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While granting workers the right to sit is a positive move, India has a long way to go (Representative Image) (AFP via Getty Images) PREMIUM

The right to sit must be the beginning

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2021 07:53 PM IST
The lack of access to seating works as a strong impediment to women’s participation in India’s workforce
The extent of how far the grouping will move in the military domain is unclear (ANI)
The extent of how far the grouping will move in the military domain is unclear (ANI)

The message from Modi’s visit

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2021 07:52 PM IST
The India-US strategic relationship remains robust, Quad is here to stay and there is clarity about the challenge
This newspaper, while recognising the historic discrimination faced by marginalised communities on the axis of caste, believes that a caste census will only reinforce the politics of identity (Sambit Saha/HT Archive)
This newspaper, while recognising the historic discrimination faced by marginalised communities on the axis of caste, believes that a caste census will only reinforce the politics of identity (Sambit Saha/HT Archive)

2021: Focus on census, not caste

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2021 07:50 PM IST
Given India’s multiple challenges at the moment, the Centre is right about moving ahead with the 2021 census, without caste enumeration
To be taken seriously in 2024, the Congress needs to get 2022 right. (Hindustan Times)
To be taken seriously in 2024, the Congress needs to get 2022 right. (Hindustan Times)

In poll-bound states, the challenge for the Congress

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2021 08:27 PM IST
In Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand, the party faces stiff challenges ahead of the next year’s assembly elections. To be taken seriously in 2024, the Congress needs to get 2022 right.
Signature Bridge engulfed in a thick layer of haze, Wazirabad, New Delhi, October 23, 2020 (Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Signature Bridge engulfed in a thick layer of haze, Wazirabad, New Delhi, October 23, 2020 (Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

The battle against air pollution

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2021 08:28 PM IST
The World Health Organization’s new metric on pollution levels highlights the scale of India’s challenge. India must focus on cleaning up its power, industry, and transport sectors, set up interim targets, and plan a more nuanced regional approach to provide the clean air to its citizens.
Despite the international ban on rhino horn trade since 1977, extensive illegal trade persists through Asia (AP)
Despite the international ban on rhino horn trade since 1977, extensive illegal trade persists through Asia (AP)

Assam’s quest for rhino conservation

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:31 PM IST
In the face of the poaching challenge, the Assam government’s decision to publicly burn horns sends out a strong message that the body part has no commercial and medicinal value, and that India values its wildlife heritage
PM Modi will seek to strengthen ties with the US, send a message on regional security to China, and assert India’s independent worldview at the UN (PTI)
PM Modi will seek to strengthen ties with the US, send a message on regional security to China, and assert India’s independent worldview at the UN (PTI)

India’s mission in the US

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:17 PM IST
Each strand of Indian foreign policy will be on display during Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s visit
India’s High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Universal Health Coverage recommends a nurse-doctor ratio of 3:1. Other than the lack of an adequate number of health workers, there is also considerable variation in the number of health personnel available across states and the rural and urban areas. (HT PHOTO)
India’s High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Universal Health Coverage recommends a nurse-doctor ratio of 3:1. Other than the lack of an adequate number of health workers, there is also considerable variation in the number of health personnel available across states and the rural and urban areas. (HT PHOTO)

The real deficit in India’s health care system

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2021 07:02 PM IST
To accelerate the pace and meet our global health commitments, India must build more institutions for producing professionals and create a conducive environment, with adequate pay packages, to attract and retain the best talent in the workforce.
The controversy will also lead to diminished trust between the two countries. India, where the largest volumes of vaccines are made in the world, is among nations that hold the key to ending the pandemic. It is important that the UK takes a more reasonable position, and opens its doors to vaccinated Indians. (File photo)
The controversy will also lead to diminished trust between the two countries. India, where the largest volumes of vaccines are made in the world, is among nations that hold the key to ending the pandemic. It is important that the UK takes a more reasonable position, and opens its doors to vaccinated Indians. (File photo)

UK is wrong on vaccines

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2021 06:10 PM IST
Travellers to the United Kingdom (UK) will not be considered fully vaccinated if they have received their coronavirus vaccines in India from next month. UK’s position on entry of Indians is illogical and harmful
Beyond Punjab, this will lead to a renewed debate on the politics of Dalit representation in the country (Keshav Singh /Hindustan Times)
Beyond Punjab, this will lead to a renewed debate on the politics of Dalit representation in the country (Keshav Singh /Hindustan Times)

The churn in Dalit politics

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 08:28 PM IST
There are three strands within Dalit politics. How these evolve will shape power equations. Mr Channi’s appointment will have an impact on national politics
By making it untenable for Captain Amarinder Singh to continue as Punjab’s chief minister (CM), and now picking Charanjeet Singh Channi as the next CM, the Congress leadership appears to believe it has warded off anti-incumbency, ended the internal factional battle between Mr Singh and state party president Navjot Singh Sidhu, and strengthened the party in the run-up to the 2022 polls. (Reuters)
By making it untenable for Captain Amarinder Singh to continue as Punjab’s chief minister (CM), and now picking Charanjeet Singh Channi as the next CM, the Congress leadership appears to believe it has warded off anti-incumbency, ended the internal factional battle between Mr Singh and state party president Navjot Singh Sidhu, and strengthened the party in the run-up to the 2022 polls. (Reuters)

