision that seeks to unite people and not divide them.

Opinion: Judiciary, Especially Apex, Must Stand Firm Against Tyranny Of The Executive

Opinion: Judiciary, Especially Apex, Must Stand Firm Against Tyranny Of The Executive

Oct 15, 2019

When the authority of judiciary takes a hit, the courts become or are perceived to be just another government department, and the rule of law thus stands undermined, and the Constitution mutilated.

OPINION | Lynchings In The Name Of Cows Scaring Away The Global Investment Bulls

OPINION | Lynchings In The Name Of Cows Scaring Away The Global Investment Bulls

Sep 19, 2019

The rot in the vitals of the Indian economy is much deeper than what is discernible from outside. The government's policies are squarely to be blamed, writes Congress MP Manish Tewari.

Why Modi Must Lose | By Manish Tewari

Why Modi Must Lose | By Manish Tewari

Nov 09, 2018

He has been bad for social cohesion, economy and institutions

Why I Love <i>Outlook</i>

Why I Love Outlook

May 20, 2015

Outlook’s consistent defence of secular, democratic principles represents a beacon in a disquieting social environment.

'Better Home Work Nxt Time'

'Better Home Work Nxt Time'

Dec 18, 2014

The former Congress minister responded on Twitter saying he terminated legal retainership soon after taking charge as minister

'Undermine, Tarnish And Destroy'

'Undermine, Tarnish And Destroy'

Feb 02, 2009

The Congress spokesman raises ten questions, blames the "BJP, for its perceived narrow political ends" and points out "how constitutionally erroneous the conduct of the current CEC has been through out this unfortunate episode"

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