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A bleak new world

Economic recovery from the pandemic is bound to be different in different countries. It would depend upon the ...

China, the great American punching bag

The United States of America is hurtling from one crisis to another even as the presidential polls come closer...
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India-China, an alternative vision

There is hardly any expectation — at least within India — that the reported ‘de-escalation&r...

Closed minds: BLM and anti-CAA protests

On May 25, in Minneapolis, an African-American arrestee, George Floyd, was choked to death by a white police o...

Ladakh: blunder or grand plan?

Why did China choose the summer of 2020 to make aggressive moves in Ladakh and nearly start a shooting war? Wa...

For journalistic freedom in India

The dawn of the post-truth era has forced journalism of every conceivable form to confront several pertinent q...

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Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Covid-19: A politics of national renewal

When posterity records its verdict on how a world that boasts of near mastery over nature handled Covid-19, we will certainly be hauled over the coals. History will censure us for a collective failure...
By Ashwani Kumar in

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

And over Or: Between science and faith

The author teaches philosophy at the Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati ...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Too soon

Sir — It is unfortunate that at a time when coronavirus infections in India are rising, monuments protected by the Archaeological Survey of India have been reopened to the public after a shutdown of...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Vanishing act: Population and female infanticide

Progress must be put into context. This would be a prudent approach to take towards the findings of the Sample Registration System statistical report for 2018, which show, among other things, that 13 ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.20

Lower depths: A spokesperson speaks

Silence articulates the unspeakable far better than words. The spokesman of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Sambit Patra, a doctor no less, did not need his leaders’ speeches to be assured of their ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.20

Lost ground: Modi's meticulously choreographed visit to Ladakh

Sir — Monsoon evenings spent at home were once unimaginable without a hot cup of tea along with an assortment of fritters like beguni, peyaji, phuluri, daler bora or at the very least piping hot...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.20

Unhappy birthday: Beijing's gift to HK

Birthday presents need not always be pleasant. Twenty-three years after China regained Hong Kong from Britain by committing to honour the ‘one country, two systems’ model, Beijing gifted i...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.20

Uncertain future: perils of star gazing

Susan Miller, a leading astrologer in the United States of America, had predicted in January that 2020 would “be a great... and... prosperous year,” going on to add that Capricorn would be...
By Atanu Biswas in

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.20

Indefensible: Covid-19 vaccine launch on August 15, Governmental incompetence

Sir — It is now a truth universally acknowledged that Indians are masters of ‘jugaad’ — resourcefulness that helps people overcome adversities by coming up with innovative solu...
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Opinion  /  Published 04.07.20

True story: Ahmed Patel is part of Cong inner circle, ED or not

The former Janata Dal (Secular) state chief and one of the defectors who brought down the coalition government, AH Vishwanath, is set to launch his ‘tell-all’ account about the revolt that...
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