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How will Modi manage khichdi coalition?

Regional parties that are not currently in it but have been at one time, like some of the Tamilian parties, may join in.

03 Jun 2018 12:58 AM

What does the Opposition show of unity signify?

TRS chief minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao did come to Bengaluru to meet the Gowdas but he did not join the unity rally for this reason.

27 May 2018 12:08 AM

Anti-defection law does more harm than good

The anti-defection law essentially removes the conscience of the elected representative and is thus a blow to democracy and constitutionalism.

20 May 2018 5:34 AM

Nuclear tests and the futility of it all

According to sources, Pakistan today is actually ahead of us in terms of the number of nuclear devices it has produced.

13 May 2018 5:40 AM

A Jallianwala Bagh of our own making

The democratic Government of India, just like the colonial government, sees citizens as a nuisance.

06 May 2018 12:32 AM

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What’s the secret agenda of PM’s China visit?

The government has said there is no agenda but it is clear that Modi is not there for tourism.

29 Apr 2018 5:59 AM

Majoritarianism is never inclusive

The first few decades of Congress rule hid the fact that we Indians are also like our brothers in Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

22 Apr 2018 12:55 AM

Death sentence won’t stop rapes

In 2016, the total number of rape cases registered in India was 38,947 and there were over 106,000 crimes against children.

15 Apr 2018 6:11 AM

It’s tough unifying Hindus across the board

It is easier to unify the 85 per cent against the remaining 15 per cent and that is what usually happens on the subcontinent.

08 Apr 2018 4:20 AM

You’ll come out of it with a dislike for Kejriwal

Kejriwal helped citizens use the RTI as a tool to secure rights and information, meaning such things as rations, electricity connections and so on.

01 Apr 2018 1:27 AM

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Majority govts aren’t always good

The five years of the UPA-I coalition (2005-2009) produced an average GDP growth of 8.5 per cent, the highest in any five years in India’s history.

01 Apr 2018 12:06 AM

We don’t need judgments that blunt laws

The Indian law already has safeguards against the risk of false cases.

25 Mar 2018 12:13 AM

Ayodhya likely to become the issue in 2019

Newspapers and TV channels will get additional income from political advertising, much of it pretending to be news.

18 Mar 2018 12:17 AM

How law enforcement agencies work in India

The CBI is a Central agency, reporting to the Union government, unlike the police, which report to individual states.

11 Mar 2018 1:38 AM

Why local power may hold key to Delhi

The Election Commission keeps watch over this to some extent, but that is only in the phase after elections are announced.

04 Mar 2018 1:54 AM

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Bank frauds: Gujarat model’s underbelly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has still to address the Nirav Modi matter.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

What will Sangh militia do at the border?

The enemy can compel the less advanced nation to do what it wants, without much violence.

18 Feb 2018 4:56 AM

No justice for Kashmiris in India

The total number of soldiers who have ever faced trial in a civilian court for a crime in Kashmir is zero.

11 Feb 2018 12:11 AM

Let’s applaud Modi for the health scheme

The spend on the Army includes a pension payout which is 10 times bigger than Modicare, meaning Rs 100,000 crore.

04 Feb 2018 12:31 AM

Why is dissent confined to litfests?

An example of this is a photograph showing a violent event in one part of the world and representing it as being from another part.

28 Jan 2018 12:20 AM

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