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Mohan Guruswamy

Andhra & Bihar: SCS for two dissimilar states

The richer states in India like Punjab or Kerala have per capita incomes that are six times more than Bihar’s Rs 34,000.

27 Mar 2018 12:21 AM

India’s regional policy: Still meddle and muddle

Afghanistan is no longer the glacis on which the war for India will be fought. Neither are Tibet and Xinjiang buffers against northern threats.

23 Mar 2018 2:21 AM

Is Manmohan Singh an honest man?

The relationship between circle costs and user charges are direct and easily apparent.

14 Mar 2018 1:46 AM

Rewriting history: Make Hanuman a human first!

The Ramayan wants us to believe they were humanoids with speech, but with the physical features of apes and other animals.

10 Mar 2018 1:52 AM

The challenge of living next to China

For India to pick up the Chinese slack and matter to the world, it needs to be posting a more frenetic 9-10 per cent over the next decade or more.

06 Mar 2018 6:15 AM


India, China and what gives in the Maldives

The Maldives was the last South Asian country to be decolonised, which was in 1965.

26 Feb 2018 12:04 AM

Tipeshwar’s tigers: Doomed by success

The Maharashtra forest department has done a great job of conservation and protecting this forest.

20 Feb 2018 7:09 AM

Budget 2018-19: More sleight of hand

The government has announced that it will fund eight crore new stoves and cylinders on getting a gas connection.

02 Feb 2018 4:56 AM

FM’s Budget options are severely limited

The pattern of taxing and borrowing changed hugely over the years. The incidence of taxes has come down and the extent of borrowing has risen.

29 Jan 2018 12:20 AM

A nation that ignores its darkest hour

Winston Churchill is still a very outsized figure in India.

26 Jan 2018 1:44 AM


2018: Interesting times ahead

The number of terrorists killed in 2017 (till December 1) is now over 200 and the highest in seven years.

01 Jan 2018 3:26 AM

Adivasi unrest: What is to be done?

Only the Adivasi Mahapanchayat should be vested with the power to give mineral exploitation licenses to corporations.

25 Dec 2017 2:09 AM

Governance failing as Houses dysfunctional

Democracy is a system of government by compromises and accommodation.

21 Dec 2017 1:32 AM

India, China can neither give, nor take

The two countries have been engaged in frequent talks at various levels since 1981.

18 Dec 2017 1:47 AM

As adivasis ignored, rage is brewing

Tribal people account for 8.2 per cent of India’s population.

08 Dec 2017 6:35 AM


Gondwana: The homeland of adivasis

The process of Hinduisation combined with Hindi culture has reduced the egalitarian Koitur to the bottom of the social strata.

05 Dec 2017 5:42 AM

IAF’s 36 Rafales: What’s the noise about?

The Rafale is a top class 4+ generation fighter. Perhaps even the best.

28 Nov 2017 5:18 AM

Have fun, boys! It’s just politics

Delhi is famous for these parties when the host wants to show the rest how well he or she is networked with the new political dispensation.

20 Nov 2017 12:14 AM

1962: A ‘birthday present’ for PM Nehru

India took the position that China immediately “vacate the aggression”, which in effect meant going back in Aksai Chin.

14 Nov 2017 2:11 AM

What you don’t learn at Harvard biz school

Tax evasion is just plain concealment of income and is a crime in all countries.

12 Nov 2017 3:56 AM