Saturday, September 25, 2021
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Ravi S Gupta

Sedition law: aye, nay

Given the legal opinion and the views of the government in favour of the law, it is unlikely that Section 124A will be scrapped soon. However, the section should not be misused as a tool to curb free speech.

Increasing learning gap

The narrowing of distance between school, home and community is a welcome step and needs to continue even after schools reopen.

Only vaccine is not enough

How long will the immunity conferred by the COVID-19 vaccine last? Will the immune response be strong in all persons who receive it?

What is there is the building

It is the farsighted vision of current government — dedicating the new Parliament building to the country by the 75th year of Independence in 2022 —which will nurture the atmanirbhar nation’s aspiration.

Unfortunately, we remember our fundamental rights but forget our fundamental duties

Since ancient times, people in India have had a tradition of performing their duties — even in partial disregard of their rights and privileges. Since time immemorial, an individual’s “kartavya” — the performance of one’s duties towards society, his/her country and his/her parents — was emphasised.

Repeal the law, not reform

Without developing new markets for the more dynamic lines of activity, agriculture, farmers and the economy will be stuck with a slow-moving cereal economy.

Corruption in India and solutions

To eradicate corruption, the will of both govt and common people need to be put into place. It is not a one way process.

Women in the workplace: Issues and challenges

Gender bias and sexual harassment are not just what we are talking about but there are few more issues that are big hurdles for women to grow high up in the corporate scene.

Radical Islam and terrorism

Are terror killings acceptable? No, whatever be the cause. The second is the right to freedom of expression. A definite and loud yes. The right to criticise? Another definite yes!!

Growing menace of rape in India

No reform can be successful, unless it is accepted by the people at large. The societal attitude towards rape and its victims must change.

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