Arindam De
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The writer is journalist working with India Today.

POLITICS

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Congress has flunked the alliances test. What about the election exams?

BJP has shown alacrity and no ego in stitching up its alliances. Congress stands out in contrast.

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After shielding Masood Azhar: Parroting 'peace' won't make China a peacenik ever

China's support to Pakistan in protecting the terrorist JeM chief has changed all the rules of engagement between India and China.

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What did the Balakot air strikes achieve?

India needs to keep the pressure in the international forums to establish Pakistan's terror-mongering. We cannot afford laxity at a point when we have support from most other countries.

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Why nothing will change on the ground even after Balakot airstrike

World history is replete with examples that show counter-insurgency operations are never successful when cross-border benefactors exist.

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As politics breaks out over Pulwama, time for us, Kashmiris included, to ask hard questions

We need to ask and answer why we are turning against each other, and exactly whom that is helping.

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India was not taken in by Imran Khan. The realities of the situation have only become clearer today

The Pakistani Army still calls the shots in Pakistan and in the strategies of terror being used. The only naya change is the growing use of Jaish-e-Mohammed over Lashkar.

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Pulwama attack: As talks of retribution fly thick and fast, troubling questions are unanswered

Why was such a large relocation taking place in a terrorist-prone area? Is assembling a 300 kg-plus car bomb that easy in South Kashmir? Was someone complacent? Several questions need to be answered on Pulwama.

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‘Vikas’ take a backseat as the Prime Minister sharpens his attack on the Opposition

An analysis of the Prime Minister's speeches reveals a change in the narrative from development to scathing verbal attacks on the Opposition.

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Budget 2019: Stop doles and grants, frame policies that can actually empower

Guaranteed income schemes, farm loan waivers, subsidies and all such band-aids will not cover the government's blemishes.