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Rationalise subsidies and explore their alternatives

Rationalise subsidies and explore their alternatives

In the interim pay the food and fertiliser beneficiaries through DBT. Doing away with subsidies and instead extending income support...

Repositioning nuclear power

Repositioning nuclear power: From Fukushima to COP 26

An unprecedented, high-intensity earthquake followed by a tsunami on 11 March 2011 led to disruption of operations at the nuclear...

No lowering our guard

No lowering our guard against China

China is planning to build a ‘passageway’ between Tibet and South Asia. The National People’s Congress opened in Beijing on...

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Cool Breeze: Bring it on, trolls

Bring it on, trolls Clearly anticipating the social media reaction to his conversation with economist Kaushik Basu, the former Congress...

An Indo-Paci fic charter needed

An Indo-Pacific charter needed

Good news is coming from the Quad front. Reports suggest that the heads of state/government of the four countries that...

Berkeley: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi at the event 'India at 70: Reflections on the Path Forward' at the University of California, Berkeley on Sept 12, 2017. (Photo: IANS/@INCIndia)

Rahul’s RSS card works, but for the BJP

Rahul’s verbal sallies on the RSS reinforce a perception that Congress continues to seek to make the majority community accept...

Indian political strategist Prashant Kishor speaks to media during a press conference

Prashant Kishor’s second Punjab innings

By appointing political consultant Prashant Kishor as his principal adviser with a Cabinet rank, Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh,...

U.S. President Joe Biden hosts roundtable discussion on coronavirus aid legislation at the White House in Washington

Challenges that Biden faces domestically

His major challenge is to build bipartisanship. In practice this translates to bringing the middle over the extreme, in both...

In the name of God

In the name of God

None other than God is great. This is an obvious truth. But strange as it may seem, this truth can...

A Beauty Secret

A Beauty Secret

Experience is the best teacher, so a Guru used it for imparting a valuable lesson to his disciple. “ Go...

Jesus redeems all

Jesus redeems all

Jyoti’s joy knew no bounds when she experienced the liberating love of Jesus. Her friends saw a glow on her...

Farmers block the road to mark the 100th day of the protest against the new farm laws

Freedom of dissent has its limits

The right to protest is a sacred aspect of democracy. But what is not permissible is public protest that violates...

Sedition laws must be used

Tells us why, tells us how

The draconian sedition legislation was never an archaic law; it has been used by every regime. Against the backdrop of...

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Declaring tribals as non Hindus shows lack of understanding of Bharat

It is not mere coincidence that Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh that are at the epicentre of the activities which form...

One year of the US-Taliban agreement Where does

One year of the US-Taliban agreement: Where does Afghanistan stand?

The US-Taliban agreement inked last year on 29 February 2020 after exhausting rounds of complex negotiations engaging the Taliban and...

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Cool Breeze: G23’s next move?

Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad’s three-day visit to Jammu is being seen as another platform for the G23 to make...