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  • Opinion: Great First Step By Sushma Swaraj. But More Is Needed.
    Brinda Karat
    These are cases beyond daily politics. The government must be given all support to bring the child back home to the loving embrace of his parents.
    Opinion
  • Opinion: Najeeb Jung Operated As An Assassin Of Democracy
    Ashutosh
    Every time politicians think they can take people for granted, they are proven wrong. People are far smarter. Mr Jung, my good wishes will always chase you, but with a humble suggestion that dictators always underestimate the patience and the sixth sense of the common man, so never take them for a ride. It will come back to haunt you.
    Opinion
  • Opinion: Why Kashmir Is So Angry With Us
    Yashwant Sinha
    The feeling of discrimination extends from ill-treating Kashmiris in the rest of India, to the PM not attending the funeral of Chief Mufti though doing so in the case of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, to arresting the children under the infamous Public Safety Act and keeping them in regular jails with hardened criminals instead of juvenile homes, to ...
    Opinion
  • Opinion: Pak-Russia-China Get Closer. What That Means For India
    Jyoti Malhotra
    Just when it seemed new, possible alignments were emerging on the international stage towards the end of 2016, possibly to distract from India's renewed obsession with domestic matters such as demonetisation, US president-elect Donald Trump has spun the wheel in a different direction, calling up old enemies to possibly assist with challenging new o...
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  • Opinion: This Year, Violence Became Acceptable
    Feroze Varun Gandhi
    Across geopolitics, economics and local politics, the 1970s, it seems are back. Where we go from here remains the domain of economists and fortune tellers.
    Opinion
  • Blog: Well, Folks, Black Money Is Back. What Went Wrong.
    IP Bajpai
    Black is back - and with a bang, not a whimper. And whatever else demonetization was meant to do, it has not succeeded in removing black money. In fact, it has alarmingly few successes to show.
    Blog
  • Blog: House Of Love
    Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
    Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi describes the small adventures of making a house in Goa - "There's a python on the property,' the contractor said. 'And it appears to have eaten your neighbour's cat.'"
    Blog
  • Opinion: Trump Should Read India's Playbook On Taunting China: Foreign Media
    Jeff M. Smith, The Washington Post
    Donald Trump's decision to break protocol and become the first president-elect in decades to speak by phone with a Taiwanese president was either a colossal blunder or a shrewd strategic coup, depending on which Beltway insider you ask.
    Opinion
  • Opinion: Missing In Parliament, Sachin And Rekha - Again
    Derek O'Brien
    it was remarkable that during such an important and politically charged session, some of the stalwart nominated members of the Rajya Sabha were absent. Sachin Tendulkar continued to be missing from the crease - he hardly shows up - and Rekha made her usual guest appearance.
    Opinion
  • Opinion: Modi's 'Monumental Mismanagement' Now Backed By Numbers
    Mani Shankar Aiyar
    Leaving aside apologists for the Modi regime, most independent economists are agreed that GDP for the next two and possibly three quarters has taken such a hit that GDP growth will decline by at least one percentage point or more, with Ambit Capital estimating that GDP growth will be more than halved to 3.5% for FY 2017.
    Opinion

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