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Pavan K Varma

Politics must not trump national interest

Mature democracies run as much by the letter of the law, as they do by the spirit of national interest.

22 Apr 2018 12:37 AM

Don’t idolise Deendayal, follow his humanism

Deendayal was also particularly emphatic about the definition and role of the individual in society.

08 Apr 2018 3:42 AM

Non-functioning of Parliament must stop

There is little to be gained in trying to establish culpability for this deplorable state of affairs.

25 Mar 2018 12:12 AM

Why is Delhi so eager to kowtow to Beijing?

Has China done anything in recent times to deserve a more compliant India?

11 Mar 2018 1:31 AM

Are we turning into a republic of hurt?

In a mature democratic republic, there is room for citizens to have their own opinion, and the right to express it.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

Well done, Mr Jaitley! At least you tried

According to the National Sample Survey, average annual income of median farmers, net of production costs, is currently around Rs 20,000.

11 Feb 2018 12:10 AM

69 years of republic: It’s time to introspect

The standards of public health and education need urgent attention.

28 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

India’s contradictory Pakistan policy

Our foreign office seems to have adopted it to hide the complete absence of strategic clarity.

14 Jan 2018 12:27 AM

2017: The end of BJP’s honeymoon period

2017 was thus the year that began with the spell cast by UP, but also the year that ended with the lesson of Gujarat.

31 Dec 2017 1:05 AM

With new energy, Cong puts up a real fight

The BJP has marginally increased its voteshare percentage, but the Congress too has boosted it by six per cent.

19 Dec 2017 1:31 AM