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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr

State budgets a better view of the economy

The achievements and failures, the contradictions and anomalies are spread out in both the Central and state budgets.

11 Feb 2019 6:45 AM

Poll-eve Modinomics: Selling future dreams

The mood in the BJP is one of complacence and confidence, and perhaps it cannot be faulted.

02 Feb 2019 1:31 AM

Moves, counter-moves in coalition calculations

Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal president Naveen Patnaik has declared that he will go it alone and not joint any front.

19 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

New ‘EWS quota’ riddled with many ambiguities

It is made to appear that the latest pre-poll move by the Central government is a response to the emerging social crisis in the farming communities.

11 Jan 2019 12:18 AM

Regional parties have their limitations

The inference is clear: An alliance with the TD holds good only in Andhra Pradesh, where it has a good hold.

06 Jan 2019 8:01 AM

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Quixotic Rahul may well pull out a victory

Rahul Gandhi is at his wits’ end as to which way he should steer the party.

06 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

A year of scandals, controversies fizzles out

The Narendra Modi government for once showed restraint and let the drama of the justices play out.

02 Jan 2019 1:11 AM

As ‘regionals’ rise, our democracy is stronger

It is that time when alliances are re-alliances are being reworked.

29 Dec 2018 1:39 AM

Treacherous political terrain looms in 2019

Perhaps populist measures like the Jan Dhan Yojana and Ujwala may not suffice.

12 Dec 2018 1:53 AM

BJP drives Congress to playing ‘Hindu’ politics

The Congress is doing what it can to grapple with a situation where it has to justify its existence as a political party in a Hindu majority country

06 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

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To fight terror’s poison, have faith in democracy

A terrorist organisation operating from its territory poses as much threat to Pakistan as it does to India.

27 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

In J&K, only elections can now clear the air

It is anybody’s guess as to the outcome of the Assembly elections, which will most likely be held along with the Lok Sabha elections next summer.

23 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Govt, RBI must work together, end turf war

An angry Jaitley wanted to know why the RBI had failed in its oversight duty of checking the increasing non-performing assets of retail banks.

19 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Delhi shouldn’t meddle in Kabul power games

The Taliban did not have anything to do with the hijacking itself, but tried to show that they were playing neutral hosts.

12 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Oil, rupee, Rafale, CBI: Govt challenges mount

The CBI trouble may be hogging the headlines but it is not the most important issue facing the country, nor does it pose a challenge to the govt.

30 Oct 2018 5:05 AM

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When coalition maths goes far off the mark

The ostensible Hindu vote of the BJP is the BJP’s eternally.

12 Oct 2018 1:59 AM

India’s ostrich club and the global recession

The moral of the market economy is that small disasters trigger bigger ones, potentially.

03 Oct 2018 1:31 AM

Govt bid to extend data dragnet clipped, partly

The Supreme Court judgments should not be viewed as a closure of the national debate over Aadhaar.

28 Sep 2018 12:34 AM

RSS ‘muscle-flexing’ a bid to re-invent itself?

The RSS seems to be learning from the experience of the BJP that you cannot survive in politics by catering only to Hindus.

22 Sep 2018 1:30 AM

SC makes history, but ‘gay’ prejudices linger

The LGBT community would want to rightly press on with the logical implications, leading to issues of gay marriage, adoption and inheritance.

07 Sep 2018 7:03 AM

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