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Indranil Banerjie

Aiming for the stars… but can’t even make a chip!

Our shortcomings in most areas of high technology, apart from space and pharmaceuticals, are alarming for several reasons.

21 Jun 2019 3:07 AM

Earn Kashmiris’ trust before switching gears

The country's security and intelligence agencies have played a forward role in the matter.

10 Jun 2019 12:45 AM

An intrepid Bengali teacher and his time in Tibet

The problem was that Tibet had closed its borders to all foreigners and the only people allowed in were Buddhist monks.

07 Jun 2019 1:29 AM

What 2019 poll results portend for our future

One face of India seemed to project unmitigated gloom and despair.

28 May 2019 2:01 AM

Are humans driving Earth to extinction?

To satisfy this huge and growing need, economies will most likely continue to use the very methods that this damning UN report indicts.

11 May 2019 12:59 AM

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Shutting J&K lifeline: The road to unreason

The aim was to prevent a Pulwama-type suicide attack on a convoy that had left over 40 CRPF personnel dead.

12 Apr 2019 12:00 AM

The weight of sheer numbers in changing history’s course

nyone even slightly interested in the story of humankind's continuing evolution must read it.

05 Apr 2019 1:09 AM

‘Star Wars’ adds heft to rising space power

Mission Shakti’s success is a big deal no matter what the government’s critics might feel.

29 Mar 2019 2:39 AM

Horror in NZ shows the danger of righteousness

The Christchurch shooter believed he was saving his people by eliminating Muslims, who if unchecked would one day overrun his country.

20 Mar 2019 12:48 AM

Nationalism is not the preserve of one party

Nationalism had become sanctified in the lexicon of not only India’s political leaders but also its intellectual elite.

14 Mar 2019 7:24 AM

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Hit hard at Pak terror, but keep hype in check

The unfortunate part is the political leadership's role in adding to the overall confusion.

06 Mar 2019 2:45 AM

Pak at crossroads after India’s paradigm shift

The Line of Control has for various reasons been considered sacrosanct by most Indian governments.

28 Feb 2019 2:23 AM

Will the Chinese Belt and Road change the geopolitical game?

The Belt and Road is more a concept than a legal or economic blueprint signed and sealed by its conceptualisers, according to the author.

22 Feb 2019 2:01 AM

Kashmir: A land with a rich history is now in turmoil

The Tamil, Telugu, Kalinga, Bengali and other civilisations all have histories that go back several millennia.

08 Feb 2019 1:24 AM

Afghan: Should India talk to the Taliban?

The United States, Russia and Iran are all talking to the Taliban leadership.

22 Jan 2019 1:30 AM

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Masterful historical fiction in the backdrop of mid-18th century India

It hurtles the reader down a trail of action and adventure unadulterated by long soliloquies, philosophising or literary ramblings.

18 Jan 2019 12:32 AM

In Bangla, India needs to explore alternatives

The Indian establishment nevertheless needs to be more sensitive of Bangladeshi sentiments and aspirations.

12 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

Anarchy on the rise in a disordered republic

India is one of the few countries in the world where income inequality is growing the fastest.

05 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

The divide is growing in a fragmented J&K

The BJP in the state represents mainly the Jammu region, which generally does not support the insurgency.

31 Dec 2018 12:00 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

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