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Dilip Cherian | Mizoram’s curious case of two chief secretaries

Clearly, there has been an obvious lack of coordination between the two authorities leading to the creation of this awkward situation

03 Nov 2021 1:43 AM

K.C. Singh | Can India change, make its policies climate-friendly?

But the United States, the European Union and China renounced the overseas funding of coal-related projects

03 Nov 2021 12:39 AM

Changing faith or propagating one’s religion: Is it a right or a crime in India?

India allows Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist dalits access to Scheduled Caste reservations but not Christian and Muslim dalits

02 Nov 2021 12:06 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Nehru vs Patel: On how to conciliate, and not divide

Modi has invested hugely in creating the illusion that the Congress Party’s preferred leader was the Sardar and that Nehru was imposed on it

02 Nov 2021 12:00 AM

What upset Malik; Nirmala’s dilemma; will Preneet follow Capt. out of Cong?

Party leaders like K.C. Venugopal or P.L. Punia drew attention to the BJP’s massive membership drive

01 Nov 2021 7:10 AM

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Sanjaya Baru | Modi’s macroeconomics: Lack of clarity confusing

Economic policy watchers in New Delhi have often wondered who among the economists in the government Prime Minister Modi pays attention to

01 Nov 2021 1:54 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Convictions that are faith-based hard to fathom for a rationalist

Perhaps that’s a paradoxical assertion as understanding and faith are by definition opposed

31 Oct 2021 2:54 AM

Kulbir Kaur | Has instant messaging killed communication?

Call it the age factor, but I so long for those simple, slow paced days

31 Oct 2021 2:23 AM

Pavan K. Varma | A 10-point 'toolkit' for an authoritarian democracy

Each step in this journey that goes unchallenged prepares the ground for the next step, further reinforcing the trend

31 Oct 2021 1:48 AM

Jasim Mohammad | How Modi stayed statesmanlike despite attacks on Hindus in Bangla

The minority population such as Hindus would not be safe under the rule of the Awami League, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

30 Oct 2021 7:45 AM

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Shobhaa De | Why the Congress Party is like the latest Bond movie

The Congress Party needs a Q. Remember, the BJP has successfully harvested many Qs and is ready for the Digital War in 2024

30 Oct 2021 7:30 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | India set to score brownie points at Glasgow’s COP?

In Paris, there was a commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 50 per cent by 2030

29 Oct 2021 3:03 AM

Dilip Cherian | Amit Khare to ‘get job done’? PMO now has new point man

Given the buzz surrounding his appointment, he may well outshine the Cabinet secretary during his new two-year tenure

29 Oct 2021 2:34 AM

Shikha Mukerjee | In democratic parties, why dissent equals disloyalty?

Respecting the right of party functionaries to speak out, without incurring punishment ought to be the norm rather than the exception

28 Oct 2021 1:01 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | South Asia confederation: Is it still a workable idea?

That ideal inspired Syama Prasad Mookerjee to break the law and court arrest, leading to his death, in Kashmir in 1953

27 Oct 2021 2:09 AM

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Maura Moynihan | China beats the drums of war in Asia

Indian military officials just confirmed that the PLA has sent 50,000 troops to the India-Tibet border

27 Oct 2021 1:13 AM

Aakar Patel | The real story behind India’s success in 1 bn vaccine doses

On August 7, 2020, the SII, the country’s largest private vaccine manufacturer, signed an agreement with the global vaccine alliance GAVI

26 Oct 2021 1:35 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Indian history: The tales of defeat in North India

Little is told about regions like Odisha and Bengal, while Assam hardly figures

26 Oct 2021 1:18 AM

Kishwar Desai | Queen caustic; many take an 'Earthshot' to 'fix' the planet

The Queen had a reception for the rich patrons who are going to pour money for fighting climate change

25 Oct 2021 1:47 AM

Sanjeev Ahluwalia | Glasgow COP looming: Feel earth move under your feet

At the current rate of around thirty-four billion tons of CO2 emissions per year, we could exhaust our carbon budget in less than a decade

25 Oct 2021 1:10 AM

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