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Mohan Guruswamy

91st Amendment: Impediment to good governance?

In Jawaharlal Nehru’s first Cabinet there was only one minister for food and agriculture.

22 May 2019 1:27 AM

Chinese lesson: Paying a price for uprightness

Hai Rui himself was however known primarily as a Neo-Confucian and never discussed Islam in his Confucian works.

06 May 2019 4:36 AM

Belt & Road: What are China’s real intentions?

Much is being made about the overland link between China and Europe by rail and road links.

03 May 2019 7:05 AM

Why do some fare so much better than others?

The study examined the distance of Bihar and UP on most major parameters from the average and the best.

01 May 2019 2:28 AM

The looking glass war in the Himalayas

The plan to install a snooping device, a veritable looking glass to peer into the Chinese nuclear grounds.

19 Apr 2019 2:12 AM

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Chandra Shekhar: A most civilised man

Chandra Shekhar’s talents, abilities, passion and razor-sharp intellect put him head and shoulders above the rest.

08 Apr 2019 12:15 AM

Why didn’t Modi, as PM, release Henderson Brooks Report on ’62?

A tangled web of inability to understand security issues, prevarication, bureaucratic intrigue, political indecision, all-pervasive corruption.

03 Apr 2019 1:41 AM

It’s time to rescue the chickens!

In many Central European folk tales, the devil is believed to flee at the first crowing of a cock.

01 Apr 2019 12:21 AM

After Balakot: India-Pak ties and nuclear bombast

Politicians on both sides of the border are prone to loose talk and nuclear sabre-rattling is part of their lexicon.

27 Mar 2019 1:40 AM

A celebration of democracy: For whom, and how?

The lack of intelligent and sensible debate in Parliament portends bad days for our democracy.

20 Mar 2019 12:48 AM

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India can’t turn off Indus water flow to Pak

The Indus river system has a total drainage area exceeding 11,165,000 sq km

23 Feb 2019 12:49 AM

Did US sucker China and India into 1962 war?

The US was keen to use Tibet to open up another front against China.

13 Feb 2019 3:09 AM

On secularism, conversion & nature of religion

The acceptance of democracy as a way of life implies that we have accepted that we hold certain rights to be inalienable.

07 Feb 2019 12:31 AM

2019 seems fraught with possibilities

So far Mr Modi has not allowed them to define who he really is.

02 Feb 2019 1:32 AM

Can India afford to leave Bihar behind?

India has grown at an average rate of over 7 per cent since 2000.

26 Dec 2018 6:32 AM

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Gandhi & Mandela: Legends of a different kind

Nelson Mandela was the founder of the Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), the military arm of the African National Congress.

14 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Road to 2019 is fraught with possibilities

Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath have largely been confined within their regions and limitations.

06 Dec 2018 6:21 AM

Service chiefs: Why one is better than three!

The IAF did not have the tactics and even the appropriate weapons when called to assist the Army.

29 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

India’s immediate and existential eco crisis

Agriculture employs 58 per cent of our workforce and now contributes about 15 per cent of our GDP.

22 Nov 2018 6:44 AM

Why unlearnt lessons of 1962 still haunt us

Today India is a rising power, but a somewhat less surefooted one than China, which is now an economic and military superpower.

20 Nov 2018 12:02 AM

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