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No humour please, we’re Indians using Facebook

Two days later, when I checked out of curiosity, there was not a single response.

27 Oct 2019 4:29 AM

Maharajah can rule, given a fair chance

The sell-off effort was revived again by the NDA/BJP government in 2017 but found no takers

27 Oct 2019 12:14 AM

Women punish BJP for crimes behind talk of empowerment

The Unnao rape and the BJP's blatant misuse of power to protect MLA Kuldip Sengar for the longest time are relatively recent incidents.

26 Oct 2019 7:32 AM

Why Siachen glacier is vital to India’s defence

Only few in India have had the opportunity to examine the Siachen glacier both on the ground and in detail on maps.

26 Oct 2019 1:26 AM

Returns on rhetoric diminishing for BJP

The BJP may have to review its propaganda offensive based on national security, terrorism and Pakistan.

25 Oct 2019 1:04 AM

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An empty accord won’t usher in Naga peace

The Modi government, reluctant to learn anything from the Nehru regime, may be headed towards a similar misadventure.

24 Oct 2019 7:35 AM

Lessons from Lebanon, Chile: Hard to tell the last straw

The lingua franca of the neoliberal upper crust, however, ‘reform’ all too often implies measures that target the poor at the expense of the rich.

24 Oct 2019 7:32 AM

Zia crippled Pak with his poisoned bequest

The elevation of these urges sapped the nation of creativity, tolerance and focus, with severe effects for economic potency.

23 Oct 2019 1:59 AM

Leave growth to pundits, let’s end poverty instead

But the surprise is that so has newly created Telengana! Dividing states seems to do wonders for reducing inequality.

23 Oct 2019 1:56 AM

Amid Brexit furore, will Boris have to eat his hat?

There was a third covering letter from the British ambassador in Brussels.

22 Oct 2019 5:15 AM

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Weaponisation of social media: Defence in DNA of tech sector

A bot is an automated programme designed to run simple and repetitive tasks.

22 Oct 2019 5:11 AM

Humiliation for Cong writ large in this ballot

The Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections of 2015 and Odisha in 2019 were among the few exceptions.

21 Oct 2019 2:04 AM

Rejig buzz starts guessing game; Priyanka’s team attracts envy

The Congress is currently abuzz with stories about a showdown between party chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi a few weeks ago.

21 Oct 2019 2:00 AM

In Ayodhya, time to give peace a chance

In parallel, an important statement was reportedly issued by the Lucknow-based Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board.

20 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

Reading a waste of time, meet the real RCT hero

Literally. Why can’t you economists write about my friends Ambani and Adani and how well they are doing?

20 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

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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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