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Concerted campaign to shame India for electing Modi

Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi has returned to power with a thumping majority for his second term in office,...

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Modi 2.0 is right about Pakistan

The history of India’s relations with Pakistan, a country carved out of its territory by the British Raj explicitly on...

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Time for model conduct

Now that the elections to the 17th Lok Sabha have been declared, the next two months will be spent in...

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USTR to India: Forget the needy

The problem with President Donald J. Trump is that his decisions seem as changeable and as incomprehensible as his moods....

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Unite against cross-border terror

The last five years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government have seen a vast number of forces arrayed against him,...

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Action needed on Terroristan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement on the Pulwama terror attack was an unconscionable attempt to brazen out a heinous...

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People look to SC to ensure freedoms

It is among the ironies of the times that President Recip Tayyip Erdogan of the (formerly Kemalist) Republic of Turkey...

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An avoidable drama in Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s handling of the controversy over the Central Bureau of Investigation wanting to question Kolkata...

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PM Modi resists populism in Budget

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has clearly got supreme faith that voters in India would give him a second five-year term....

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Modi must protect poor from vultures

It is the duty of any government to protect the vulnerable from vultures that circle around them, seeking to feast...

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BJP’s Mission East by Northeast

Post the “grand alliance” between traditional rivals Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party—both of whom represent powerful caste and community...

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Modi’s welcome move on reservations

Being tethered to the past is a sure-fire recipe for short-sighted policy. The passage of more than seven decades since...

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Tradition faces gender justice at Sabarimala

In the aftermath of the entry of two women in their 40s into the Sabarimala shrine, reports of violence are...

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A beginning, not the end

As the old gives way to the New Year, many perceive the period to be that of an ending, a...

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Mahagathbandhan still a notional alliance

The idea of Mahagathbandhan seems to be getting a little complicated. The Congress’ victory in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh...