KO Web Desk - March 23, 2023
Xi-Putin summit signalled much more than their growing ties and the effort to resolve Ukraine crisis. Russia’s increasing defiance of the West and China’s inexorable rise have confronted the US and the EU with a new existential crisis.
Riyaz Wani - March 23, 2023
Rahul Gandhi has shown some assertiveness about pursuing an inclusive political agenda, but a proper ideological narrative is far from taking shape
Amir Suhail Wani - March 23, 2023
What is needed is to reclaim Ramadan, consciously and conscientiously and to shred away the false accretions attached to it to realise its spirit and to wake up to its true call.
Dr Afroz Ahmad Shah - March 22, 2023
The immediate need is to do the vulnerability mapping because we do not have time to wait. The reviewing of buildings should be prioritised to decide the need for reinforcement and rebuilding, which could involve shifting people to safer locations.
Editorial Board - March 22, 2023
The fresh quake has come as an important reminder to us to become more mindful of our vulnerability to the natural disasters.
Guest Author - March 22, 2023
To ensure the safety and comfort of passengers, it is imperative that the railway department takes swift action to renovate the train and restore its amenities. There have been issues with its upkeep and security.
Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat - March 22, 2023
A major chunk of this year’s budget has gone to the water sector as Rs 5000 Crores (Rs 50 Billion) have been allocated to J&K under Jal Jeevan Mission. Will this amount be properly utilized? Who will monitor the work? Will unscientific solid and liquid waste management be a priority for the Government?
Editorial Board - March 21, 2023
The layoffs in tech sector are a source of global unease and reflect an underperforming global economy. And for the economy to stabilize and the rampant inflation to be reigned in, the Ukraine war has to end immediately.
Editorial Board - March 20, 2023
There’s a need for a balancing act between promoting tourism and ensuring that the lives of the local residents aren’t impacted. One remedy for this is to better regulate the traffic.
Guest Author - March 20, 2023
Coming to India, while the rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia would play an important role in softening the Sunni- Shia divide within the Indian Muslim population, yet the strategic foothold gained by China in the region would not be good news for New Delhi