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Focused on inflation: On the RBIs rate hike

A rate increase was needed to prevent inflation expectations from stymieing growth

8 Aug 2022 1:53 am
All secular democratic parties should come together to defeat the BJP: D. Raja

Since 2014, the BJP-RSS combine has been destroying the secular character of Indian state... and Left unity is need of the hour, says CPI general secretary

8 Aug 2022 1:49 am
Cooling the temperatures: On U.S.-China relations after Pelosis Taiwan visit

The U.S., China and Taiwan are left picking up the pieces after Nancy Pelosis visit

8 Aug 2022 1:48 am
India, democracy and the promised republic

At 75, the country must be judged by the extent to which it has advanced human development

8 Aug 2022 1:39 am
Tapping technology to check minor mineral plunder

India has grossly underestimated the issue of illegal mining, which damages the environment and causes revenue loss

8 Aug 2022 1:28 am
Reaching out to Pasmanda Muslims

The BJP is seeking to encourage and exploit the schism within the Indian Muslim community

8 Aug 2022 1:18 am
Judging the fudging of data

The available technologies for identifying data fudging are still inadequate to address all possible situations

8 Aug 2022 1:09 am
In Frames | Toy story

Kondapalli toys are highly prized as collectibles and exhibits

7 Aug 2022 12:46 pm
Political Line | Presidential elections, BJPs Muslim outreach, political films and more

Here is the latest edition of the Political Line newsletter curated by Varghese K. George

7 Aug 2022 12:37 pm
Self-rule the most relevant solution: Mehbooba Mufti

Opening up Kashmir will give Kashmiris a sense of victory and Pakistan and India dont have to lose anything, says PDP chief

5 Aug 2022 9:53 pm
A turning point in crypto regulation, led by Europe

If GDPR marked a decisive moment in consumer data protection, MiCA could point to responsible crypto management

2 Aug 2022 11:05 pm
Making sense of the freebies issue

Most welfare schemes contribute to improving human development outcomes, also resulting in higher growth

2 Aug 2022 11:03 pm
Governments own gig workers

Outsourcing jobs to contractors is far more inefficient than fixed term contracts

2 Aug 2022 3:52 pm
Using a rupee route to get around a dominating dollar

India could take advantage of geopolitical developments to promote trade and gain better status for the rupee

1 Aug 2022 11:06 pm
An impending crisis

The recent scams in Kerala have made the CPI(M) tread carefully to avoid further damage

1 Aug 2022 11:05 pm
Reengineering Indias consciousness

Indias democracy has been successfully hacked and progressive forces need hard course-correction in any fightback

1 Aug 2022 11:02 pm
Indias wheat waiver WTO demand is risk-fraught

Such a stand will dilute its core agenda of pushing for a permanent solution to public stockholding for food security

31 Jul 2022 11:13 pm
Footwear escapades!

The footwear sometimes acts as if it has a mind of its own

31 Jul 2022 3:15 pm
Political Line | Foreign hand, domestic rights in PMLA, FCRA judgments

Here is the latest edition of the Political Line newsletter curated by Varghese K. George

31 Jul 2022 11:26 am
A case moving at snails pace

The state and the judiciary are to blame for the fact that Antony Raju has still not stood trial

26 Jul 2022 6:51 pm
Reform bail law, but make the right diagnosis first

Any reimagination of the law needs to examine the exact nature of what is causing large-scale undertrial incarceration

25 Jul 2022 10:54 pm
A global order caught up in a swirl of chaos

The Ukraine-Russia conflict is only one of the many strands altering the contours of world governance

25 Jul 2022 10:53 pm
Political Line | The debates around populism and welfare politics, secularism and religion, Centre and States relations and more

Here is the latest edition of the Political Line newsletter curated by Varghese K. George

23 Jul 2022 10:18 am
Injury time: on Indian cricket

India won the shorter formats in cricket, once again revealing its bench strength

19 Jul 2022 11:21 pm
Progressive State, regressive remarks

Despite M.M. Manis repeatedly offensive remarks, the CPI(M) has not held him accountable

19 Jul 2022 11:01 pm
No inner-party democracy

Unlike their counterparts in the U.K., MPs in India have no autonomy to question and challenge their party leadership

19 Jul 2022 10:57 pm
A new legislation that mirrors the old

The New Drugs, Medical Devices and Cosmetics Bill is antiquated and needs to be revised

19 Jul 2022 10:56 pm
Tunnel vision that is endangering Indias history

The planned revision to Section 20 of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act is ruinous

19 Jul 2022 10:54 pm
Chile marks a notch in global constitutionalism

The countrys draft Constitution is an example of a framework for an enduring and egalitarian democracy

19 Jul 2022 10:51 pm
A stinging indictment: on acquittal of Chhattisgarh tribals in 2017 ambush case

The scapegoating of innocent tribals in the fight against Maoists is a self-defeating ploy

19 Jul 2022 10:48 pm
Growth and welfare: On the practice of politicians making mindless promises

Populism might mean different things to different people at different times

18 Jul 2022 11:13 pm
Indias climate imperative

For public pressure to drive climate action, we need to consider climate catastrophes as largely man-made

18 Jul 2022 11:11 pm