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New possibilities

History constantly forms constellations of circumstances. Within the constant of these ever-changing constella...

Steady course: continuity integral to Indo-US ties

In a previous piece in this newspaper, penned a couple of days after election night in the United States of Am...
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The inner eye: lessons for New India

His wife heavily gravid and going to deliver any moment, barrister M.K. Gandhi picked up pen and paper on May ...

Indian media’s inflection point

Many science historians attribute ‘what goes up must come down’ to Isaac Newton, and this must be ...

Climate change: from Paris to Glasgow

The Paris climate agreement completed five years recently. One can still remember Prakash Javadekar, India&rsq...

Party first: 'Jai Shri Ram' at Netaji event

Like the separation of the realms between the proverbial Church and the State, a clear, inviolable line should...

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Opinion  /  Published 26.01.21

Roller coaster: volatile stock markets

The stock markets have turned excessively volatile in the past few days. The sensex crossed a 50,000 point threshold last Thursday before tumbling by over 1,800 points in two subsequent trading sessio...
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Opinion  /  Published 26.01.21

Important legacy: Larry King no more

Sir — The demise of Larry King — the talk-show titan known for having interviewed eminent personalities from all walks of life — marks the end of an era. King hosted CNN’s ...
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Opinion  /  Published 26.01.21

Party first: 'Jai Shri Ram' at Netaji event

Like the separation of the realms between the proverbial Church and the State, a clear, inviolable line should segregate the government from the party in power in a democracy. Unfortunately, Indian de...
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Opinion  /  Published 26.01.21

Climate change: from Paris to Glasgow

The Paris climate agreement completed five years recently. One can still remember Prakash Javadekar, India’s environment minister, saying, “All our demands have been met; we are going to c...
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Opinion  /  Published 26.01.21

Indian media’s inflection point

Many science historians attribute ‘what goes up must come down’ to Isaac Newton, and this must be running in the minds of the protagonists whose WhatsApp conversations got leaked recently....
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Opinion  /  Published 26.01.21

New possibilities

History constantly forms constellations of circumstances. Within the constant of these ever-changing constellations roils the constant of human struggle, first for survival and then for that thing cal...
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Opinion  /  Published 25.01.21

On target: scope of money bills

A judgment may have a history that is not easy to disentangle. Not every Indian citizen was enthusiastic about the Aadhaar project when it was instituted. The scheme was legalized through a money bill...
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Opinion  /  Published 25.01.21

Great shame: Jai Shri Ram at Netaji's birth anniversary

Sir — It is shameful that on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, the chief minister of his home state was insulted by her own people at a programme organized by t...
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Opinion  /  Published 25.01.21

Untrustworthy: Farmers and the Modi govt

It is in the nature of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party to blame others for its own bunglings. Typically, the Union agriculture minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, has passed the buck on to an “ext...
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Opinion  /  Published 25.01.21

Stroke of luck: Biden's race to presidency

Joe Biden is thrice-blessed. Not only did he win the Democratic nomination and then the presidential election, but as a result of the events of January 6, he has taken office when the Republican Oppos...
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