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Mamata’s move to upstage Congress

In an obvious move to widen the political base of the Trinamool Congress, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has...

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Climate change and the visible hand

The key to success in mitigating climate change is the emergence of new technology. But technology needs to be commercially...

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COOL BREEZE: ONE FOR THE LIBRARY

RSS leader Ram Madhav’s recently published book,The Hindutva Paradigm demystifies the RSS and explains the thinking and ideology of the...

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My tryst with Africa

Our committee came very low in the Ethiopian pecking order and did not merit a canine presence bigger than a...

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Politics of untwining farm laws

In an obvious attempt to smoothen the chances of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the forthcoming Assembly elections, particularly in...

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Mohammed Shami controversy: When accountability and responsibility go missing

On careful scrutiny it was discovered that much of this vilification emanated from across the border in Pakistan; an orchestrated...

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The rise and rise of Xi Jinping

Though not spelled in the communiqué, the resolution, besides granting Xi a third term, also gives him unprecedented powers to...

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Better the Devil you know

To us, the British, Indian democracy shines like a beacon in the East against the increasingly dark backcloth of Communist...

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Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru

I came into contact with Prime Minister Nehru when I was in my teens. The last time I met Pandit...

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Competitive illiberalism

Freedom of expression does and should cover the right to express weird and unwise views. Since individual liberty includes the...

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Congress assists BJP to polarise polls

The Congress seems to have waded into unnecessary controversy by highlighting Hindutva as a central point, barely three months ahead...

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Love’s labour lost at Glasgow

COP26 failed to raise ambitions or finalise the path to curb emissions. After all the devastating climate related events recently...

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Cool Breeze: Half Full or Half Empty?

Half Full or Half Empty? The NewsX-Sunday Guardian Roundtable this weekend saw a very interesting discussion on the way India...

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Xi looks to 2022 for his Mao and Deng moment

The centralisation of authority under Xi has exceeded that under Mao. In 1945, Mao Zedong felt confident enough to convene...

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Course correction is needed in faceless proceedings

Authorities have power to grant adjournments, but this power has to be exercised judiciously. New Delhi: In a paradigm shift...