Tag: Statesman editorial

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  • Murder of a tigress

    Murder of a tigress

    Regretfully, there was no operational coordination among veterinary professionals and the team that eventually killed the tigress

    December 9, 2018
  • Good queries…

    Good queries…

    The filthy, politically-laced slugfest involving its top two officials might cause tongues to wag in the top-heavy environs of New Delhi, but it pales into insignificance in the light of the court’s observation that “the essence of every government action must be in the interest of the institution and to adopt the best course”

    December 9, 2018
  • Urban distress

    Urban distress

    The disturbing collapse of the flyover in Majerhat, a lifeline to southern parts of Kolkata, has to be perceived in a context even deeper than the mishap at the Vivekananda bridge in that city in 2016 ~ though both provide ammunition to the Opposition to flay Mamata’s government. That petty politicking, even the Governor chipped …

    September 7, 2018
  • Chasing a mirage

    Chasing a mirage

    India has miles to go before planning a manned space flight. Only three nations, Russia, the USA and China have so far been able to achieve manned space missions. India does not even have the facilities to train astronauts.

    September 5, 2018
  • How many more?

    How many more?

    Let alone dismantling the Posta flyover, as recommended by IIT Kharagpur, no action has as yet been taken on its report, underlining the “serious flaws in design and poor quality of raw materials” that were used for the construction of the Posta flyover

    September 5, 2018