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Babus’ ‘equality’? Mid-career course at Mussoorie will lose IAS-only tag

Mr Gauba’s predecessor P.K. Sinha held the post well beyond his two-year tenure thanks to several extensions

26 Aug 2021 1:58 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Reopen schools, but keep ground realities in mind

Online education has certainly helped many children but the pandemic has also exposed the glaring fault lines in our Digital India narrative

26 Aug 2021 1:55 AM

Resilience in a riskier planet: Progress made in Asia-Pacific

As of mid-August 2021, the Asian and Pacific countries had reported 65 million confirmed coronavirus cases and more than one million deaths

25 Aug 2021 1:50 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Taiwan, Tibet to Taliban: Chinese mischief widens

The concept of 'trust, faith and confidence' in India-China ties have all but evaporated

25 Aug 2021 12:48 AM

Aakar Patel | Don’t we care that India’s in a mess, and its growth halted?

The other interesting aspect of recent years is the introduction of new laws that have taken India in a particular direction

24 Aug 2021 4:23 AM

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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | India’s real problem on Taliban is its Pak links

India’s first real brush with the Taliban came during the December 1999 Indian Airlines IC-814 hijacking

24 Aug 2021 4:19 AM

Sanjaya Baru | A mantra for all strategic pacts: ‘Trust, but verify’

It’s a thought that India has been forced to remember by the recent events in Afghanistan

23 Aug 2021 1:29 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Leave Afghanistan alone; step up Kashmir defence

This does not mean that the Taliban, which has swept to power in the war-torn country, must be left alone to run havoc

22 Aug 2021 3:26 AM

Ranjona Banerji | How paisa got ‘purana’ & self-reliance lost currency

The old coins of 50 paisa and 25 paisa were called aath (eight) anna and char (four) anna

22 Aug 2021 2:28 AM

Anita Katyal | Can Sushmita swing it for TMC? Who heeds Dhami?

Sushmita’s first task in her new party is to help the Trinamul Congress expand its footprint beyond West Bengal to this northeastern state

22 Aug 2021 1:02 AM

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Farrukh Dhondy | Hypocrisy runs amok in West as Kabul falls & dark days loom

He reported from several cities as they fell to the Taliban offensive -- a hurricane through yielding fields

21 Aug 2021 12:10 AM

Shobhaa De | In Afghanistan, the real villains are Americans

With Kabul gone, the Taliban is back in control, and that is indeed an ominous sign for us, here in India, as well as the rest of the world

21 Aug 2021 12:10 AM

Karan Thapar | Horrors of 1947 Partition: A selective remembrance?

Narendra Modi’s crudely named Partition Horrors remembrance Day is a very different thing

20 Aug 2021 1:59 AM

K.C. Singh | What next in Kabul: Has Taliban really changed?

The Taliban have so far maintained a disciplined deployment in Kabul, avoiding revenge killings or intrusions into homes

19 Aug 2021 1:53 AM

Dilip Cherian | Did India's babus miss the bus, fail to read signals right on Taliban?

There are some whispers that external affairs minister S. Jaishankar’s policy framework is now in shambles

19 Aug 2021 1:41 AM

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Mohan Guruswamy | Global reserve currency is an urgent need for all

In the past few decades, the GWP has grown at a much faster rate

18 Aug 2021 12:49 AM

Aakar Patel | What India will we leave for future generations? Some thoughts on I-Day

The people are useful for the State as they give it legitimacy, but they are also seen as a nuisance that gets in the way of government

17 Aug 2021 2:52 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Colonial era tools don’t belong in a democracy

Justice delayed is justice denied, especially in district and subordinate courts where 33.3 million cases were pending last year

17 Aug 2021 2:06 AM

Kishwar Desai | 3 plus 2 vs WFH, shops-to-homes: Getting ready for a post-Covid UK

Not everyone is prepared to come back to work in offices, but prefer to be somewhere in the country and logging in when required

16 Aug 2021 3:03 AM

Anand K. Sahay | A new Afghan turn that New Delhi didn’t notice

India has sufficient goodwill in diverse quarters in Afghanistan, but it gave no impression of leveraging this

16 Aug 2021 2:08 AM

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