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Columns

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

Leaders need a cautionary whisperer: It’s the press’ job

PM Imran Khan must be inundated already with advice proffered by his friends, his critics, his wives.

14 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

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The Game of Change: Stormy days lie ahead

This isn’t how the BJP’s spin masters and pundits will frame the narrative in the coming days.

13 Dec 2018 5:37 AM

Has Macron imbibed any lessons so far?

Macron’s popularity, meanwhile, has been in the low 20s, and one recent poll has it down to 18 per cent.

13 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Will Rahul & the Congress stand up for its principles?

Rahul Gandhi is again competing with the Hindu revivalist BJP on its turf.

12 Dec 2018 1:53 AM

Treacherous political terrain looms in 2019

Perhaps populist measures like the Jan Dhan Yojana and Ujwala may not suffice.

12 Dec 2018 1:53 AM

Spyware is endangering people’s lives

What they found was a form of spyware they had not yet seen, despite the fact that their entire job is to root out and counter such malicious tools.

11 Dec 2018 1:32 AM

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Huawei case is a clash of economic ideologies

The issue of Meng Wanzhou’s fate goes beyond the Iran sanctions or corporate malfeasance.

11 Dec 2018 1:28 AM

‘Afghanisation’ of Pak politics: The greatest head-scratcher

The Pakistani state doesn’t want India in Afghanistan because it fears encirclement or whatever.

10 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

Extradition, diplomacy and India’s poll politics

The worry is that the use of diplomacy to spring a fugitive in a politically-sensitive case may not end with Michel.

10 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

Why turn state poll into a presidential face off?

The print media still continues to be quite local in its footprint notwithstanding a few print publications that have a national presence.

09 Dec 2018 1:32 AM

Mosque politics: A means to pressurise court

The Narendra Modi government hopes to secure a favourable judgment before the general election in 2019.

09 Dec 2018 1:29 AM

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Polls and the missing voters’ voices

The question is, if these are the real issues of voters how do political parties manage to put these issues aside and win elections with big fanfare?

08 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Afghan crisis: Can Pak help the US find a solution?

Khalilzad is engaging with the insurgents who appear much stronger with their successes on the battlefield.

07 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

GDP statistics, politics and recasting the past

In comparison, the new CSO back series completely upends the growth estimates during the UPA period.

07 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Noam: An international living treasure

Chomsky has more than 100 books to his credit, and remains an erudite and clear-minded presence on alternative TV and in the lecture hall.

06 Dec 2018 6:25 AM

BJP drives Congress to playing ‘Hindu’ politics

The Congress is doing what it can to grapple with a situation where it has to justify its existence as a political party in a Hindu majority country

06 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

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