Shweta Punj

OPEN TO OPINION

Senior Editor, India Today. Has been writing on policy for more than a decade.

VOICES

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How PepsiCo let me down: Indra Nooyi need not have been replaced with a white male CEO

Indra Nooyi’s exit from the company she reinvented throws up more questions than answers.

VOICES

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Why global survey which claims India is most dangerous country for women is misleading and sensational

Thomson Reuters Foundation’s survey of 548 experts on 'women’s issues' needs to be taken with a pinch of salt.

VOICES

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Rape is not a morality issue; death should not be too

Here’s what the government ought to do next to be taken seriously in this fight.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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The many dangers of Hardik Patel's caste politics

For India to truly progress, it needs to rise above caste and religion.

POLITICS

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We are what we breathe. Delhi must not stop fighting smog

The truth is that India is not the first to be faced with this daunting challenge and there are lessons that it can learn.

MONEY

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One year on, it is clear demonetisation was an audacious move

Sustained efforts at ensuring ease in tax transactions and better digital infrastructure will determine the success of the move.

POLITICS

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It's a shame Arvind Panagariya quit Niti Aayog over politics

The top economist found himself isolated in terms of ideology and political backing.

POLITICS

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How Ram Nath Kovind as India's next President will help Amit Shah win Bihar

Relations between BJP and JD (U) have been on a sticky wicket since Nitish Kumar broke off with the saffron party.

POLITICS

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Slapping fine for open defecation will not clean India’s holiest and dirtiest rivers

It should have been more specific in what’s not permitted because blanket bans will not save water bodies.