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POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Stone pelting, Naeem Akhtar, AFSPA in Meghalaya, Kashmir Issue

Why removal of AFSPA from parts of Northeast has become a talking point in Kashmir

The government must ensure heavy security build-up is phased out from the heavily populated locales of the urban centres.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Congress, BJP, Deve Gowda, Karnataka elections

Why Karnataka elections are a do-or-die for Deve Gowda

The JDS leader has to fight to save his image as a tall leader in Karnataka politics.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
SCO, BRICS, Narendra Modi, Diplomacy

Why India needs to play a larger role in the Commonwealth

The forum gets very little attention internationally and New Delhi too has neglected it in recent years.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Politburo, CPM general secretary, Prakash Karat, Sitaram Yechury

How Sitaram Yechury proved he's the ultimate survivor

The fact that the CPM general secretary put his job on the line to ensure the adoption of his draft reflects his maturity and resolve.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Member of Parliament, Parliament washout, Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha

Why washout of Parliament's Budget session is dangerous and murky

There are allegations Houses are adjourned on the slightest provocation and it seems presiding officers have lost the will to run the House.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Modi in China, Xi Jinping, Doklam standoff, Narendra Modi

Why Modi's April visit to China is crucial and comes as a relief

If the meeting between Modi and Xi Jinping goes well, it can expedite the final settlement of the boundary dispute between New Delhi and Beijing.

POLITICS

 |  The Bigger Picture |  4-minute read
Trade, Donald Trump, China, Xi Jinping

How Xi Jinping is playing the 'Trump' card in China

Aware of the economic threat posed by the US, the Chinese president has been pushing for economic reforms.

POLITICS

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Demonetisation, BJP government, Narendra Modi

Modi government report card: Key achievements and failures

Rural electrification, road building have been major policy successes.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Supreme Court, BJP, Myanmar, Rohingya refugee crisis

Fire in Delhi Rohingya camp: Why India must step up

The Supreme Court is facing the daunting task of balancing humanitarian and national security concerns.