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India’s diaspora not always pro-India

The current political leadership in Mauritius, Portugal, Ireland and Trinidad & Tobago has an impressive sprinkling of diaspora members.

28 Jan 2019 1:22 AM

Claims of mass rigging of EVMs are laughable

It is utter nonsense to postulate that EVM machines are capable of mass hacking.

27 Jan 2019 2:30 AM

Priyanka’s plunge, Scindia’s gambit

Kishor’s reaction to Ms Vadra’s appointment has given rise to speculation that the Janata Dal(U) has not given up on the Congress.

27 Jan 2019 2:22 AM

Budget 2019: Piyush has to think big, take risks

The primary task before Goyal is to present the interim Budget 2019 on February 1 in the Lok Sabha, where the BJP has a brute majority.

26 Jan 2019 2:02 AM

The Accidental PM is really a cautionary tale

Sanjaya Baru had served as Dr Singh’s media adviser for four years, from 2004 until 2008.

25 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

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Priyanka’s entry shakes politics, in UP & beyond

After Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into politics, however, it is difficult to envisage an Opposition alliance minus the Congress.

25 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

India’s ‘egg wars’ and our political priorities

If Mr Upasane’s words sound like they are stigmatising the everyday egg, which many of us have for breakfast, it is meant to be so.

24 Jan 2019 12:02 AM

Brexit may be Britain’s worst crisis since World War II

The most worried segments of the public have lately been stockpiling food and medicines, just in case.

24 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Can Irish Good Friday pact be a model to resolve other conflicts?

The charged debate — including between those whose politics once accepted the killing of each other as legitimate — was markedly civil.

23 Jan 2019 1:24 AM

Digital threat growing, India’s challenges rise

France’s President Emmanuel Macron has been weakened by domestic street protests and his climbdown for peace.

23 Jan 2019 1:24 AM

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Afghan: Should India talk to the Taliban?

The United States, Russia and Iran are all talking to the Taliban leadership.

22 Jan 2019 1:30 AM

Alliance fully imagined, with states in lead role

The purpose was to announce the alliance as a nearly formed fighting machine against the BJP.

21 Jan 2019 5:41 AM

Endgame in Afghanistan is evolving very quickly

Pakistan is presumed to enjoy the greatest influence due to its perceived relationship with the ascendant Taliban.

21 Jan 2019 5:38 AM

Humour more effective poll tool than expletives

The actor-President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan, had a tremendous sense of humour.

20 Jan 2019 12:03 AM

Students’ magazines have rights, too

To be fair and realistic, an educational institution’s prime duty is to provide good education.

20 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

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Civil-military ties: A major challenge for Imran’s govt

The Quaid departed far too early. Since his passing, no civilian government has delivered on its promises.

19 Jan 2019 12:02 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

Shifting politics poses threat to Brics’ future

The nation most likely to rupture Brics is Brazil, under its recently-elected populist President Jair Bolsonaro.

18 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Remembering Red Rosa: The ‘inspiration’ behind Lenin?

Germany was transformed on the eve of the November 1918 armistice, largely through direct action by soldiers, sailors and workers.

17 Jan 2019 12:15 AM

UK wake-up call: Need for a rethink on Brexit

Johnson has a twofold interpretation of Parliament’s rejection of her Brexit proposal.

17 Jan 2019 12:13 AM

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