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A street fighter battles to ‘save’ Constitution

The next Opposition leaders’ meeting in New Delhi in mid-February will confirm this.

07 Feb 2019 12:25 AM

Afghanistan is not headed towards peace after US exit

There can be no question the Afghan Taliban regime that began consolidating its power in the mid-1990s was atrocious in every sense of the word.

07 Feb 2019 12:17 AM

Which face of Indira Gandhi will Priyanka now adopt?

As Congress president in 1959, her granny torpedoed India’s first elected Marxist government in Kerala

06 Feb 2019 2:31 AM

Politics of ‘extradition’: Look at bigger picture

Even the external affairs minister often sometimes the terminology wrong in what it calls a list of “extraditions”.

06 Feb 2019 2:31 AM

Afghans need a political settlement as the next step

The Soviet commitment to withdrawal was unequivocal; the American indications are reversible.

05 Feb 2019 2:10 AM

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Budget: An electoral ploy walks a tightrope

Mercifully, the extent of this excess is not as yet so great as to cause major worries.

05 Feb 2019 2:04 AM

Contradictory moves on Pak by Washington

The immediate implication of this move is the inevitable centre-staging and involvement of Pakistan in the new realm.

04 Feb 2019 12:20 AM

Brits should know there is no pride in Empire

Today we know why, as America’s armies plan a mad scramble from Afghanistan, arms akimbo.

04 Feb 2019 12:12 AM

Basic income: An idea whose time has come

Certain humanists commenced toying with the contours of a minimum income in the form of public aid.

03 Feb 2019 12:36 AM

Unlike Brits, our leaders are under party bosses

Unlike Britain, in India the Speaker is from the ruling party; almost all are brazenly partisan.

03 Feb 2019 12:27 AM

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People-friendly Budget strikes the right note, looking to 2030

The Budget has devised just the right strategies to take India on the inclusive growth path.

02 Feb 2019 1:32 AM

Poll-eve Modinomics: Selling future dreams

The mood in the BJP is one of complacence and confidence, and perhaps it cannot be faulted.

02 Feb 2019 1:31 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

Insurgents take the upper hand, endgame nears in Afghanistan

America’s desperation to pull out is itself seen as a victory for the Taliban who have gained greater international recognition over the years.

01 Feb 2019 12:24 AM

Data wars will intensify as polls near, get ready

At a time of deep agrarian distress, there is also no comprehensive official data on farmer suicides.

31 Jan 2019 12:36 AM

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Venezuelans will mostly be pleased over Maduro’s exit

US-led sanctions and sharp fluctuations in the price of oil, Venezuela’s key export, have justifiably been blamed for the catastrophe.

31 Jan 2019 12:32 AM

The culture of India is a potpourri, bust myths

Commenting on the myth of mouth-burning “Mughlai cuisine” laced with chillies, Hashmi says there was no such possibility in the Mughal period.

30 Jan 2019 1:31 AM

Does India understand the realities of Bharat?

Farmer suicides, though nothing new, are an ugly reality that the Centre needs to reckon with.

30 Jan 2019 1:31 AM

States’ new ‘diplomacy’: Amaravati as Singapore?

The 217 sq km greenfield capital city of Amaravati on the Krishna river could be another.

29 Jan 2019 12:51 AM

Both India & Pak need to keep talking

The US is still the world’s mightiest and only comprehensive global power.

28 Jan 2019 1:22 AM

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