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Will next Congress president be mukt of Priyanka’s shadow?

As the Indian National Congress looks for a successor to Rahul Gandhi, it may be worthwhile to recall the circumstances...

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A careful budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has already made history by becoming the first lady Defence Minister of India and the country’s...

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Rahul should beware of the ‘Partition Mindset’

Pandering to those who misused the name of religion for divisive purposes led to India’s partition. That warning from history...

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Focus on infra, not on reforms in Budget 2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden Budget has made it abundantly clear that the government is in no mood to expedite...

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Nusrat Jahan, a symbol of liberal India

Nusrat Jahan, the newly elected Trinamool Congress MP from Basirhat in West Bengal, appears to be emerging as the new...

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First Modi-2.0 Budget could have broken fresh ground

Nirmala Sitharaman could have been bolder in pushing the reform agenda.     Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman got the symbolism...

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference in New Delhi after presenting the Union Budget 2019 on Friday. IANS

FM’s fine balancing act

In her maiden Budget speech that lasted for nearly two hours and seventeen minutes, India’s first woman Finance Minister, Nirmala...

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds budget papers as she leaves her office to present the federal Budget in Parliament in New Delhi, on Friday. REUTERS

Budget 2019: Infrastructure stays the ticket to ride

FM’s Budget speech covered an enormous amount of ground while being audaciously low on specifics and timelines. But it was...

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Cool Breeze: The Resignation Drama

The Resignation Drama With Rahul Gandhi adamant on his resignation, the Congress is going rudderless until it can get a...

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Designer Indian wear at London’s Maharani store

Maharani is a shop known to the fashion and fabric cognoscenti, located in a well-trodden block of the Fulham Road,...

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Mastering the art of changing forms

Last month, a magician known as Jadugar Mandrake died tragically near Howrah Bridge in Kolkata in India during an attempt at...

There are round pegs in square holes

There are round pegs in square holes

This last Tuesday I made a one-day trip to Simla. Wednesday was all about dealing with a plumber who, with...

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We need to have a more enabling, equitable vision for education

The Draft National Education Policy 2019 strikes the right notes, but in its final form it must advance a globally...

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India’s evolving worldview under Modi 2.0

Even as India is on a rising trajectory in terms of global politics and economic engagements, Prime Minister Modi will...

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Industrial development is a must for defence modernisation

The country’s defence and industrial capabilities should be made to converge and not developed in silos.   The draft defence...

Genuine love transforms

Genuine love transforms

Lily is grateful to God for the love He has filled in her heart through the Holy Spirit (Rom. 5:5)....