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Columnists | The Asian Age

Nilofar Suhrawardy | Ayodhya glory will fade amid Covid tension before long

It cannot be ignored that the virus has left Indians a little too tense to remain distracted by his Ayodhya show for long

12 Aug 2020 5:25 PM

Sunanda K Datta-Ray | Make India stronger in order to take on China

As Dr Manmohan Singh, has always reiterated, the Asian ecosystem has ample space for India and China both to grow together

12 Aug 2020 4:58 PM

Vishnu Prakash | Will Kashmir turn into ‘heaven on earth’ again?

The state was also exempted from all the laws of the land, unless specifically adopted by its own Legislative Assembly

11 Aug 2020 5:26 PM

Aakar Patel | India losing its Mahabharat against Covid?

India is the only nation, to repeat, that has consistently been going up in terms of number of cases from the start till now

11 Aug 2020 5:15 PM

Anita Katyal | Singhal nephew at pujan venue; COVID reprieve for Gehlot government?

Salil Singhal’s presence, along with his wife Madhu, led many to ask about denying the same courtesy to children of senior BJP leaders

10 Aug 2020 5:03 PM

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Pavan K. Varma | Will ‘Ram Rajya’ lead to a more tolerant India?

ecularism in our country is not about the absolute separation of the State and faith

10 Aug 2020 4:31 PM

Waqyanawis | When Somen Mitra shoved Amar Singh out of Kolkata

It was a sad and quiet exit for Amar Singh who for most of his life remained boisterous and flamboyant

09 Aug 2020 5:08 PM

K.C. Singh | External affairs minister Jaishankar’s new vision may face reality check

An excerpt published recently from the book’s introduction outlines his worldview. It also raises a number of interesting points

09 Aug 2020 4:50 PM

Shashi Warrier | My first brush with a Madras autowallah

One final instruction relayed from my Madras cousin: Don’t ever take an autorickshaw in madras because the drivers are all cheats!

09 Aug 2020 4:32 PM

Shobhaa De | Playing cops & robbers in Mumbai-ishstyle drama

This week, all the loose ends were supposed to be tied up neatly by Mumbai police, but wait, Bihar police dramatically arrived in Mumbai

08 Aug 2020 6:43 PM

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Dev 360 | Pandemic on rise: More questions than answers

Meanwhile, India’s official Covid-19 tally has crossed the 19-lakh mark; and the death toll is close to 40,000

08 Aug 2020 5:06 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Art of Persia: Time to question Alexander’s Eurocentric history

Cyrus, a declared Zoroastrian and follower of the single god Ahura Mazda is mentioned in several instances in the Old Testament

08 Aug 2020 2:30 AM

Aakar Patel | How the media, like politics, has become bigoted and intolerant

The media space in India is funded primarily by advertising, The reader or viewer pays very little by way of subscription

05 Aug 2020 8:42 PM

Parsa Venkateshwar | Puja at Ayodhya: Modi’s bid to seal BJP’s future?

He was careful enough to avoid mentioning the other part of the Ayodhya settlement as directed by the SC in its November 2019 ruling

05 Aug 2020 8:26 PM

V Sudarshan | Men in The Castle and J&K's metamorphosis

With Kafkaesque efficiency, our bureaucrats in The Castle have managed not to hold elections, even to panchayats

05 Aug 2020 5:13 PM

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Mohan Guruswamy | China’s real target may be Arunachal Pradesh

Of late, the Chinese have given a glimpse of what their true intentions are by laying claim to Bhutan’s Sakteng wildlife reserve area

04 Aug 2020 5:14 PM

Kishwar Desai | As COVID-19 returns to UK, holidayers bear the brunt

Boris Johnson is now worried, scared of a second wave. So rules changed again, catching holiday makers unawares

04 Aug 2020 5:08 PM

Manish Tewari | A year after J&K ambush, many thorny questions remain

There was never and still isn’t even minimalist support for the abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir

04 Aug 2020 4:39 PM

Waqyanawis | Will J&K statehood be announced from Red Fort on August 15?

The big question is whether Modi and his deputy, home minister Amit Shah, will think out of the box and do course correction?

02 Aug 2020 5:38 PM

Dilli Ka Babu | With Babus as pawns, stage set for Nagaland vs Centre fight

The Centre has come down on the state government like a ton of bricks for “misgovernance”

01 Aug 2020 6:15 PM

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