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Columnists | The Asian Age

Discrediting dissent is a disservice to India

Ladakh has been hived away from it; J&K is truncated now.

25 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Deja vu in arrest of Chidambaram, Bansal BJP’s new blue-eyed boy

Jyotiradtiya Scindia, who lost his Guna seat in the last Lok Sabha election, is said to be eyeing a seat in the Rajya Sabha.

25 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

India’s economy is now riding a roller-coaster

The problem is that no political economy sensitive plan to implement these reforms has emerged.

24 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Ease of running a business: What Siddhartha forces us to reflect on

Siddhartha wanted to be a “wealth creator”, as do thousands of entrepreneurs who open startups in India every year.

23 Aug 2019 1:31 AM

Amazon in Hyderabad: Growth lessons for all

For several years now, Hyderabad has created icons for the country — in movies, in sports, in businesses.

23 Aug 2019 1:26 AM


Who can speak, about what issues & where!

The issues at stake go beyond one editorial, one journal, one state or even one country.

22 Aug 2019 1:52 AM

World has lost all interest in Kashmir; war not an option

This is now something that the Pakistani society needs to understand also.

21 Aug 2019 1:06 AM

For eco revival, policies need to be ‘predictable’

Even the worst enemy of Modi has to acknowledge that he is a master creator of narratives.

21 Aug 2019 1:02 AM

Global famine is on the way: World faces its biggest crisis

Modern food production has its issues as well, especially when it comes to meat.

20 Aug 2019 8:15 AM

India-Pak wrangling on N-weapons dangerous

It is true that the Indian missile — air, land and water — programme has the aim of nuclear-tipped weaponry. But it is not the sole strategy.

20 Aug 2019 8:12 AM


Do populist leaders pose bigger risk to democracy?

Trump has repeatedly ignored constitutional restraints on conflict of interest by apparently using his office to enrich himself further.

19 Aug 2019 12:13 AM

China, Pak & Kashmir: Testing time for India

China, reportedly supported by Britain, sought some outcome or at least a press statement on the meeting held on Friday.

19 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

50 shades of grey in ‘reintegration’ of J&K

The government needed to apply the healing touch rather than alienate the Kashmiris at this juncture.

18 Aug 2019 12:19 AM

Repression cannot kill millennium-old Kashmiri dream

Narendra Modi can now claim that he has accomplished what A.B. Vajpayee and L.K. Advani could not.

18 Aug 2019 12:13 AM

Pak in a fix over J&K, but India’s challenges remain

Pakistani commentators now fear that if there is now any violence in Kashmir, Pakistan will be blamed and there could be a sharp Indian response.

17 Aug 2019 12:53 AM


Trump a bull in a China shop as America’s power begins to wane

In Afghanistan, Trump would dearly like to withdraw before his re-election next year, preferably without any more body bags and without loss of face.

17 Aug 2019 12:49 AM

PM tries to inspire, but skirts the real anxieties

Modi conveyed his greetings to Afghanistan, that will be celebrating its Independence Day a few days later, and skipped any reference to Pakistan.

16 Aug 2019 12:29 AM

A roadmap to boost growth, investments in J&K, Ladakh

Famed for its picturesque landscape, the J&K economy witnesses significant contributions from tourism.

16 Aug 2019 12:26 AM

An opportunity called Independence: Use it

English is being steadily eroded by attrition as individual states focus on developing their own languages — there are as many as 22.

15 Aug 2019 12:37 AM

Naga talks hostage to developments in J&K

The constitutional backsliding that began in Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to have only localised consequences.

14 Aug 2019 1:20 AM