Opinion

Our forces appear not to have crossed the LoC, unlike the two previous surgical strikes carried out (Photo: HT)
Our forces appear not to have crossed the LoC, unlike the two previous surgical strikes carried out (Photo: HT)

Opinion | Strong message

Reports indicate that the Indian Army hit at least four terrorist launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir with artillery weapons on Sunday

Qantas is modifying in-flight menus and lighting patterns and using its staff as guinea pigs in a test flight this weekend to examine how passengers will cope with such a long journey (Photo: Reuters)
Qantas is modifying in-flight menus and lighting patterns and using its staff as guinea pigs in a test flight this weekend to examine how passengers will cope with such a long journey (Photo: Reuters)

Opinion | World’s longest flights aren’t meant for cattle class

For all the hardship of spending a day cooped up with the body odors of a couple of hundred other humans, long-haul flying isn’t a particularly attractive business for airlines, either

Small savers may not understand the nuances of high finance, but they’re the ones who feel the pain when a cooperative bank goes up in flames. (REUTERS)
Small savers may not understand the nuances of high finance, but they’re the ones who feel the pain when a cooperative bank goes up in flames. (REUTERS)

Opinion | Snatch and grab what you can in India’s NPA melee

A capital constrained economy like India can’t afford a jungle raj in finance

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Photo: Reuters

Opinion | A leap for womankind

NASA made history when astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir stepped outside the International Space Station, a multinational project, to replace a faulty battery charger

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan (REUTERS)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (PTI file)
Not only is opportunistic behavior going to worsen India’s $200 billion-plus bad loan crisis, but now that everyone from the government’s sleuths to the courts are joining the melee. Photo: Mint
File Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint
File Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

Opinion | Bengal’s Hindutva icon can be BJP’s trump card in 2021

Many in BJP view annulment of J&K’s special status as tribute to Syama Prasad Mookerjee

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Photo: PTI
Photo: PTI

Opinion | Our ecological crisis through an Aarey Colony lens

Paradoxically, while environmental concerns are rising globally, we have political leaders, some of them Indian, who are beholden to lobbies or are in denial of the problem

The Supreme Court of India
Millions of gas-guzzling vehicles are clogging our roads and polluting the air (Photo: Bloomberg)
Millions of gas-guzzling vehicles are clogging our roads and polluting the air (Photo: Bloomberg)

Opinion | An answer to the problem of EV charging infrastructure in India

The PCO model could offer a viable option for charging stations and also foster entrepreneurship

US president’s Donald Trump (L) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Photo: Reuters)
US president’s Donald Trump (L) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Photo: Reuters)

Opinion | Shock and awe evoked the Donald Trump way

The US president’s letter to Turkish President Erdoğan asking him not to be a ‘fool’ may have stunned foreign policy observers, but maybe Trump has reason to be pleased with it

Apparently, Johnson has been able to junk the vexed 'backstop' arrangement, which hardline Brexiteers oppose for keeping all of the UK tied to the EU customs area
Apparently, Johnson has been able to junk the vexed 'backstop' arrangement, which hardline Brexiteers oppose for keeping all of the UK tied to the EU customs area

Opinion | A Brexit deal? Oh, well

The Brexit deal comes just ahead of a two-day EU summit starting Thursday

US President Donald Trump (Reuters file)
US President Donald Trump (Reuters file)

Opinion | Trump’s nuclear disclosure

In today’s world, even submarines are equipped with nukes and there’s no saying where these might be located. But if US-Turkey relations worsen, graver concerns would arise

Teachers need to adopt gender-neutral language and refrain from instilling any biases (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Teachers need to adopt gender-neutral language and refrain from instilling any biases (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

Opinion | Gender-neutral classrooms

Gender awareness among pre-adolescents is a matter of social conditioning, and to that extent, the role of teachers is limited

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Peter Handke. File photo: Reuters
Peter Handke. File photo: Reuters

Opinion | The Academy’s disgraceful choice of a literature laureate

The award for Milošević supporter Peter Handke amounts to a betrayal of Alfred Nobel’s ideals

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Photo: Mint

Opinion | Corporate activism can’t be left just to business leaders

Millennials who are part of workforces must also raise their voice on social and political matters

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