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Look beyond the surface

Though no major pacts were signed between the US and India, advancements were made in the important areas of defence, energy and partnership in the Indo-Pacific Riding on the back of greater people-to-people connect, public opinion has had an increasingly

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More than goodwill

India must get real and finally engage with the Taliban if it wants to be strategically relevant in Afghanistan India has finally decided to get real on Afghanistan and agreed to attend the signing ceremony of a landmark peace deal between the

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Markets get the flu

. Thousands of flights and major conferences across the world are being cancelled. Facebook’s flagship F8 developer conference,  scheduled for May in San Jose, California,  became the latest casualty. The Swiss Government’s decision to ban gatherings of over 1,000 people

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Emerging fault lines

The ILP requires all the finesse, ingenuity and statecraft of the Government to constitutionally balance competing demands of various segments of the population among the eight sisters As the situation in northeast India continues to be one of anxiety, the

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Shouldering responsibility

South Asian nations face a water crisis which poses a threat to agriculture and industries. Given its increasing influence, is India willing to become a provider of water security in the region? On May 23, 2013, while speaking at the

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Imperfect justice

Harvey Weinstein is convicted of third-degree rape and a criminal sexual act. He’s staring at just 5 years The battle of justice for women, who take on rich and powerful men for molestation, or worse rape, is long, lonely and hard.

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Costlier casualty

The Delhi violence is serious because it shows that binaries have been deep-set and a panic economy has taken over The story of the Delhi violence lies much beyond the headlines or the number of the dead. The terrifying visual of a

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Some hard, home truths

It is an irony of our times that the very Government, which promised to protect the country from any divisive internal or external force, has failed to fulfill its duties When the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was voted to power in 2014

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US First Ladies leave their mark

While the American First Lady’s role has evolved over the years, this is not the case in India. One just hopes that the spouses of future leaders of the country will come out from under the shadow of their husbands

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Set a budget for success

The means to reach financial targets are through budgeting, the only weapon to control spending and improve saving As we go through life, our aspirations increase and we set ourselves different goals to achieve those dreams. Of the many targets,

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