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Columnists | The Asian Age

Faultlines deepen in Gulf: What’s Trump gameplan?

Oil prices have hovered over $60 and touching $70 as the Gulf crisis unfolded.

18 Jan 2020 2:59 AM

Reclaiming our identity as Indians & Muslims

The nationwide anti-CAA protests are spontaneous and there is little to no coordination within these.

17 Jan 2020 7:03 AM

Australia aflame: Doing nothing is consent for doom

The truth was leaked even before fellow Australian tourists in Hawaii had the chance to tweet selfies with a grinning prime minister.

17 Jan 2020 1:09 AM

Amid protests, Left and Congress two elephants in the room

The headlines should warm the cockles of Prime Minister Modi’s heart.

15 Jan 2020 1:54 AM

Will BJP voters desert Modi, re-elect AAP?

Ground reports and some recent opinion polls suggest a groundswell in favour of the AAP.

15 Jan 2020 1:51 AM

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Why is govt desperate for the West’s praise?

The Americans and Iranians don’t feel it necessary to keep India in the picture over their spat.

14 Jan 2020 4:14 AM

Iranians should remember that revenge always best served cold

Trump, facing impeachment and re-election, could do with a short, sharp war.

14 Jan 2020 4:10 AM

Now or later, talks the only way out for J&K

What might have lulled many in New Delhi into complacency is the relative calm in the Valley.

13 Jan 2020 12:37 AM

Tug-of-war over tricolour; most powerful man in MP

That Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot are not exactly on best terms is an open secret.

13 Jan 2020 12:33 AM

The Manu in us: Kill him to exorcise caste

Manu enjoys great influence and respectability in Indian society even today.

12 Jan 2020 2:20 AM

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An Indo-Anglian’s document dilemmas

It may not be a bad idea to suggest the United States’ example regarding citizenship.

12 Jan 2020 2:11 AM

Mideast gets breather amid US-Iran standoff

With the kind of passion generated by Iranian nationalism there was a range of options which analysts were assessing from the Iranian side.

11 Jan 2020 12:36 AM

The Indian dictionary of acceptable phrases

We have reached the stage in our democracy where a lamp is called a chair, a stool a shirt and a tubelight the sun.

10 Jan 2020 12:14 AM

Army chiefs’ tenure law fixed without any discussion

Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not touch on the justification or otherwise for extending a service chief’s tenure.

10 Jan 2020 12:10 AM

Young Indians want to take back stolen future

JNU students say the police remained standing by as the stick-wielding intruders exited the campus without any resistance.

09 Jan 2020 1:02 AM

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#MeToo on trial: Will Harvey be convicted?

As the Weinstein trial progresses and more details come to light, similar conundrums are likely to emerge.

09 Jan 2020 12:58 AM

What does it take to fight Hindutva and fascism?

Given the highly contagious virus, the ancient habit would inevitably become a ready source of its rapid transmission.

08 Jan 2020 2:20 AM

Decision time for Cong: Can it lead from front?

This is not a political impasse that can be negotiated through complicated calculations of advantage and profit.

08 Jan 2020 2:16 AM

Don’t place the burden of our expectations on the judiciary

In Pakistan, courts are often expected to resolve fundamental questions concerning the identity of the state.

07 Jan 2020 1:31 AM

Modi legacy: What the future holds for India

The man is full of energy, strong in the saddle and is likely to be around till 2030.

07 Jan 2020 1:29 AM

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