Punjab: The Congress gamble

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2021 08:02 PM IST
While picking a Dalit chief minister may work, the party has mismanaged the state, and erred on Captain
Facebook and its products have been upheld as examples of harmful technology. It began five years ago when the abuse was so formidable that it influenced an election in the United States and a referendum in the United Kingdom. (AP)
Facebook and its products have been upheld as examples of harmful technology. It began five years ago when the abuse was so formidable that it influenced an election in the United States and a referendum in the United Kingdom. (AP)

Facebook’s broken policies, tech, and management

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2021 08:01 PM IST
The company has repeatedly demonstrated a knack for making the wrong choice when faced with hard decisions. WSJ’s recent reporting now makes it clear the problem begins at the top
The nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan. India’s convergence with the US helps. It creates leverage in negotiations with China. It leads to intelligence-sharing and support, as has happened in Ladakh. But Washington must realise that New Delhi cannot continue to make artificial distinctions between its east and west. (AP File)
The nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan. India’s convergence with the US helps. It creates leverage in negotiations with China. It leads to intelligence-sharing and support, as has happened in Ladakh. But Washington must realise that New Delhi cannot continue to make artificial distinctions between its east and west. (AP File)

The problem in the West

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 05:07 PM IST
For a true partnership, the United States must understand India’s concerns to the West. It is in the west that India confronts a military-controlled Pakistani establishment, which believes in using terror and religious extremism
Poor students from pandemic-struck homes receiving free education and meals at an NGO in Navi Mumbai. Even as NGOs must be transparent and accountable, the State must see civil society as an ally and not as an adversary. (Representational image/HT PHOTO)
Poor students from pandemic-struck homes receiving free education and meals at an NGO in Navi Mumbai. Even as NGOs must be transparent and accountable, the State must see civil society as an ally and not as an adversary. (Representational image/HT PHOTO)

The role of civil society organisations

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2021 05:43 PM IST
The government must treat civil society as an ally; non-governmental organisations must be transparent
Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel greets Gujarat governor Acharya Devvrat during the state ministerial cabinet swearing-in ceremony in Gandhinagar on Thursday. (PTI)
Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel greets Gujarat governor Acharya Devvrat during the state ministerial cabinet swearing-in ceremony in Gandhinagar on Thursday. (PTI)

The BJP’s Gujarat experiment

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2021 05:20 PM IST
The party, under Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, has often been ruthless before elections to ward off anti-incumbency. This has usually taken the form of replacing a range of candidates and picking new faces
Agriculture needs an honest political conversation (Arabinda Mahapatra)
Agriculture needs an honest political conversation (Arabinda Mahapatra)

India’s farmers need a ‘new deal’

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2021 08:10 PM IST
If farming does not generate adequate incomes, India’s farmers cannot be blamed for not making investments in augmenting production and sustainability techniques
India’s telecom revolution sparked a change in the social, economic and political structures (Shutterstock)
India’s telecom revolution sparked a change in the social, economic and political structures (Shutterstock)

A lifeline for the telecom sector

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2021 08:06 PM IST
The government has done well to step in. Now, sustain the spirit of reforms. A thriving sector cannot be built on the backs of failed companies
US secretary of state Antony Blinken. (File photo)
US secretary of state Antony Blinken. (File photo)

End the delusion on Pakistan

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2021 06:01 PM IST
For 20 years, Islamabad sold a story of indispensability to Washington. The outcome was a humiliating US exit from Afghanistan. It is time for the American establishment to end its delusion on Pakistan
Union minister for environment and climate change Bhupender Yadav and United States special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry at the launch of CAFMD at Indira Paryawaran Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday, September 13. (Arvind Yadav/HT photo)
Union minister for environment and climate change Bhupender Yadav and United States special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry at the launch of CAFMD at Indira Paryawaran Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday, September 13. (Arvind Yadav/HT photo)

On climate, the Delhi-DC dynamic

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2021 05:02 PM IST
While Washington’s promise to facilitate the availability of finance and clean tech to India can help accelerate the energy transition, and restore the trust between the developing and the developed world, there is still lack of clarity on the quantum and timelines for such a roll-out
An NSO report show farm incomes have risen by 57% between 2012-13 and 2018-19, at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3%. (AP File)
An NSO report show farm incomes have risen by 57% between 2012-13 and 2018-19, at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3%. (AP File)

