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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

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

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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

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

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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

India’s diaspora not always pro-India

The current political leadership in Mauritius, Portugal, Ireland and Trinidad & Tobago has an impressive sprinkling of diaspora members.

28 Jan 2019 1:22 AM

Claims of mass rigging of EVMs are laughable

It is utter nonsense to postulate that EVM machines are capable of mass hacking.

27 Jan 2019 2:30 AM

Priyanka’s plunge, Scindia’s gambit

Kishor’s reaction to Ms Vadra’s appointment has given rise to speculation that the Janata Dal(U) has not given up on the Congress.

27 Jan 2019 2:22 AM

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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

The Accidental PM is really a cautionary tale

Sanjaya Baru had served as Dr Singh’s media adviser for four years, from 2004 until 2008.

25 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Priyanka’s entry shakes politics, in UP & beyond

After Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into politics, however, it is difficult to envisage an Opposition alliance minus the Congress.

25 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

India’s ‘egg wars’ and our political priorities

If Mr Upasane’s words sound like they are stigmatising the everyday egg, which many of us have for breakfast, it is meant to be so.

24 Jan 2019 12:02 AM

Brexit may be Britain’s worst crisis since World War II

The most worried segments of the public have lately been stockpiling food and medicines, just in case.

24 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

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