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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr

To keep cults in check, closer scrutiny needed

In India, most people turn to religion for whatever reason, and many of them fall into the hands of fake gurus.

29 Aug 2017 12:30 AM

For Muslim women, SC verdict is a revolution

There is enough fuzziness in the legal definitions and justifications for triple talaq.

23 Aug 2017 12:32 AM

India at 70: Still young, restless, beset by crisis

India remained an optimist’s country despite widespread poverty and illiteracy.

15 Aug 2017 12:25 AM

In Kashmir, it’s vital to keep democracy going

In the past year and a half, terrorists have been targeting the camps of the armed forces, whether in Pathankot in January 2016 or in Uri.

12 Jul 2017 2:25 AM

A symbolic dalit duel & democratic dynamics

The Indian polity has changed in a great many ways, and dalits can’t be used as political pawns any longer.

26 Jun 2017 12:36 AM

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Modi’s biggest test: To get the economy going

Mr Modi’s critics and detractors may want to blame his government for the failure to spur growth. In the first two years, the BJP had an alibi.

14 Jun 2017 12:40 AM

In a changed India, can Cong reinvent itself?

The only official statement that came out of the meeting was with regard to the organisational election schedule.

08 Jun 2017 1:49 AM

After 3 years, coming to terms with reality

The BJP’s victories are its own, and it has every right to celebrate.

26 May 2017 12:17 AM

Why the pundits fail to speak truth to power

The charge levelled by chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian appeared to be a serious one.

14 May 2017 12:10 AM

360 Degree: A red herring and a red rag

There are a couple of significant, and ominous, depending on the point of view, recommendations which have been rejected.

23 Apr 2017 6:39 AM

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Growth crawls, DeMo blues linger

The political strike rate of the Modi government is at a brisker rate than that of the economy.

21 Apr 2017 2:02 AM

Will BJP put Hindutva on backburner in UP?

The BJP’s counter-strategy will be to prove their detractors wrong.

21 Mar 2017 2:27 AM

UP voted for change, not ideology

eople want change, and a change for the better.

12 Mar 2017 2:05 AM

Limit to free speech? Debate call ominous

The symptoms are to be seen in the sparks flying in Delhi because of the intense media coverage.

01 Mar 2017 4:52 AM

A bland exercise; major rethink needed

The modest tone and tenor of the Budget should not be held against the finance minister or the BJP-led NDA government.

02 Feb 2017 2:35 AM

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UP polls may not be national bellwether

The BJP wants to win UP to flex its muscle at the national level.

05 Jan 2017 6:40 AM

2016 looking back: Akhilesh—A man of the present & future

Akhilesh seemed the torchbearer of the future in any way. He represented the generation next with his educational qualifications.

28 Dec 2016 12:57 AM

Why the note ban? A lot left to explain

Politicians from all sides, of course, made no sense because all of them had no clue about the real issues underlying demonetisation.

22 Dec 2016 3:23 AM

Fidel was no Stalin, more like Ho

Cubans seemed to have silently rebutted the lopsided American view by sticking to Castro the Cuban leader rather than Castro the Communist.

30 Nov 2016 2:57 AM

Note ban economic quackery by govt?

PM Modi succeeded in scoring political brownie points as the middle class is star-struck by his ‘surgical strike’ on black money.

16 Nov 2016 12:59 AM

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