Category: Insights into Editorial

Insights into Editorial: Educating girls can improve India’s health outcomes

Insights into Editorial: Educating girls can improve India’s health outcomes         Introduction: Education is one of the most critical areas of empowerment for women, as many affirmed. It is also an area that offers some of the clearest examples of discrimination women suffer. Among children not attending school there are twice as many girls as boys, and among illiterate...

Insights into Editorial: The mob that hates

Insights into Editorial: The mob that hates     Recent Context of Lynching in India: As the grim threat of lynching casts a terrifying shadow over large swathes of the country, directions from India’s Supreme Court to all governments to take steps to prevent what it described as “horrendous acts of mobocracy” can only be welcomed. The court has asked Parliament...

Insights into Editorial: Fix the pothole problem

Insights into Editorial: Fix the pothole problem   Introduction: Potholes took a deadly toll in 2017, claiming almost 10 lives daily with annual fatalities in the country adding up to 3,597 — a more than 50% rise over the toll for 2016. Maharashtra recorded a doubling of deaths at 726 year on year — disheartening evidence that road safety remains...

Insights into Editorial: Agriculture investment: Time to cultivate a visible hand

Insights into Editorial: Agriculture investment: Time to cultivate a visible hand Introduction: Doubling the farmers’ income in India by 2022 is one of the top priorities of the present government. However, it is not an easy task, given the plethora of challenges faced by agriculture sector. One of the challenges faced by Indian agriculture today is the lack of investment....

Insights into Editorial: A helping hand for Indian universities

Insights into Editorial: A helping hand for Indian universities         Context: Six higher education institutions, including the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, the Indian Institutes of Technology at Mumbai and Delhi, and the proposed Jio Institute of the Reliance Foundation, have been named Institutions of Eminence (IoE) by the Centre. The Jio Institute in Maharashtra — which has...