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An American tragedy, with potent acts of defiance

The international record holder, John Carlos, came third as fellow team member Tommie Smith set a new world record.

18 Oct 2018 2:20 AM

Can #MeToo succeed where child marriages are so rampant?

Can MeToo succeed in a culture where children are married off for social or economic exigencies?

17 Oct 2018 12:33 AM

At Modi-Abe summit, China will loom large

China must be closely reading the domestic developments in each rival nation carefully.

17 Oct 2018 12:30 AM

Doubling farm incomes: Why change is still slow

Nor has the Narendra Modi government been deaf to the needs of the farming community.

16 Oct 2018 12:41 AM

Where is the new Cold War headed?

Chinese efforts to build a so-called “win-win’”relationship through trade concessions and cooperation on Korea and Afghanistan have clearly failed.

15 Oct 2018 12:07 AM

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Rising heat affects all, world must act as one

Global warming and climate change have become a part of our lexicon during the past couple of decades.

15 Oct 2018 12:06 AM

Secrets and the freedom of speech of the press

Colonial rulers in India enacted the OSA in 1889 and later in 1923. But while Britain reformed its law in 1989, India did not.

14 Oct 2018 2:12 AM

BJP’s rule has been bad for the economy

Respected financial analysts are of the view that Rs 57,000 crores out of this Rs 91,000 crores is already a non-performing asset (NPA).

14 Oct 2018 2:07 AM

#MeToo to #UsToo: Power lies in numbers

The stories of sexual harassment that we are hearing today can’t be all lumped in one basket.

13 Oct 2018 2:02 AM

Halt arranged marriages, people will be much happier

It is no surprise that divorce has become far more prevalent, though not less stigmatised, than it used to be.

12 Oct 2018 2:01 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

The price of a journalist’s criticism in Saudi Arabia

Sadly, there is every reason to suspect that the allegations are not unfounded, notwithstanding Saudi Arabia’s vociferous denials.

11 Oct 2018 12:44 AM

Stakes bigger for Cong than BJP in state polls

A possible defeat of the BJP in a few states may worry party leaders, but it will not signal a defeat for it in 2019.

11 Oct 2018 12:44 AM

Shift in form of governance could trigger other conflicts

A regime change, unlike a new government, alters the form of governance, eg from autocracy to democracy.

10 Oct 2018 12:08 AM

Opposition lacks potent strategy on Rafale deal

In the Rafale controversy, unlike V.P. Singh, Rahul Gandhi risks nothing.

10 Oct 2018 12:07 AM

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IL&FS: Emerging India’s very own ‘robber baron’

The new management has been quick to reassure investors that the value in IL&FS shares will not be allowed to be eroded.

09 Oct 2018 12:21 AM

Public policy is plagued by an excess of centralisation

The centrality of party leaders, in turn, is underscored by the nature of party-voter relations

09 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

Modi & Putin reposition ties in a changing world

India seeks a multipolar world, neither dominated by past hegemon America nor the Middle Heaven syndrome inspired China.

08 Oct 2018 12:05 AM

Twitter is politically relevant

Pakistan, despite its low volume of internet users as compared to the rest of the world has a lively presence on Twitter.

08 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

Tension in BJP camp as elections draw near

However, Shah may end up losing his Midas touch if reports from poll-bound Rajasthan are anything to go by.

07 Oct 2018 1:38 AM

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