Tag "Editorial Opinion"

The Saudi Significance..

India’s ties with Saudi Arabia have been symbiotic but it’s important to balance the relationship It might seem out-of-place to some that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the airport to receive the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin-Salman

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Where India stands after the Pulwama attack

India may have launched a diplomatic blitzkrieg but without China, the job will not be easy. After the Pulwama attack, conversations are mounting around India’s counter-offensive, diplomatic and military moves. Will the country get the world sanction for the right

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Comptroller’s Reputation Restored

The CAG’s reputation has been repaired following the auditing body’s seemingly fair report on the Rafale acquisition The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has one of the toughest jobs. It must audit government spending in a country as

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Will Last-Minute Action and Veiled Election Manifesto Work for BJP?

The BJP is looking for a home run no doubt but its latest momentum on the Ram temple at Ayodhya or its craftsmanship of a people-friendly budget, howsoever temporary, indicate the burden that none of the Opposition parties has to

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Nitin Gadkari: Is He the Right Choice?

The thing with cryptic quotes is that they set off more eddies in troubled waters, making it difficult to fish. But some sense an opportunity to attempt a dare. BJP Minister Nitin Gadkari may claim that his remarks on leaders

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Know the Nation

Photography for me is about darshan. In photography today, I see the art of tomorrow. It is something very unique for us,” ace lensman Raghu Rai had said when I met him in 1990. Over 38 years, the colossus of

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Quota bomb

The new Bill has opened a Pandora’s box. Can the Opposition wrest the pre-poll narrative from the BJP yet? Clearly, the Opposition has been stumped by the BJP’s googly in the form of the quota Bill for economically weaker classes, which is

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Lameduck CBI

Everybody has a takeaway from the Supreme Court ruling reinstating agency chief Alok Verma The Supreme Court’s reinstatement of CBI director Alok Verma is a mixed bag and not quite the rap on the knuckles of the government as is being

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A toast to Test

Winning a series in Australia is not just about making history but about shaping the future of the Indian sporting mind After independence, this was India’s first real liberating moment in cricketing history when the tame rain-fed draw of the

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Neutralizing China’s Over Love and Other Policies: How Does it Make Sense?

President Ram Nath Kovind may have sought to deepen our civilisational links and hoped to build on a shared anti-colonial narrative with Myanmar during his visit to that country but semantics cannot paper over the fact that our neighbour has

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