Must Read News Articles – February 21

The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

Blending humaneness with healthcare solutions: With India’s ongoing demographic shifts, the number of elderly persons in poverty is increasing rapidly, yet many among this group are unable to access basic healthcare.


A brave new self-help world: We may have complained about the post-War order, but the lack of an intellectual replacement is a nightmare.

The writing is on the wall: There needs to be greater attention to the issue of identity and security that drove the jallikattu protests.

In India, diverging incomes despite equalising forces: Disparities have been strengthening, not weakening, over time. The less developed States are falling behind the richer ones instead of catching up.


Centre starts IPO process for rail PSUs: Within three weeks of the Budget announcement, the Finance Ministry has started the process of listing three rail PSUs — IRCTC, IRFC and IRCON.

Indian Express

Talking To The Taliban: It is in India’s strategic interest to engage Afghan insurgents.

Live Mint

Designing the bad bank of India: The most efficient approach would be to design solutions tailor-made for different parts of India’s bad loan problem.


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