Editorial

After Ayodhya

As the foundation stone is laid for the temple, we must not let triumphalism get the better of Lord Ram’s dharma Years of politics and the clash of “isms” have actually overlooked the cultural consciousness and the civilisational ethos that

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Remembering PVR

Congress credits PV Narasimha Rao retrospectively but it is just too late in the day to deliver political gains Better late than never, goes the adage. But with the Congress, the retrospective correction of history, in no small part aided

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Superpower dogfight, Indian Response

The Goldman Sach report in 2007/8 predicted the Chinese economy will be almost the same size as the US economy by 2025, with Indian economy the fourth largest after Japan. By 2050, they projected the largest economy in the world

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Indo China row: Truce for now

China withdraws from Galwan but without agreeing to the definition of LAC on the ground, it won’t give up landgrabs This seems uncannily familiar, the simmering down of tension at one end and a niggling pain surfacing at the other. The Chinese

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No point in this war ( India vs China & BJP vs Congress )

The BJP and Cong should stop targetting each other on China and instead focus on stopping its territorial march Is it really important to wrestle over the politically-motivated Chinese munificence at a time when our eastern neighbour might be having the last

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China won’t back down

It is making no pretence of diplomacy and pushing its territorial claims hard and fast by still amassing troops along the LAC By now, it is clear that China is no longer speaking with a forked tongue. In fact, it is

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Globally cornered, China threatens neighbors to stay relevant

The Covid-19 has exposed Chinese design to capture the world by its sheer power of manufacturing and its control over the global supply chain. The world has realized that over dependence on China will have disastrous effect on the economies,

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Saving megacities

Will setting up a professionalised task force for India’s hotspot metros be effective in arresting the COVID-19 slide? Going by the crumbling medical infrastructure in India’s megacities battling the furious onslaught of COVID-19, it would take more than the Supreme Court’s

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Another great fall – IIT

Despite the Govt push on IoEs, IITs have slipped badly on the QS World University Rankings in just one year India seems to be taking a beating on all fronts. Our economy is down, just one rung short of junk rating. We

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NCR needs a code

Neighbouring States should choke the virus cohesively. Why not activate panels like the NCR Planning Board? When Delhi began expanding in all directions and there wasn’t enough space for its residents to afford, they moved to the periphery while working

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