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Rafale deal not yet BJP’s Bofors

The perception that there has been a huge defense scandal has hardly percolated down to the common people.

07 Oct 2018 1:34 AM

As rupee falls, trouble in economy snowballs

A further fall in stock market prices would lead to FIIs pulling more money out of the country and a further fall in the rupee.

06 Oct 2018 1:53 PM

Modernisation of China and what lessons it has for Pakistan

In a Xi’an market, a stall owner makes his money selling facsimile currency notes for use at schools.

05 Oct 2018 1:32 AM

Maya jolt to Opposition unity: Is BJP glee premature?

Among the three states, the Congress has the least of problems in Rajasthan because the party unit is working more cohesively than in MP.

05 Oct 2018 12:59 AM

Putin in India: Test of a strategic partnership

Russia is under pressure from Western actions seeking to constrain its international political and economic activity.

04 Oct 2018 12:09 AM

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Hysteria over Kavanaugh: US Prez firm on SC rightward shift

It’s hardly a state secret, of course, that the US SC features a bench broadly divided between conservatives and liberals.

04 Oct 2018 12:06 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

Nationalism is eroding democracy

That’s a popular drug these days, and all we have to do is look next door at India to see the consequences.

02 Oct 2018 12:25 AM

Serve poorest of the poor, be a Gandhian!

Gandhian values sound decidedly quirky as personal and institutional traits in the modern world.

02 Oct 2018 12:15 AM

Brands work ethically if civil society acts unitedly

Behind the Brands is a campaign launched by Oxfam to “help create a world where everybody has enough to eat”.

01 Oct 2018 5:50 AM

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A touch of maturity in India-Pak ties needed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s absence was understandable as he faces crucial state and then parliamentary elections.

01 Oct 2018 12:05 AM

The time has come to junk the IAS

The IAS founded in 1858 as the Indian Imperial Service has remained largely unchanged in its disposition.

30 Sep 2018 5:16 AM

Codes of conduct needed in politics

A code of conduct cannot be a cure-all. Crimes continue to be committed despite the existence of a penal code on the statute book.

30 Sep 2018 2:34 AM

Husband not master of wife: Relic of past axed

The law making adultery an offence was archaic and amounted to a clear violation of the fundamental rights, they declared.

29 Sep 2018 12:36 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

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Surprise in Maldives: Road ahead is thorny

As with all small countries, the Maldives too is being closely scrutinised by a raft of global players.

27 Sep 2018 12:17 AM

What will the question be if there is a 2nd vote on Brexit?

The electorate could be asked whether or not it accepts the deal negotiated by its government with the EU.

27 Sep 2018 12:12 AM

If the populist leaders fail, the people will tire of them

The murderers have been official armies, militias and even common citizens, with at least one such event in every decade since the 1990s.

26 Sep 2018 6:37 AM

US-China trade battles to impact India, world

The average tariff rate for WTO member countries was down to nine per cent in 2013.

26 Sep 2018 1:46 AM

Pak Punjab’s changing dynamic of urbanisation

The land problem is not just one of housing shortage; it also plagues viable commercial and industrial development.

25 Sep 2018 12:22 AM

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