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Aakar Patel | Will Centre be forced to give in to the farmers?

Notice the similarities between the farmers’ movement and the protests across the country against the citizenship amendment laws

08 Dec 2020 8:39 AM

Aakar Patel | Looking at the future in fear as economy goes into ‘de-growth’

India’s economy has contracted for six months since Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for the harshest lockdown in the world

01 Dec 2020 10:07 AM

Aakar Patel | From testing to travel, India’s Covid handling process is faulty

A report from Bloomberg this week said that questionable testing in India could be the reason why our Covid-19 numbers were down

24 Nov 2020 12:01 AM

Everything is looking bleak: Can Modi still bring change?

It is the personal attractiveness and credibility of the Prime Minister that has yet again taken the BJP through in Bihar

18 Nov 2020 1:34 AM

Amid new dawn in the US, India may now have to work differently

Most Indians may not know that in April India was earmarked as a “Country of Particular Concern” by the USCIRF

08 Nov 2020 4:21 AM

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Aakar Patel | Draw lessons from US, make voting in India better and safer

It must be asked if we cannot further reform the process and also learn from practices that other nations follow that might help us.

27 Oct 2020 6:40 PM

Bangladesh to overtake India? PR can’t fix all our problems

This week has come news that in the current financial year, Bangladesh will overtake India in terms of per capita income.

20 Oct 2020 1:35 AM

Aakar Patel | If you do not admit there’s a crisis, you can’t solve it

The problem is a major one, and it affects not just the Prime Minister but hundreds of millions of people across the country.

12 Oct 2020 10:55 PM

Aakar Patel | Several NGOs trying to uplift India might be forced to shut

Today India invites foreign investment in arms and ammunition but it restricts investment in health, education and people’s rights

29 Sep 2020 12:39 PM

Aakar Patel | Jaishankar’s prescriptions are simplistic, just excuses

The assumption Jaishankar makes about liberalisation automatically producing economic growth is false

15 Sep 2020 5:09 PM

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Aakar Patel | ‘Unlock’ rules are illogical: If flights allowed, why not trains?

The Indian Railways is still by and large largely shut, and has been shut since the lockdown began

01 Sep 2020 5:34 PM

Aakar Patel | Why are we so obsessed about a Bollywood actor’s death?

Will the voter determine whether or not to vote for them based on a Bollywood event?

25 Aug 2020 5:19 PM

Aakar Patel | PM Modi's ‘shopping list’ had no substance, only words

In his speech, Modi made much about the freedom struggle though, of course, his Sangh Parivar had abstained from it

16 Aug 2020 2:23 AM

Aakar Patel | India losing its Mahabharat against Covid?

India is the only nation, to repeat, that has consistently been going up in terms of number of cases from the start till now

11 Aug 2020 5:15 PM

Aakar Patel | How the media, like politics, has become bigoted and intolerant

The media space in India is funded primarily by advertising, The reader or viewer pays very little by way of subscription

05 Aug 2020 8:42 PM

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Aakar Patel | What’s this govt good at, except announcements?

In the six months of this year, over 200 people have already been killed in violence in Kashmir

30 Jul 2020 6:30 PM

Aakar Patel | Modiji the 2-minute decision-maker

PM Modi said in a very fine interview with Madhu Kishwar that he doesn’t read files as he can’t govern through academic studies

21 Jul 2020 4:49 PM

Aakar Patel | The realities of life in a lawless state

In lawless states like India, even the government does not know the law

14 Jul 2020 6:35 PM

Aakar Patel | Indians must unite to face a huge threat to our nation

When the disease spreads rapidly in places without urban healthcare, what will come is not difficult to imagine

07 Jul 2020 5:50 PM

Aakar Patel | Mr PM, ignoring China’s intrusion is the opposite of ‘nationalism’

Satellite imagery confirms that the tent our men died trying to remove has now become a series of Chinese structures on our side

30 Jun 2020 4:32 PM

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