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Aakar Patel

Indian majoritarianism subtle, but deadly

The damage caused by constitutional majoritarianism is dependent on the individual.

01 Dec 2019 7:17 AM

Modi should reinstate SPG cover to Gandhis

The government has said in Parliament that security to the Gandhis has “not been withdrawn”.

24 Nov 2019 6:58 AM

Maharashtra: Modi’s poll prowess fearsome

The Sena, the Congress and the NCP fear increasing irrelevance because of the BJP.

17 Nov 2019 12:03 AM

Ayodhya verdict sets precedent: Doctrine of necessity invoked?

It has become clear that legally India has done what the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the BJP were demanding all this time.

10 Nov 2019 12:28 AM

When govt snoops, it’s never held to account

The important fact here is that all of the NSO Group’s clients are national governments.

03 Nov 2019 12:42 AM

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Patriotic Trump: To impeach or not?

Presidents are immune from crimes committed while they are in office but they can be removed through the process of impeachment.

27 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

Sanctions on Pak might not curb terror

It is essentially those Kashmiris who are motivated enough to fight against the Indian state who are keeping our Army occupied.

20 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

A very interesting future awaits, courtesy tech

Our current problem is the data rate, meaning we are slow to input data because we using only our thumbs to type.

13 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

War, as we have known it, is no more

The fighter plane is 100-year-old technology, having been first used in World War I in 1914.

06 Oct 2019 4:39 AM

World needs to be clear on what terrorism is

The lack of unanimity amongst us on the issue of terrorism dents those very principles that are the basis for the creation of the UN.

29 Sep 2019 7:21 AM

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Can a risk-averse India be a $5 trillion economy?

The first, and this may surprise some readers, is the former Soviet Union.

22 Sep 2019 3:11 AM

Let’s have free movement within Saarc

The citizens of Poland and Portugal can move to London or Copenhagen freely and set up home and family there.

15 Sep 2019 12:05 AM

Exploring space: Our next evolutionary step

The next step in such a scale would be to make life and consciousness multi-planetary.

08 Sep 2019 7:48 AM

Three decisions that can split India apart

The final National Register of Citizens is out and India has excluded 19 lakh people from it.

01 Sep 2019 12:32 AM

Strong, decisive leadership isn’t always good, can cause blunders

Decisions are good when the outcomes are understood and there is a calculation on the degrees of fallout.

26 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

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India’s internal conflicts are bleeding it out

The reality is that all occupying armies, with armed men living far from home, and amid hostile populations, behave in the same way.

18 Aug 2019 12:25 AM

Article 370: Impact will reveal itself in time

Kashmiris will be free from their family-based parties and will have the opportunity to discover fresh democratic opportunities.

11 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

UAPA is against principles of law & justice

In the amendment to UAPA, the state has now been given the power to name individuals as “terrorists”.

04 Aug 2019 6:22 AM

Humans have an interest in inhabiting Mars

China is also launching at the same time with an orbiter (meaning a satellite that will orbit Mars) and a rover, meaning a device that will land.

28 Jul 2019 7:01 AM

Moon mission a giant leap for India

India will become the fourth nation to be able to reach the moon after America, Russia and China.

21 Jul 2019 12:31 AM

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