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Row over NPR

Ceaseless crackdowns and counter propaganda are running counter to any reconciliation moves on identity politics The Government may want us to believe that the compilation of the National Population Register (NPR) of citizens is just another statistical census drive but

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A crashing economy

2019 will be remembered for a lot of things, but the state of the Indian economy should be front and centre Warning signs have been there for quite some time. Ever since demonetisation and the impact of the war on

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Who rules the roost?

The year 2019 has been of Shah but he will do well to note that the nation saw a political voice emerge: Those of India’s young, who have spoken against the Government’s high-handedness As the year comes to a close, in this

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“Tukde-Tukde Gang Should Be Taught A Lesson”in India: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off the Delhi state assembly election said – “Citizenship Amendment Act was discussed in the parliament. Nobody (the opposition parties) said anything… Once they were out (of parliament), they started misleading people,” Mr Shah said

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Mapping financial progress and prospects

Great strides have been made toward financial inclusion but instead of resting on our laurels, we must lead the revolution to its logical conclusion One of India’s most dazzling achievements during the year 2019 has been in the field of

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Education trends and beyond

Let’s brace ourselves for the new era, backed by technology to pave the way for creating levers for a stronger education system in the future The education sector is all set to go through a massive change in the coming years. There

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Tryst with the youth

The protests across the country have demonstrated that young people refuse to be bogged down by the dogma of schisms and bigotry That’s not important.” These were the three words that chilled me to the bone. Spoken by my friend’s

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The big freeze

Winter of 2019-2020 is already setting records. Things may get colder. We should not forget the less fortunate at such a time The Indian Meteorological Department came out with a fascinating statistic earlier this week. It said that the cold

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Turbulent politics

The BJP’s declining map and the facelessness of the Opposition, the Congress in particular, defined the larger political trend of 2019 Rarely has a year been so tumultuous where democracy has been upended, unsettled, challenged and feudalised as it has been in

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Neighbourhood watch

If there is one major shift required in 2020 in the way India deals with its neighbours, it is to maintain a foreign policy that is bereft of short-term electoral considerations The year 2019 was dominated by internal political considerations

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