Atul K Thakur
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Author is a New Delhi-based columnist with keen interest in South Asian affairs. Also, he works on public policy.

VARIETY

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Ode to Allahabad: Kumbh is grand and gorgeous. But the city needs salvation

The city cannot live without either of its identities — religious or historical, Nehruvian or dharmic.

POLITICS

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Electricity sharing norms: India, Nepal take welcome small steps, but the sector needs a giant leap

Power sector reform should be a top priority for both nations as few other changes can yield economic gains at a similar, and swift, magnitude.

POLITICS

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Diwali lights, and some dark, across South Asia

Outside India, Diwali is celebrated with joy in Nepal and Bhutan. But in Pakistan and Bangladesh, ironically once part of India itself, the glow of Diwali is much dimmer.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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What India couldn't achieve during Modi's Nepal visit

India is no longer being seen as an ally that keeps its words and implements things on ground.