Time is ripe to conclude FTA talks with Canada, which could reinvigorate others.
India and Nepal have a new opportunity to collaborate on development and energy security.
India’s expenditure on vaccines should count as sound investment in a healthy future.
necessary representativeness of FPTP. How the anti-defection law, by committing an MP to her party’s whip, limits the exercise of the power vested in her by voters to do the right thing. How the responsibility for a government to mop up legislative support on a bill, among its own party or coalition MPs individually as well as those from the opposition unfettered by the anti-defection law’s extreme punishment for dissenters, makes FPTP’s representativeness meaningful. That’s a conversation we need to have.
The writer is a contributing editor for ‘The Indian Express’