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Modi government must focus on informal sector

Indian economy is still the fastest growing economy in the world, though its GDP growth has slowed down in the...

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Cool Breeze: Human Error

Human Error Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has coined an interesting term for the infighting within the Congress. Speaking to...

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Modi stuns Opposition with poll-eve measures

Despite calling it a jumla, Congress and others voted for upper caste reservations.   Only a couple of months separate...

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Sheila’s return would benefit AAP

By reappointing former Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, as the president of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee, Rahul Gandhi has sent...

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BJP’s tally will depend on promises kept, not made

Subtext of 2019 mandate will be the same as for 2014: Not continuity but change.   While voters pay attention...

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Nehru’s letter to Kennedy

His messages to the US President make pathetic reading.   I have been re-reading B.K. Nehru’s fascinating and absorbing autobiography,...

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China reformed, 40 years later

As China marks 40 years of reforms and opening up, many analysts are taking stock of the path it has...

The Connection at St Martin's

The Connection reconnects Britain’s homeless with society

The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields’s is a homelessness charity in the heart of London, next to St Martin-in-the-Fields church in...

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Centres of learning or of ghostly activities?

Did you know that running between America, Britain, India, Japan and many other countries besides, there is a very unusual...

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Nothing angelic about this tax

‘Today, entrepreneurs representing a wide cross-section of society refuse lucrative jobs to start their own businesses.’   Former American president...

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My memory of Fidel Castro

This week, 60 years ago, Fidel Castro took over as the supreme leader of Cuba, an island in the West...

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IAS-plus: Aligning intent with delivery

Whoever wins in 2019 will need to bring reforms in the governance mechanism.   Good intentions and ideas on the...

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2019 will be a turbulent year: Here are some predictions

“Predicting is the art of saying what will happen and then explaining why it didn’t”, goes the old saying. Nevertheless,...

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Cool Breeze: Sending the right optics

SENDING THE RIGHT OPTICS Last week saw a round of lunch diplomacy in the national capital, with Praful Patel, Rajiv...

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Maken resigns, speculation on Lovely, Sharmistha

The long awaited resignation of Delhi Congress president, Ajay Maken, due to “poor health” came through on Friday, eight days...