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Columnists | The Asian Age

Savarkar a national icon? BJP’s new poll trick

After Chhatrapati Shivaji, Savarkar occupies the highest position on the list of Maharashtra’s icons.

19 Oct 2019 4:37 AM

A relentless war rages on in the Middle East

Turkish forces have moved into northern Syria, and the shaky Kurdish-defended buffer zone has become the site of mayhem.

19 Oct 2019 2:58 AM

Better not trust capitalists, sign up for ‘green army’ instead

The Thunberg pater familias was correct in identifying such words as potentially problematic.

18 Oct 2019 1:19 AM

Tackling global poverty: Do the poor get a voice?

Banerjee and Duflo teach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kramer is at Harvard University.

18 Oct 2019 1:16 AM

Telangana’s RTC crisis is everyone’s problem

he current RTC crisis in Telangana has been created by the government, and particularly by the chief minister himself.

17 Oct 2019 5:50 AM

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America needs to get serious about peace in Afghanistan

A major objection was that there was no assurance from the Taliban to adhere to a permanent ceasefire.

17 Oct 2019 5:46 AM

From Wuhan to Chennai: Reading the tea leaves...

The Chinese plan for the worst that could come their way in pursuit of critical objectives.

16 Oct 2019 1:06 AM

Nobel for stern critic of Indian govt’s eco vision

Today, however, almost everyone acknowledges that those observations were spot on.

16 Oct 2019 1:03 AM

As Trump talks peace over Turkey, Kurds bear the brunt

Clearly, out of the mouth of (orange-maned) babes there do occasionally come words of truth.

15 Oct 2019 1:07 AM

Are these early shoots of a ‘reforms’ revival?

Encouraging individual ministers to become visible while laying out their strategy to deal with the slowdown is in.

15 Oct 2019 1:07 AM

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An India-China ‘reset’ and the future of Asia

The Indian economy has also been sputtering as demand collapses. India needs investment and technology but suspects Chinese intent and practices.

14 Oct 2019 6:17 AM

As politicians cannot usurp power, judges must not too

It merits close study in South Asia given its relevance to any parliamentary democracy.

14 Oct 2019 6:13 AM

Room for battle; Rahul’s Catch-22; Shah’s Delhi durbar, Cong’s ‘leftist’ trump card

Rahul Gandhi’s larger than life image continues to bother mother Sonia Gandhi.

13 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

Stand up and resist the education police

A Nazi commissar was appointed to bludgeon the University into submission.

13 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

J&K smokescreen won’t hide economic spasms

It is indeed a point of debate whether the post-Budget policy tweaks of Ms Sitharaman would prove effective or not.

12 Oct 2019 12:00 AM

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The rebuilding of Delhi: An imperial syndrome?

Many of them want to be remembered by future generations through their legacies -- physical artefacts, splendid buildings and gardens.

11 Oct 2019 5:09 AM

‘Azadi’ march Pak maulana’s desperate bid to stay relevant

The JUI-F’s staunch anti-American public stance and his pro-Taliban image did not come in the way of his pragmatism.

11 Oct 2019 12:17 AM

A long road ahead for J&K, many risks loom

Operation Kashmir rests on sanguine assumptions aligned with the BJP’s ideology and popular support.

10 Oct 2019 1:48 AM

Trump’s tweet not out of line with US role in Middle East

Most of the critics tend to ignore the fact that historically America’s reputation as an unreliable ally is well established.

10 Oct 2019 12:00 AM

Is it an insult to tell one to go back to Afro-Asia?

Yet, telling a white to make the reverse journey has no sinister overtones because he doesn’t need to regret his origins.

08 Oct 2019 3:32 AM

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