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Help women

The case of two teenage girls committing suicide in Haryana after being harassed once again shows how our society repeatedly fails to protect women.

Bank on it

The NDA government’s first flagship programme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, is an initiative to bring every individual of the country into the financial mainstream.

Selective safety

The Delhi government has passed a law that says all women riding pillion on two-wheelers have to wear helmets. But why have Sikh women been exempted from this law?

Law of nature

It is sad to see certain senior BJP leaders, including L.K. Advani and M.M. Joshi, being left out of the parliamentary board. But it is the inevitable law of nature.

Looting the public

Despite being the smallest state, Goa not only has India’s highest paid advocate-general, but the country’s highest paid public servant as well.

Smoke sans fire?

The Prime Minister’s Office has been defending home minister Rajnath Singh’s son against charges of alleged “misconduct”. Narendra Modi denies all these charges, saying that they are “plain lies”.

Generational shift

The exclusion of L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi from the BJP parliamentary board is in line with RSS’ thinking that leaders beyond a certain age should make way for the younger lot.

New outlook

With reference to the editorial BCCI time to clear the air? (August 27), BCCI’s comic ways has led to skipper M.S. Dhoni to dictating his own terms. This has led to problems in the team.

Actions required

The Delhi high court has laid emphasis on generating awareness on sexual crimes against women and children and carrying out gender sensitisation in society.

What’s the truth?

The alleged involvement of Pankaj Singh, son of home minister Rajnath Singh, in a bribery case is a mystery.

The middle path

For the last 14 years, the government of India and the state government of Manipur have been violating all the fundamental rights of Irom Sharmila, who is on a hungerstrike against the Armed Forces (S

Peace via talks

The home ministry has asked the BSF to teach Pakistan a lesson. But an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.

Divide and rule

Eyeing the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the fight against “love jihad” is a political trick employed by the BJP and Sangh Parivar to raise communal temperatures for political dividends.

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.