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‘Make technology the backbone of Society 5.0’

To mark the start of 2020, Mint has been inviting policy makers, thought leaders and heads of corporate to share five ideas that will impact the decade ahead. Keshav Murugesh, chairman, NASSCOM, tells Nandita Mathur Society as a human-centered reality That technology will continue to emerge and disrupt …

Deep distrust, fear in society stifling growth: Manmohan

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said mere changes in the policy alone will not help revive the economy as a “toxic combination” of deep distrust, pervasive fear and a sense of hopelessness in society is stifling economic activity and, hence, economic growth. “With an absolute …

A lack of justice for young people in our punitive society

 ‘The popular desire to punish children as if they were fully formed little adults is so deep-rooted that I despair of any change despite the overwhelming case for reform,’ writes David Simpson. Illustration: Guardian Design The age of criminal responsibility for children has been a subject of debate …