Opacity rules: The Hindu Editorial on how electoral bonds undermines voters’ right to know about political funding

The electoral bonds scheme undermines the voters’ right to know about funding of parties The reasons given by the Supreme Court for not staying the issuance of electoral bonds are … Read More

Deadly trail: The Hindu Editorial on Mumbai COVID-19 hospital fire

The Mumbai hospital fire shows that India needs to make public safety an absolute value Firefighters keep reminding people that fire is a good servant but a bad master, and … Read More

Salutary reminder: The Hindu Editorial on Consumer Price Index

Policymakers must focus on maintaining price stability given the volatile food and fuel costs With just over two weeks left to the March 31 deadline for the government and RBI … Read More

Two bad options: The Hindu Editorial on U.S. push for Afghan unity government with Taliban

Afghanistan’s leaders have to choose between war and sharing power with Taliban President Joe Biden’s push for an interim unity government in Afghanistan is a testament to his administration’s grim … Read More

An ambiguous levy: The Hindu Editorial on tax on PF incomes

The proposed tax on PF incomes has its logic, but operational details need a revisit Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has stressed that Budget 2021-22 raises resources to push the economy … Read More

Endless war: The Hindu Editorial on why Saudi Arabia should end its Yemen blockade

Saudi Arabia should end the blockade of Yemen and start talks with rebel factions The Biden administration’s decision to end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s Yemen war is a signal … Read More

Law and compassion: On remission to life convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

The question of remission should not be a matter of politics and electoral considerations Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has decided that only the President can decide the issue of … Read More

After the storm: The Hindu Editorial on tightening scrutiny of large NBFCs

The RBI’s plan to tighten scrutiny of large NBFCs is critical for financial stability The RBI has proposed a significant shift in its regulatory approach towards India’s non-banking financial companies … Read More

Murder in the convent: The Hindu Editorial on Sister Abhaya murder case

The verdict of a special CBI court in Thiruvananthapuram sentencing to life a former Catholic vicar, Thomas Kottoor, and a nun, Sister Sephy, upon finding them guilty of murdering a … Read More

Hope amid uncertainty: The Hindu Editorial on IMF’s World Economic Outlook 2020

IMF calls for more international cooperation as the world economy recovers slowly The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook sums up the challenges ahead in the report’s title: ‘A long and … Read More