Editorial

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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...

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India-Japan-US a natural alliance

Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi must be given credit for a foreign policy that is both bold and innovative. While...

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India still a Virtual Colony

It is yet another piece of evidence of the systematic manner in which bad policy has crippled the development of...

India Elections

People power on display in Chhattisgarh

Something remarkable happened in the first phase of voting in the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections on Monday: 76.28% of the total...

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Trump must curb racists in his party

Donald Trump has a philosophy which is opposite of that of Mahatma Gandhi, who declared that “means are everything”. He...

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One size doesn’t fit all

The Supreme Court is showing commendable concern for the health of the air that Indians breathe, and its recent order...

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Supreme Court must be obeyed

The Supreme Court of India has ruled that women believers of all ages should be admitted without hindrance to the...