Ravi Shanker Kapoor

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Strategic autonomy should not kill the Quad

Why is India so reluctant to make the Quad a security alliance? That China is a military threat to it,...

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Sri Lankan crisis: When green fanatics get taken seriously

Rajapaksas made the fatal mistake of forcing the nation to go organic by outlawing chemical fertilizers in April 2021. What...

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RBI ensures that KYC tyranny torments citizenry

A Lutyens-trained babu always succeeds in making the lives of people miserable by acts of omission and commission.   Since...

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Dust blows in the wind

Illegal urbanization is the biggest problem; shanty towns and unauthorized colonies are destroying our cities. Ranking high in the World...

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Over-regulated economy can hurt national defence

Even if the MoD does tell FinMin to be concerned towards national defence, the latter cannot provide the funds required...

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi offering prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Congress and its dynasty

Rahul and Priyanka are arduously working to attain PM Modi’s goal of a Congress-mukt Bharat. That every political party in...

75th annual United Nations General Assembly to be held mostly virtually due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in New York

Time to reconsider UN link

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine, accompanied with the nuclear threat, has thoroughly discredited the United Nations. It was...

Ukraine nationals (living in India) place flowers in memory of those who have lost their lives outside the Ukraine Embassy

Non-alignment lets India down again

Russia has invaded Ukraine, but the US and its allies are not seen anywhere responding ‘decisively’. Biden’s ineptness, however, doesn’t...

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Jihadists join with liberals in hijab row

Hijab has become a big issue because, more than anti-BJP leaders, intellectuals and celebrities have started supporting it. Senior Bharatiya...

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Liberals backing protest against hijab restrictions

Malala has transmogrified, from a young courageous girl championing female education and combating murderous jihadists to a publicity-hungry liberal who...

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Beijing flaunts Galwan at ‘non-political’ Olympics

Everything about this incident is on expected lines: Beijing continues to push the envelope, and New Delhi continues to be...

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Biden wants to protect Ukraine’s borders, not his own

Biden’s concern for ‘Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity’ is directly proportional to his disregard for his own country’s southern borders....

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Pak’s National Security Policy is designed to deceive

Just as a leopard can’t change its spots, Pakistan can’t become a civilised nation. Pakistan’s “first-ever National Security Policy” (NSP)...

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Lithuania can stand up to China, but big powers can’t

While supporting the ‘One China’ policy, the Lithuanian PM said, ‘Our government’s programme says Lithuania wants a more intense economic,...

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China bullies, India appeases

The dragon is an implacable beast which doesn’t believe in peaceful coexistence.   China’s shenanigans are unabated. It expressed its...

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Politicians slam sacrilege but are silent on lynching

It is well known that the anti-blasphemy law in Pakistan is often used to oppress, suppress, and torment minorities; it...

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Rs 76,000-crore package is good, but more is needed

The targets set are achievable, but they are predicated upon a variety of factors, the most important of which is...

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Lynching normalised in Pak

The entire Pakistan government, indeed the entire system, is jihad-compliant.   The lynching of Priyantha Diyawadanage, a 48-year-old Sri Lankan...

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Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal is bad news for free speech

Agrawal will be far worse than Dorsey. In a 2010 tweet, Agrawal had said, ‘I am not sure what is...

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Move to ban cryptocurrencies is unfortunate

Many major democracies, such as the US, Canada and the UK, allow the use of Bitcoin. Even the tiny Latin...

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Victimisation of privatisers will affect growth

The facts of HZL transaction make it evident that it was completely transparent. The Supreme Court’s directive to the Central...

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Competitive illiberalism

Freedom of expression does and should cover the right to express weird and unwise views. Since individual liberty includes the...

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Prohibition plagues Bihar

Corrupt politicians, bureaucrats, and cops love liquor ban, for it means big money. It is easy to imagine the magnitude...

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ONDC: Commerce Ministry’s e-commerce adventure

There will also be private parties holding equity in ONDC, but it is the sarkari entities that would be calling...