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Long-term solution to farm distress needed

Farmers contend that while the input prices that they have to pay have increased substantially, the MSP does not reflect these changes.

24 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

The media is imperilled

With ideas being the only weapon in their arsenal, the dissidents need a vehicle to air their views and share their ideas.

23 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Globalisation’s ascent & a multi-polar world

Another interesting phenomena that started delineating itself concurrently was the separation of religious temporal authority from that of the state.

23 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Can there be a place for empathy in Afghan war?

The US would not have been less safe if it had not invaded Iraq and Afghanistan.

22 Dec 2018 1:21 AM

Hiccups on crafting a new compact for 2019

The alliances and adjustments within the front are crucial to the looming battle against the BJP in 2019.

22 Dec 2018 12:59 AM


Regionalism gets a big boost in the Northeast

The Congress Party too tried to push the MNF to the wall by saying it had a secret alliance with the BJP, but that allegation did not work.

21 Dec 2018 12:21 AM

America needs Pakistan’s help to bring peace to Afghanistan

It was none other than Zalmay Khalilzad who once said that Pak-Afghan ties are the mother of all relations.

21 Dec 2018 12:15 AM

India gets a reprieve in Sri Lanka & Maldives

The Maldives is estimated to have racked up over $1.3 billion in debt to China.

20 Dec 2018 12:23 AM

Doing politics over Jerusalem, Oz PM fails in bid to please all

Australia’s Morrison never had much credibility to start with, and now, like Aesop’s misfortunate miller, he’s also lost his ass.

20 Dec 2018 12:12 AM

India, Pak must go from foe to friend; focus on eco ties, growth

Fed up with wars in Europe, the global powers finally imposed regime change and pacifism on it by occupying it for long.

19 Dec 2018 1:55 AM


New raja likely to be a good fit at Mint Street

The first two governors of the RBI worked under the Raj.

19 Dec 2018 1:53 AM

Afghan influx in Pak shows migration pact row is absurd

Recently, acknowledging the scale of global displacement, the majority of UN member states adopted a global compact for migration.

18 Dec 2018 12:16 AM

Governance key to 2019, don’t make it ‘personal’

Indira Gandhi’s Emergency was one denial of even the rituals of democracy.

18 Dec 2018 12:15 AM

Imran 2018 & Nawaz in ’90: The difference is the court

The corruption and smash-and-grab would come in the second term, but the first dismissal was also premised on corruption.

17 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

Don’t burn bridges with turbulent neighbours

China may not fully understand the dynamics of domestic Indian politics, but it can — and will — calculate the implications.

17 Dec 2018 12:00 AM


BJP gets wake-up call, Cong needs an agenda

In Madhya Pradesh the fight went down to the wire, a see-saw battle where sometimes the BJP was ahead and sometimes the Congress.

16 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Of a smiling Digvijay & a missing PM at Ambani do

The tussle for the posts of chief ministers in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh led to a divide between the Congress old guard and the younger leaders.

16 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

India’s Kabul googly must be kept in play

Dodge or feint, Pak foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s comments signal a break from the past.

15 Dec 2018 6:38 AM

Public finance key to delivery of the human right to health

The only wealthy country yet to make this transition is ironically the world’s biggest economy — the United States.

15 Dec 2018 12:24 AM

2019: Cong needs new ‘vision’ to take on BJP

To understand the test ahead there is first a need for a deep dive into the verdict from the states where the Congress wrested power.

14 Dec 2018 12:05 AM