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Dilip Cherian | Babus angered by Haryana IAS cadre post appointments

Haryana IAS officer and well-known whistleblower Ashok Khemka has entered the fray with his take on the issue

09 Dec 2020 8:01 PM

Anand K. Sahay | At the Singhu border: An agitation like none other

Is it a farmers’ 'sit-in' when the protest stretches over many invisible miles, or is it the whole society marching on command headquarters?

09 Dec 2020 7:57 PM

Mohan Guruswamy | Worry on Brahmaputra waters seems misplaced

A published paper estimates that the utilisable water of the Brahmaputra system is just four percent of the total discharge

08 Dec 2020 9:16 AM

Aakar Patel | Will Centre be forced to give in to the farmers?

Notice the similarities between the farmers’ movement and the protests across the country against the citizenship amendment laws

08 Dec 2020 8:39 AM

Manish Tewari | Biden in Afghanistan

Biden inherits. In a piece in the Foreign Affairs magazine in spring, Biden stated: “It is past time to end the forever wars.”

07 Dec 2020 9:39 AM

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Kishwar Desai | After vax first, will ‘lucky Boris’ swing Brexit deal?

The triumph of UK being first in the world among the ‘vaxxers’ did not go down well with everyone

07 Dec 2020 8:59 AM

Shashi Warrier | Let ’Em Eat Cake!

“The purpose of governance in India is to create and manage queues. Where there are queues, there are people willing to pay to jump them"

06 Dec 2020 7:40 AM

Sriram Karri | Hyderabad-Bhagyanagar face-off ends in uneasy stalemate

The Bhagyanagar reference resonates strongly amongst both its supporters and opponents

06 Dec 2020 7:16 AM

Shikha Mukerjee | Pivot or perish: India’s heartland sends signal

To defy the demands by farmers is as politically risky for the BJP as it would be reckless for the Modi government

05 Dec 2020 8:13 AM

Sanjeev Ahluwalia | Keeping Big Biz out of banks not a good idea

Increasing the number of well- capitalised private banks will induce competition and dilute the concentration of economic power

04 Dec 2020 7:35 AM

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Patralekha Chatterjee | Pay heed to shadow pandemic of hunger

Globally, there is a red alert about the shadow pandemic of hunger in the time of COVID-19

03 Dec 2020 9:56 AM

Dilip Cherian | Caste fraud stench in Chhattisgarh secretariat

According to Baghel’s instruction, all government servants whose caste certificates are false will be immediately removed from their posts

03 Dec 2020 9:04 AM

Indranil Banerjie | Are America’s days over as world’s moral arbiter?

The bitter and highly polarised November 2020 election was watched with disbelief and distaste across the world

02 Dec 2020 7:23 AM

Aakar Patel | Looking at the future in fear as economy goes into ‘de-growth’

India’s economy has contracted for six months since Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for the harshest lockdown in the world

01 Dec 2020 10:07 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Will our farmers force arrogant govt to yield?

The hardnosed men and women of the soil are not going to be overwhelmed by the PM’s rhetoric and sweet talk

01 Dec 2020 9:33 AM

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Skand Tayal | Are ‘virtual’ summits of any real use?

Brics summits are rarely noticed by any international observer outside those from the member countries

30 Nov 2020 11:00 AM

K C Singh | New Delhi tries to reset its ties with neighbours

Multiple events with geopolitical impact are compelling diplomats to scurry for meetings

30 Nov 2020 10:06 AM

Sriram Karri | Why has the GHMC campaign missed the context?

Whoever wins, we will most likely have a dummy mayor, a disappointing candidate

30 Nov 2020 9:26 AM

Anita Katyal | Despite defeat, Rahul vac was on track; Patel’s unenviable role

Among the various responsibilities entrusted to the Patel was to keep his boss out of the line of fire

29 Nov 2020 10:01 AM

Pavan K. Varma | At best, farm laws pass reform buck to big biz

The question is not that agricultural commerce needs to be opened up, but what is going to replace it

29 Nov 2020 9:53 AM

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