Guest Columnists

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China-India economic accord will be a global tipping point

China and India will have more middle class people than the total populations of the US and EU combined.  ...

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli ahead of the delegation level talks, in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 11, 2018. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

PM’s Nepal visit a counter to China’s growing influence

This visit had twin purposes: one was to reassure Nepal that India is an all-weather friend and another that the...

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India can have dramatic impact on Commonwealth’s trading future

As the fastest growing economy of the 53 nations, India has the chance to be one of Commonwealth’s largest powers....

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Polling is imperfect, but better than guessing

It’s been a bumpy few years for the pollsters. Surveys overestimated support for Angela Merkel’s party in last September’s German...

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Parliament must be provided with correct study on Pentavalent

The deaths of healthy children taken for routine immunisation are not acceptable.   On 18 March, The Sunday Guardian published...

Sopore: Protesters pelt stones on security personnel in Sopore of Jammu and Kashmir on April 13, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Kashmiris are Indians, let us embrace them

The political space in the state is almost vacant, with a collapsing economic situation and disenchanted youths.   We all...

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Anatomy of a Concoction*

Since when asking for a CBI inquiry has become communal politics and shielding the ‘rapists’?   On 17 January 2018,...

China set for second phase of Xi’s anti-graft campaign

People may be surprised to know that of the 39 million people who work for the government in China only...

New anti human trafficking law is a step in right direction

The voluntary sector of India, the entire NGO community operating through thousands of organisations, who have been working for women...

Someday when: Let us remember never to take life for granted

‘Life is fragile’, we hear this very often and it is true because life is full of uncertainties. Death is...

India’s millennials have boosted the smartphone market

Over the last few years, the Indian smartphone market has grown exponentially and stands as the fastest growing smartphone markets...

The risks are rising for cities in Anthropocene era

In the Anthropocene era we are living in, man-made and natural risks are intersecting and clashing like never before, with...

When a high flying kite gets cut

I first heard about Nirav Modi a few days ago. Like an aerial fireworks display, he exploded curious wonder into...

Idol’s idol: The lesser known figures who shape a success story

Idol’s idol: The lesser known figures who shape a success story

We all have someone or some people in our lives who we idolise. We look up to them to show...

Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence

Ashis Ray states: “The uncertainty (over Netaji’s death) would probably have been resolved but for the downward spiral in relations...