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Manish Tewari | Theatres of the New Cold War

The next theatre of the Cold War would be Africa where the Chinese have invested resources much before the formal commencement of the BRI

22 Nov 2020 8:48 PM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Get priorities straight in time of a pandemic

Amid the deaths, disease, debt and despair, guess what some state governments in India are concerned about?

22 Nov 2020 12:00 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | China’s Ladakh chimera: India needs to stand firm

A few plain facts need to be kept in mind when examining the current situation

21 Nov 2020 12:00 AM

Ranjona Banerji | How I tweeted away my pandemic summer

I say this to sound like I have an all-round life, but I mean Twitter

21 Nov 2020 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Vaccines on the way… amid talk of conspiracies, Bill Gates’ role

When the vaccine was announced, instead lining up for a shot, I read all manner of lunatic anti-vaccine propaganda

21 Nov 2020 12:00 AM


Devi Kar | Prepare kids for future as worries rise amidst COVID

It is such a difficult time for school-leavers that the past seems unnaturally alluring while the future looks pretty grim

20 Nov 2020 11:06 AM

Sriram Karri | Can KCR’s gameplan stop Modi juggernaut?

BJP has already pushed TRS into a spot by making GHMC elections about nationalist Hindutva, a template it has not really been tested against

20 Nov 2020 10:56 AM

Anand K Sahay | BJP’s hopes for its own CM in Patna get dashed

Bihar is the only state in north India, besides Jammu and Kashmir (now a UT) and Punjab, where the BJP has not had its own chief minister

19 Nov 2020 5:50 PM

Dilip Cherian | MHA hard put to find officers ready to serve in Ladakh, J&K

A year after the change in the status of J&K and Ladakh, there is an acute shortage of IAS, IPS and other all-India service officers in UTs

19 Nov 2020 5:42 PM

Beyond Covid: Towards a ‘new normal’ at work

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing these very companies to reredefine their offices as post-Covid workplaces

18 Nov 2020 1:44 AM


Everything is looking bleak: Can Modi still bring change?

It is the personal attractiveness and credibility of the Prime Minister that has yet again taken the BJP through in Bihar

18 Nov 2020 1:34 AM

RCEP shifts Indo-Pacific dynamics, blow to Delhi

The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership has significantly altered the Indo-Pacific strategic environment

17 Nov 2020 11:46 AM

Anita Katyal | Why Shah held back in Bihar; hunt for unhappy Trinamul men

The BJP had decided that it would play down the communal card in Bihar as identity politics usually takes precedence here

16 Nov 2020 11:25 AM

Pavan K Varma | Will apex court protect liberty for all citizens?

The administering of justice should never be selective, or so lacking in humanity that it revolts the human conscience

16 Nov 2020 10:31 AM

Shobhaa De | How to be a good loser… Don needs crash course

It is said true character gets revealed not when you win big but when you lose even bigger

13 Nov 2020 10:14 PM


Farrukh Dhondy | Open letter to PM Modi: Let Bharat Mata set an example

"Narendraji, there is one country that can offer examples of an attitude, a policy towards the future and set ideals for rest of the world"

13 Nov 2020 10:05 PM

Sanjiwan Sahni | Forum of CMs: An idea ‘whose time has come’

This would be a democratic forum as all members would be representatives chosen on the basis of their success in the electoral process

13 Nov 2020 10:40 AM

Karan Thapar | New insights on Rajiv, but questions remain

Biographies written by friends is likely to gloss over incidents that could embarrass the subject, like Habibullah’s 'My Years with Rajiv'

13 Nov 2020 10:23 AM

No real winner in Bihar; Nitish, Tejashwi lose out

The 2020 Bihar Assembly election has ended without any real winners

12 Nov 2020 8:12 PM

Dubbaka nailbiter may have changed Telangana politics

Today, the TRS will rue that it precipitated the decline and uprooting of several parties in the state

12 Nov 2020 7:26 PM