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360 Degree

The army’s onslaught on Sharif led to defections and a drift of some ‘electables’ to Imran Khan who is viewed as the army’s favourite.

One poll, and its pitfalls

India is one country, but we need to recognise the existence of 29 states within this country and each state having its own elected government.

15 Jul 2018 12:15 AM

It’s an idea that calls for more debate

Due to a lack of cap on total expenditure, political parties spend enormous amounts of money on elections.

15 Jul 2018 12:12 AM

When will India qualify for the World cup?

The World Cup has shown that neither wealth nor size of population matters in producing quality football teams.

08 Jul 2018 3:15 AM

Excellence comes with a price

The World Cup in Russia has offered a chastening lesson for Asian and African teams, with none of them qualifying for the quarter-finals.

08 Jul 2018 1:05 AM

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Gulf dream is over, but Dubai holds out

Dubai has been going through a rough patch as slackening consumer demand broke the back of retail trade, the mainstay of the emirate’s economy.

02 Jul 2018 5:23 AM

Debunking a ghost town story

A new six-month visa will be introduced for job-seekers who overstayed their visa but wish to work in the country.

02 Jul 2018 5:12 AM

Bumpy roads delay GST’s promise

One of the major pull factors for the tax net was the input tax credit, but the bigger trigger was capturing of the data in a seamless manner.

01 Jul 2018 7:07 AM

Consumption-led states get an advantage

It appears that the GST has brought in a competitive edge for consumption-led states.

01 Jul 2018 7:00 AM

Ease of doing business to be key for states

One of the advantages of the GST regime is the elimination of multiple taxes.

01 Jul 2018 6:54 AM

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States reluctant to include fuel, liquor

Liquor, LPG, natural gas, aviation turbine fuel (ATF), petrol and diesel are exempt from GST.

01 Jul 2018 6:50 AM

GST marks federal nature of Indian Constitution

The powers of the Centre and the states were clearly demarcated.

01 Jul 2018 12:01 AM

Trump’s tariff war

Several countries have either threatened to retaliate or have retaliated against the targeting of their imports by the United States.

24 Jun 2018 6:53 AM

Trade war and India

Taking cue from the US, India can also strive to restart many of its fading industries which slowed down due to the huge inflow of Chinese imports.

24 Jun 2018 6:45 AM

Constitutional lessons

We have TV anchors shouting hoarse declaring everyone who does not agree with them as anti-nationals.

19 Jun 2018 5:48 AM

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It’s tough to teach

The more productive effort would be to make our public servants understand the law and the Constitution.

19 Jun 2018 5:32 AM

Let’s teach our children fundamental rights. And duties

Education for democracy and in democracy are absolutely essential for the success of a democratic experiment.

19 Jun 2018 5:22 AM

Lateral Entry: An Elixir for a moth eaten system

The primary focus of the civil services created by the British Raj was on law and order and revenue collection.

17 Jun 2018 6:44 AM

Modi’s gamble leaves bureaucrats, Opposition seething

Dalits are particularly wary of quota rules being ignored in the lateral entry scheme.

17 Jun 2018 12:25 AM

When battle for 2019 gets dirty and dangerous

The BJP intends to project Modi as “Mahabharata’s Abhimanyu, trapped in enemy’s chakravyuh fought valiantly.”

10 Jun 2018 6:29 AM

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