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War, as we have known it, is no more

The fighter plane is 100-year-old technology, having been first used in World War I in 1914.

06 Oct 2019 4:39 AM

World needs to be clear on what terrorism is

The lack of unanimity amongst us on the issue of terrorism dents those very principles that are the basis for the creation of the UN.

29 Sep 2019 7:21 AM

Can a risk-averse India be a $5 trillion economy?

The first, and this may surprise some readers, is the former Soviet Union.

22 Sep 2019 3:11 AM

Let’s have free movement within Saarc

The citizens of Poland and Portugal can move to London or Copenhagen freely and set up home and family there.

15 Sep 2019 12:05 AM

Exploring space: Our next evolutionary step

The next step in such a scale would be to make life and consciousness multi-planetary.

08 Sep 2019 7:48 AM

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Three decisions that can split India apart

The final National Register of Citizens is out and India has excluded 19 lakh people from it.

01 Sep 2019 12:32 AM

Strong, decisive leadership isn’t always good, can cause blunders

Decisions are good when the outcomes are understood and there is a calculation on the degrees of fallout.

26 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

India’s internal conflicts are bleeding it out

The reality is that all occupying armies, with armed men living far from home, and amid hostile populations, behave in the same way.

18 Aug 2019 12:25 AM

Article 370: Impact will reveal itself in time

Kashmiris will be free from their family-based parties and will have the opportunity to discover fresh democratic opportunities.

11 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

UAPA is against principles of law & justice

In the amendment to UAPA, the state has now been given the power to name individuals as “terrorists”.

04 Aug 2019 6:22 AM

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Humans have an interest in inhabiting Mars

China is also launching at the same time with an orbiter (meaning a satellite that will orbit Mars) and a rover, meaning a device that will land.

28 Jul 2019 7:01 AM

Moon mission a giant leap for India

India will become the fourth nation to be able to reach the moon after America, Russia and China.

21 Jul 2019 12:31 AM

With new chief, can Congress redefine itself?

India does not have as democratic a political system inside its parties as the UK and the US.

14 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Lack of innovation is a problem in India

There is other material that also indicates where we stand in comparison to the rest of the world on invention and innovation.

07 Jul 2019 6:54 AM

When Pakistan exalts Indian heroes

Knowledge of this will confuse most Indians because our understanding is coloured by our religious nationalism.

30 Jun 2019 12:27 AM

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Israel insists that the US be tough on Iran

Donald Trump said he had cancelled the attack after being told that 150 Iranians would die in this attack.

23 Jun 2019 1:42 AM

What is the ground reality in Kashmir?

The dehumanising of Kashmiris has happened over a long period and is not the doing of this government alone — and this is a fact.

16 Jun 2019 9:21 AM

Azim Premji is a philanthropist role model

The idea of charity in that period was unknown though the Church took a cut of the income of all who could give.

09 Jun 2019 12:10 AM

Kaun banega BJP president?

The selection of the diplomat Subrahmanyam Jaishankar as foreign minister was not even anticipated by the media.

02 Jun 2019 12:15 AM

Assess, rectify, reflect on how far we strayed

The defeated leaders will not be short of advice, particularly from the media on what went wrong and what they should now do.

26 May 2019 6:51 AM

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