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Voternama: Churn is the new 2019 mantra

Voters are moving away from the national parties to regional parties even for the Lok Sabha elections.

21 Mar 2019 1:50 AM

Politics of religion has no room as India rises

The five southern states are free of religious divisiveness as are West Bengal and Odisha in the east.

13 Mar 2019 1:38 AM

Walk the talk on war, but consider the costs

India barely spends 1.5 per cent of its GDP on defence — two-thirds of it on military salaries and pensions and current costs.

07 Mar 2019 1:21 AM

Democracy in India: Is it ‘best fit’ or flawed?

This set is possibly in transition to the “flawed democracy” status, whilst the “authoritarian” set is possibly irredeemable.

02 Mar 2019 3:27 AM

Securing India is costly, think afresh on growth

The Pulwama massacre illustrates how porous our security architecture remains to domestic and external threats.

20 Feb 2019 3:00 AM

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A cautionary tale for our decision-makers

Overlay this construct with the income-tax data for the same year and the situation becomes even worse.

14 Feb 2019 1:53 AM

Budget 2019 today needs forward-looking ideas

The revenue from the Central Goods and Services Tax remains significantly below the target of Rs 6 trillion.

01 Feb 2019 12:29 AM

Budget 2019: Piyush has to think big, take risks

The primary task before Goyal is to present the interim Budget 2019 on February 1 in the Lok Sabha, where the BJP has a brute majority.

26 Jan 2019 2:02 AM

After EWS quota, only 10 per cent of India is left out

In comparison, the EWS quota is rather miserly, at less than 50 per cent (quota of 10 per cent for a population share of 21 per cent).

16 Jan 2019 12:20 AM

Targeting foreigners in India’s e-commerce market

India’s politicians, particularly in state governments, feel disempowered versus foreign companies.

09 Jan 2019 5:02 AM

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Looking back at 2018: What made the earth move

If a revolution ever happens in India, the hungry, jobless, low-skilled, rural labour will be at the forefront.

31 Dec 2018 12:47 AM

Some tips from Santa on good governance

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi waived agricultural loans and provided cash transfers. It won the Assembly election earlier this month by a landslide.

25 Dec 2018 6:30 AM

New raja likely to be a good fit at Mint Street

The first two governors of the RBI worked under the Raj.

19 Dec 2018 1:53 AM

GDP statistics, politics and recasting the past

In comparison, the new CSO back series completely upends the growth estimates during the UPA period.

07 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

A decade later, is a 26/11 redux probable?

The 2008 terrorist attack came during a sustained period of high economic growth in India.

26 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

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A performance metric to fight smog

Dealing with pollution requires an empowered institution whose performance is tied solely to controlling pollution.

25 Nov 2018 12:40 AM

Govt slugfest with RBI finally ends in a draw

The RBI has sensibly shown selective flexibility to soothe angry government voices.

22 Nov 2018 6:39 AM

Do we really gain by restamping history?

Names herald the times and change is necessary to resonate with the prevailing culture. But change driven by mere pique is far too expensive.

14 Nov 2018 4:35 AM

In Diwali sans sparkle, a few things to cheer

Nothing makes Diwali sparkle more than the comforting bulge of spare cash in one’s pocket.

07 Nov 2018 12:38 AM

Why India’s 20 per cent Club loves the status quo

The CBI is #IASmukt, as is the CVC, whose commissioners are former income-tax, police and bank officials.

03 Nov 2018 2:03 AM

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