Ravi Shanker Kapoor

A Virginia School board meeting reflects a battle playing out across the country over a once-obscure academic doctrine known as Critical Race Theory, in Ashburn

Left peddles guilt in America to destroy it

In the US, right from schools to the military, Marxist theories are being taught, despite the fact that they have...

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Non-alignment helped Taliban gain power

Had India helped the US and sent soldiers to Afghanistan to help the Afghan armed forces to combat the Taliban,...

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Central Vista: Monument of New India

It is not just the BJP but all parties show eagerness to discard conventions.   Much has been said and...

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CCP@100: Pugnacity sans pause

Xi’s centenary speech has confirmed that under him the CCP will remain as obnoxious, bellicose, and wolfish as ever.  ...

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A global unholy alliance sustains China

What the rich, the powerful, and the influential in the West do vis-à-vis Beijing may look astonishing. Xi Jinping’s China...

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The poverty of compassion

The biggest problem with the activists, most of whom are Left-leaning, is that they are opposed to anything that is...

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India forgets to remember 30th year of reforms

Typically, the liberalizer pleads with Leftists to seek their approval for, or at least condonation of, reforms. The ruling dispensation...

Intellectuals’ folly, credulity over corona helped China

Intellectuals’ folly, credulity over corona helped China

Such was the hatred for Trump that Fauci’s role in promoting the controversial gain-of-function research was ignored. Over a year...

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Mela during corona surge is a potential disaster

More than a century and a half ago, in 1867 to be precise, Swami Dayanand Saraswati did something that today...

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Imran Khan trying to be ‘a good Muslim in old age’

Pakistanis are not taking their Prime Minister’s regressive and reprehensible remarks lying down. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s attempt to...

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WHO’s Tedros pulls up China, meekly

Tedros’ change in stance should be viewed against the backdrop of the growing condemnation of and scepticism over the WHO’s...

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China opposes Quad, but it should be strengthened

The only good that has come out of the coronavirus is that it has woken up the world, especially India,...

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Ripped jeans, angry sanskaris

One would have expected Tirath Singh Rawat, the newly appointed Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, to be worried about the most...

Ravi Shankar Kapoor

Government should go forward on privatisation

What really plagues privatisation and other liberalising moves is the public discourse, which remains essentially socialistic.   With the Narendra...

Sedition laws must be used

Tells us why, tells us how

The draconian sedition legislation was never an archaic law; it has been used by every regime. Against the backdrop of...

Sedition laws must be used

Tells us why, tells us how

The draconian sedition legislation was never an archaic law; it has been used by every regime. Against the backdrop of...

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Restructure FinMin away from short-term revenue maximisation

The Finance Ministry’s structure, and of course the deep pink state, often leads it astray, focusing on immediate filling the...

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Cairn, Vodafone cases: Socialism masquerading as nationalism

The persistence of retrospective taxation has already cost a great deal to India’s reputation. Imagine the Indian ships in international...

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Covid-19: Chinese Health Organisation absolves Beijing

It is not only WHO that has been infested with Left-leaning bureaucrats; the entire public health establishment is dominated by...

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Beware of the deep pink state

Privatisation, like any other economic reform, runs into stiff resistance—from the respective administrative ministries, unions, intellectuals, the Left, even the...

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Reaping the whirlwind of fairy tales

Should an organized group that protests and inconveniences millions of people be appeased by the authorities? Protesting farmers have their...

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Myth of exploitation by ‘corporates’

Big corporations are generally fair in their dealings, for they can’t afford bad publicity either in the media or in...

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Trumpers: Less equal than others

While condemnation of the Capitol attack is loud and unending, BLM violence last year, which resulted in deaths, looting, arson,...

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Fear-mongering is the only booming sector

They tell us that the coronavirus cases have crossed the 1,000-mark and 29 have died; they don’t tell us that...