The structural shift in Indian agriculture is worrying

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2021 06:02 PM IST
The increase in wages as a component of the income basket shows that farmers are not moving into a higher-paying, stable, productive economy but are becoming more reliant on informal labour to sustain their incomes
A health worker sanitises voters as they wait in queues to cast votes at a polling station. The BJP’s explicit attempts to communalise the UP polls by mobilising Hindus, and the Opposition’s implicit hope to do so by winning over Muslims, is dangerous. (PTI)
A health worker sanitises voters as they wait in queues to cast votes at a polling station. The BJP’s explicit attempts to communalise the UP polls by mobilising Hindus, and the Opposition’s implicit hope to do so by winning over Muslims, is dangerous. (PTI)

Don’t communalise UP polls

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2021 04:12 PM IST
The BJP’s explicit attempts to communalise the UP polls by mobilising Hindus, and the Opposition’s implicit hope to do so by winning over Muslims, is dangerous
The roots of Vijay Rupani’s resignation as chief minister (CM) in 2021, and that of Anandiben Patel in 2015, do not just lie in immediate political factors, though, to be sure, Covid-19 mismanagement and Patidar discontent contributed to Mr Rupani’s exit. They lie in the fact that after Narendra Modi, the BJP has not found a leader who has the political stature to sustain the party’s electoral dominance in Gujarat. And in that lies the story of both the BJP’s strength and its weakness. (PTI)
The roots of Vijay Rupani’s resignation as chief minister (CM) in 2021, and that of Anandiben Patel in 2015, do not just lie in immediate political factors, though, to be sure, Covid-19 mismanagement and Patidar discontent contributed to Mr Rupani’s exit. They lie in the fact that after Narendra Modi, the BJP has not found a leader who has the political stature to sustain the party’s electoral dominance in Gujarat. And in that lies the story of both the BJP’s strength and its weakness. (PTI)

Gujarat: The BJP’s poll card

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2021 07:43 PM IST
When a strong leader, with a mass base and a high degree of political control, leaves office, there is a vacuum
Protesters demand justice for a minor girl who was allegedly raped, murdered, and cremated without her parents' consent at, New Delhi, India, August 4, 2021 (Hindustan Times)
Protesters demand justice for a minor girl who was allegedly raped, murdered, and cremated without her parents' consent at, New Delhi, India, August 4, 2021 (Hindustan Times)

The epidemic of sexual violence persists

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2021 07:44 PM IST
The latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) paints a frightful picture of a steady rise in rape cases. India recorded 32,033 rape cases in 2019. This implies that at least 88 women were raped every day.
One World Trade Center reflected in the glass of The Millennium Hilton, New York. The erstwhile site of the World Trade Center twin towers is now a memorial to the 2,606 civilians, firefighters, and law enforcement officers who died in an al Qaeda on September 11, 2001. For India, 9/11 established what it had always known. Terror recognises no boundaries, and Pakistan is the real problem. (AFP)
One World Trade Center reflected in the glass of The Millennium Hilton, New York. The erstwhile site of the World Trade Center twin towers is now a memorial to the 2,606 civilians, firefighters, and law enforcement officers who died in an al Qaeda on September 11, 2001. For India, 9/11 established what it had always known. Terror recognises no boundaries, and Pakistan is the real problem. (AFP)

How 2001 shaped 2021

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2021 04:27 PM IST
9/11 was an opportunity to create a global consensus on terror. The world failed. The disgraceful manner in which the US handled its exit from Afghanistan and the return of the Taliban is an outcome of this flawed post-9/11 architecture
Representational image. (PTI File)
Representational image. (PTI File)

When NDA opens to women

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2021 06:39 PM IST
With the Supreme Court’s persistent nudging, armed forces move towards inclusion and one more barrier to gender equality falls
Representational image. (HT Archive)
Representational image. (HT Archive)

For LGBTQIA+, a step towards true equality

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2021 06:16 PM IST
Identifying outdated (and incorrect) information within textbooks at all levels is a first step in creating a safe learning environment for the LGBTQIA+ community, and one of many steps towards building a truly equal society
Representational image. (Bloomberg)
Representational image. (Bloomberg)

India confronts increased rain-deficiency, climate migration

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Several climate crisis-related studies have said that droughts will increase in northwest and peninsular India. This will affect agricultural output and also the lives of those involved in the sector
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday. The Taliban on Tuesday announced a caretaker Cabinet stacked with veterans of their harsh rule in the late 1990s and subsequent 20-year battle against the U.S.-led coalition and its Afghan government allies. (AP)
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday. The Taliban on Tuesday announced a caretaker Cabinet stacked with veterans of their harsh rule in the late 1990s and subsequent 20-year battle against the U.S.-led coalition and its Afghan government allies. (AP)

The new Afghan government

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2021 05:07 PM IST
The Taliban has formalised its military takeover of Afghanistan, and the de facto control it has exercised over the Afghan State since August 15, with the announcement of a new interim government
Representational image. (AP)
Representational image. (AP)

The future is at stake

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2021 05:49 PM IST
Covid-19 has devastated education; it also affected teachers; while many tried to help students, most were out of touch with them. It may take years to compensate for the loss
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