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Cool Breeze: Madhya Pradesh is not Karnataka

 Recently, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath was in the capital at an informal interaction at the women’s press club....

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Partition Deniers continue to divide and mislead

Nehru ought to have obliterated differential treatment between Hindus, Muslims.   An advancing society remembers its failures and seeks to...

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Boris has a clear run, but also a long road ahead of him

Boris Johnson won a decisive majority in Parliament. He is no longer politically tethered to a Northern Ireland political party....

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Amit Shah emerges out of Modi’s shadow

One conspicuous point in both Houses of Parliament during the long drawn out debate on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill...

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CAB reopens Partition wounds, offers BJP emotional card

Ruling party exploits divisions openly, while Congress falls back on minorities.   Now, this is meant to provoke. The dewy-eyed...

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The poisonous Congress legacy

When doom seems imminent, mood can cathartically turn from bad to verse. Top Congress leaders’ comments on slowdown remind me...

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Crisis of democracy and secularism: Words in search of meaning

The West’s missionary promotion of its own socio-political ideology all over the world rings hollow when it is not able...

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We must find a way to manage technology

The December issue of The Book Review is devoted to what is known as the ‘Digital Revolution’.   Not many...

People, who claim to have migrated from Pakistan's Sindh Province, cheer as they celebrate after India's parliament passed a Citizenship Amendment Bill, at Majnu Ka Tila in New Delhi

CAA secures rights of minorities in India’s neighbourhood

Citizenship Amendment Act addresses minorities facing the brunt of repressive systems based on religion.   The Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA...

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It is boom time for the ghost industry

Today, manufacturing ghost detecting equipment and devices is a huge industry in itself. But believe it or not, there are...

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Economy is down: Bring back primacy of cash

The job of government is to facilitate growth in the economy, not make the whole country swim upstream, however laudable...

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Has BJP peaked already or does it suffer from neglect?

Despite Modi’s popularity, party needs regional leaders to win states.   The Modi-Shah BJP seems to have peaked already. Since...

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Elizabeth Warren faces the Clinton machine

A Warren Presidency would clean up the US financial system of the privileged few who have squeezed hundreds of billions...

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India’s focus should shift to BIMSTEC

India crafted a well thought out strategy by announcing that it would not join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP),...

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Act East and new Southbound Policy complement each other

Taiwan is gradually gaining confidence about investing in India.   In consonance with India’s “One China” policy, it maintains an...