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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

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

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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

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

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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

False info, false testimony in Rafale dogfight

The Modi govt has begun to pay French vendor Dassault 7.85 billion euros for 36 Rafale jets, or an average-per-fighter cost of 217 million euros.

16 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Ease of doing biz: Get the right indexes right

In the real India, it still takes 156 days to get a building plan sanctioned, and 1,445 days in court to get a judicial verdict on a civil dispute.

02 Nov 2018 12:20 AM

Looking back: Pandit Nehru vs Sardar Patel

Mr Modi has invested hugely in creating the illusion that the Congress Party’s preferred leader was the Sardar and that Nehru was imposed on it.

31 Oct 2018 12:16 AM

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India need not choose between Japan and China

Right now the only countries with the cash reserves to be bankers to India’s plans are China and Japan.

28 Oct 2018 4:52 AM

America is central to the economy of drugs

The world’s major cocaine production centres are all located in South America.

27 Oct 2018 12:31 AM

Who got the Bofors money?

The GHN45 howitzers were indeed very good, and with base-bleed shells, had the longest reach of all howitzers available then.

23 Oct 2018 12:20 AM

Will India and China fight a war again?

The lesson of 1967 has been well learnt by China, just as the lesson of 1962 has been absorbed by India.

18 Oct 2018 4:43 AM

Economics Nobel: From esoteric to practical

The Nobel Prize in Economics has mostly tended to go to scholars doing esoteric research in economics.

16 Oct 2018 12:49 AM

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