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India  /  Published 19.05.20

Goldman report most damning

Goldman Sachs has said the Narendra Modi government’s stimulus response to the Covid-19 crisis is “strikingly smaller in magnitude” than the one policymakers took in 2009 during the global finan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 15.01.20

Anarchy because of citizen law: Maya

BSP chief Mayawati said on Wednesday that she had been “repeatedly” requested to join the BJP government at the Centre but she refused. “Although repeated requests were made to me (by the BJP) t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 13.01.20

Why I miss Dr Singh

Some years back, on a December afternoon, crowds of young people had spilled onto the streets of Delhi to protest the gang rape and murder of a girl — an incident that led to enough outrage for the ...
By Vikas Pathak in

India  /  Published 26.12.19

Congress challenges government on NPR format

The Congress has emphasised that the UPA government had shelved a pilot project on citizenship determination that the Atal Bihari Vajpayee administration had christened the “National Population Regi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.12.19

Rapid turns on NRC & NPR

India may be proud of its agile politicians. In the midst of huge popular agitation, the prime minister suddenly declared that there has been no discussion on the countrywide implementation of the Nat...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.11.19

UPA parties to move censure motion against Pragya: Sources

The Congress and other parties of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) are set to move a censure motion in the Lok Sabha against BJP MP Pragya Thakur for her remarks on Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nath...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.19

BJP's endorsement of exclusion

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s contribution to policy-making can be divided into three parts: continuity, spectacle and communalized change. There are passages of continuity between the United Pr...
By Mukul Kesavan in

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.19

New visiting card: 'Professional Pessimist'

A new job debuted in India early July. We now have — officially, too, one should add — potential vacancies for ‘professional pessimists’. Few professions come with the prefix 'professional' as...
By Shyam G. Menon in

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Two to tango: Is the India-US tariff talk a charade?

The president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has started to ratchet up pressure on India to roll back the tariffs that India imposed on 28 American products in retaliation against Wash...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 24.06.19

Does the Indian Left have a future?

In the third week of May I found myself in Kerala. The Lok Sabha results were due in a few days; it seemed clear that, for the first time since Independence, the communists would be in single digits i...
By Ramachandra Guha in


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