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Modi govt won’t back off on CAA, NRC

The police is theoretically independent of the administration, but this is not true even in theory any longer.

12 Jan 2020 7:21 AM

CAA: World looks at India with distaste, dismay

The government does not even need to build all the concentration camps, called “detention centres”, around the country.

05 Jan 2020 2:56 AM

Indians have not learned lessons of Partition

In Pakistan, and particularly after the military capture of the state by successive generals, the narrative became quite anti-Hindu.

29 Dec 2019 12:05 AM

Track record of NRC doesn’t bode well

To my mind, it is incorrect for the government to believe that the protestors do not know what they are protesting about.

22 Dec 2019 12:53 AM

Immigration policy of BJP has unwanted side-effects

The Citizenship Amendment Bill offers these people cover and will only specifically exclude Muslims.

15 Dec 2019 12:05 AM

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Encounter in Hyderabad was a lynching

The encounter specialist is the policeman who is willing to do the murder at close quarters of unarmed human beings.

08 Dec 2019 7:11 AM

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The government has said in Parliament that security to the Gandhis has “not been withdrawn”.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

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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

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

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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

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

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