Shweta Punj

OPEN TO OPINION

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

POLITICS

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Rajasthan elections: Why Vasundhara Raje needs to amplify her message for women voters to make a comeback

Most women said they would vote but their decision of whom to vote for would be taken by the men in their families – husband, brother or son.

MONEY

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Why Arun Jaitley's fuel price cut is bad economics

Getting populist at a time when government’s macros are on a shaky ground is a risk to India’s credibility.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

Why govt must make Johnson & Johnson bleed for selling faulty implants in India

How New Delhi deals with this breach of trust will determine how seriously the world treats Indians as consumers.

MONEY

 |   2-minute read

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

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

 |   5-minute read

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

 |   6-minute read

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.