OPINION

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Cool Breeze: Just Desserts in the Desert State?

Just Desserts in the Desert State? Sachin Pilot’s recent meeting with C.P. Joshi has sparked off a series of speculation...

Afghan nationals raise slogans during a protest outside the Pakistan embassy

The road beyond Kabul

Afghanistan begins retreat to the future. August 15, 2021 will stand out as an epochal turning point in the turbulent...

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A richer India will be a safer India

India’s own gradual ascendancy into a leading economy has sharpened rivalries. Money, money, money/Always sunny/In the rich man’s world ABBA...

Hardships can purify us

Hardships can purify us

James gives a most practical living primer in the Bible. He offers his readers realistic, sharp instructions on what a...

More than legal rights

More than legal rights

Satyendra Nath Bose (1894–1974), the renowned Indian physicist specializing in mathematical physics, was best known in the early 1920s for his work on...

Shraadh: A thankful tribute to ancestors

Shraadh: A thankful tribute to ancestors

In youthful irreverence and educational pride a young person asked Swami Chinmayanandaji to explain how the offerings of food and...

Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu along with Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi

It’s over for Congress in Punjab

 The mess in Punjab is self-inflected by the Congress. Among the states going to the polls early next year are...

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Past is present: India prioritises the future

It is important to come out and start narrating every facet of India’s emerging economic story. On 1 October, the...

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh speaks to the media after resigning as Punjab CM

Amarinder and Congress break-up soon

It is very obvious now that Captain Amarinder Singh has made up his mind to sever his association with the...

Supporters hold party flags during an election campaign rally by India's ruling Congress party president Gandhi in Mumbai

Congress’ leftward tilt will hurt it

In a way, Congress’ crisis is part of a global pattern of liberal and social democratic parties being overtaken by...

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Evergrande: Laissez-faire growth ends in China

Xu Jiayin, the owner of Evergrande is alleged to be close to the Shanghai clique. The Shanghai clique allegedly controls...

India fares poorly in South Asia in global gender gap report

Gender equality backed by the SC

The Supreme Court of India has once again affirmed in the National Defence Academy case that gender equality is an...

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Universal peace is a fundamental human right

It is no accident that countries that have relatively peaceful societies make far more progress than those that are roiled...

Japan is trying to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Japan’s elderly care economy presents opportunity for India

Graduates of nursing and paramedical programs have much opportunity, provided they have sufficient Japanese language skills. Tokyo: Japan’s elderly care...

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Sharad’s charade on Congress ‘zamindari’: Grand Old Party faces pincer assault

Apart from BJP, perceived umbilical allies also seek a ‘Congress mukt Bharat’. Opposition unity a utopia A month back, on...

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The neo-Taliban and the super-jihadi state

Afghanistan will become the top jihadi state in the world. Al Qaeda, Haqqani, and even ISIS will eventually be incorporated...