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Mohan Guruswamy

Mohan Guruswamy | Liberty and rights for all: Myth of the Magna Carta

Magna Carta came out of an intra-elite struggle between 40 barons and their King

13 Jul 2021 9:11 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Cabinet rejig: PM needs to look for better talent

If PM Modi wants to survive politically and leave a well- regarded legacy, the surest way would be to make his government more effective

06 Jul 2021 7:07 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Modi’s new architecture for govt may hurt India

What should cause us concern is the centrality of the Prime Minister’s residence and office to this new layout

24 Jun 2021 7:03 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | India’s culture & how it evolved… Yoga is exercise, it’s not Hinduism

If yoga is Hindu, then karate is Buddhist, kung fu is Confucian and taekwondo also Buddhist

18 Jun 2021 7:14 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | It’s not for India to clean up the Afghanistan mess

If that Afghan situation were to boil over it will spill out mostly into Pakistan, a country quite dedicated to our destruction

08 Jun 2021 7:15 AM

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Mohan Guruswamy | Tobacco India’s top health crisis: Act now, or just go up in smoke!

It is not that the incidence of smoking is low in India if we take into consideration the widespread bidi habit

31 May 2021 7:39 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Hubris, narcissim and moment of ‘hamartia’

The sin of hubris has been a continuing theme that has captured the imagination of historians, philosophers and theologians alike

25 May 2021 9:24 PM

Mohan Guruswamy | Israel’s brutality in Gaza has dented heroic image

The founding of the State of Israel held out the promise of a new nation

17 May 2021 8:16 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Check India’s corruption, or insurgencies will go up

A just and relatively honest society requires a system that inflicts swift and commensurate retribution on transgressors

11 May 2021 12:00 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Bengal’s thinking is clear: Will rest of India follow?

The Gujarat model has been long exposed as bogus. There is light seen at the end of the tunnel

04 May 2021 12:00 AM

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Mohan Guruswamy | The God business is good business all across India

Religion is now, not just increasingly a part of our politics, but also, and even more so, of our economics

24 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | ‘Force majeure’ can’t be fig leaf for naked greed

It will be interesting to know if the government has been told by Reliance or Airtel of their inability to pay the telecom spectrum dues?

09 Apr 2021 4:13 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | The challenges of living next to Chinese dragon

It would thus seem India and China are destined to live out the foreseeable future as rivals, if not adversaries

23 Mar 2021 7:25 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Stop meddle & muddle: Rework regional policy

Our diplomats have tended to be overbearing with the smaller non-hostile neighbours, often treating them like errant schoolboys

09 Mar 2021 11:17 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | India must learn from Chanakya, not a Shah!

India’s pursuit of iron-clad national security and global status ambitions makes it annually import as much as $20 billion of weapons

04 Mar 2021 7:10 AM

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Mohan Guruswamy | Does India want to be a Tier-2 UNSC member?

India has asked for a greater and comprehensive reform in the responses, processes and character of the UN

09 Feb 2021 4:42 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | No new taxes? Budget’s Mahabharata lessons

Even in a much smaller economy like India, in the ultimate analysis it’s the state of the economy that determines political longevity

04 Feb 2021 7:20 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Elite clubs bastions of hereditary entitlement

After the white man departed, these clubs turned into a preserve of the new Indian elite -- many called them the 'brown sahibs'

01 Feb 2021 7:17 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Biden’s real challenge is to fix America’s finances

The American crisis began unfolding when Richard Nixon disengaged the US dollar from the gold standard

27 Jan 2021 7:23 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | An important lesson from India’s history for PM Modi

An intolerant religion can never be the basis of nationhood and national unity in India

17 Jan 2021 4:29 AM

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