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Columnists | The Asian Age

A robust paradigm for real diversity

JLF this year has also been witness to the rise of the new bilingual Indian writer in the persons of Upadhyay, Kunal Basu and Aaruni Kashyap.

26 Jan 2020 2:07 AM

When people demand their own repression

The tiger that the government claims Mr Modi is, isn’t interested in harming the populace.

26 Jan 2020 2:00 AM

The death penalty for rape is ineffectual

Latika Vashist has argued compellingly for the need for forgiveness in these pages.

25 Jan 2020 1:10 AM

Pakistanis are suffering due to the five capital curses

The second example of selective memory is the hullabaloo over the atta price/availability scandal.

24 Jan 2020 1:48 AM

It’s no easy time for Nadda, Modi-Shah

Mr Shah would have had another term as president but for the fact that Mr Modi wanted him in the government.

24 Jan 2020 1:45 AM

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A crisis of healthcare plagues India’s jails

The recent public protests against the citizenship law and related matters bring to the fore the issue of a prisoner’s right to adequate medical care.

23 Jan 2020 1:39 AM

Fanning the foreigners

Mastery over a subjugated population, the British soon learnt, is not at all an easy task.

23 Jan 2020 1:35 AM

Put health on top of climate agenda

Increased frequency of extreme weather events also contributes to the disease burden.

22 Jan 2020 7:18 AM

Thinking forgiveness, mother-to-mother

The judge asked for restoration of order in the courtroom and the date of hanging was fixed.

22 Jan 2020 7:16 AM

Pluralist vs polarised grassroots democracy

Citizenship as a basic identity has had the effect of bringing the politics down to earth.

21 Jan 2020 4:37 AM

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With onset of climate change, securing needs of people vital

So far there is no indication that global temperature increase will be contained within one degree Celsius by 2050.

21 Jan 2020 4:34 AM

Decisive measures vital to revive India’s growth

The moderation in nominal income growth has affected the consumption spending of the middle class.

20 Jan 2020 1:47 AM

India a split polity, but is still secular

Vajpayee served as Prime Minister from 1999 to 2004 when the Congress came to power with Manmohan Singh as Prime Minister.

20 Jan 2020 1:44 AM

For real diversity, let us acknowledge identity

Much has been said about Tharoor-brand liberal solidarity giving a communal connotation to such chants.

19 Jan 2020 5:07 AM

Faultlines deepen in Gulf: What’s Trump gameplan?

Oil prices have hovered over $60 and touching $70 as the Gulf crisis unfolded.

18 Jan 2020 2:59 AM

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Reclaiming our identity as Indians & Muslims

The nationwide anti-CAA protests are spontaneous and there is little to no coordination within these.

17 Jan 2020 7:03 AM

Australia aflame: Doing nothing is consent for doom

The truth was leaked even before fellow Australian tourists in Hawaii had the chance to tweet selfies with a grinning prime minister.

17 Jan 2020 1:09 AM

Amid protests, Left and Congress two elephants in the room

The headlines should warm the cockles of Prime Minister Modi’s heart.

15 Jan 2020 1:54 AM

Will BJP voters desert Modi, re-elect AAP?

Ground reports and some recent opinion polls suggest a groundswell in favour of the AAP.

15 Jan 2020 1:51 AM

Why is govt desperate for the West’s praise?

The Americans and Iranians don’t feel it necessary to keep India in the picture over their spat.

14 Jan 2020 4:14 AM

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