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Saturday, July 04, 2020

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Explained Ideas: What is the real reason behind US' H1-B visa freeze?

July 03, 2020 1:07 pm

Anxiety about the unintended consequences of the Nationality and Immigration Act of 1965 is the driving force behind the politics of immigration in the US, says Sanjib Baruah.

Explained Ideas: How to ensure basic minimum income for the poor in post-Covid India

July 03, 2020 6:59 pm

A combination of cash transfers, expansion of NREGA, and introduction of an urban employment guarantee scheme is needed, state C Rangarajan and S Mahendra Dev

Explained Ideas: How to keep China at bay

July 03, 2020 8:18 am

Multiple localised actions on LAC hold key to keeping the PLA in check, argues Arjun Subramanian.

Explained: Ways in which Parliament can resume functioning

July 02, 2020 8:33 pm

The people of India are waiting eagerly, especially at a time the country is facing a pandemic and is concerned about Chinese aggression, says Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

Explained Ideas: How GST can be tweaked to prevent states slipping into a serious financial crisis

July 01, 2020 11:23 am

As we head into 2020-21, the toughest challenge for the GST Council would be to devise ways to compensate the states, says Sushil Kumar Modi.

Explained Ideas: Why a successful Indian resistance to China’s expansionism would redefine Asia’s geopolitics

June 30, 2020 1:07 pm

But if Delhi comes out of this crisis wounded, its troubles at home and the world will mount significantly, argues C Rajamohan

Explained Ideas: What John Bolton’s memoirs tell us about US-India relationship

June 30, 2020 9:07 am

The worrying conclusion is that for all the hype about a special relationship between the world’s oldest and largest democracies, India figures in the mind space of successive US administrations mostly in relation to America’s enduring security concerns

Explained Ideas: Why India can't depend on the US and EU to counter China

June 29, 2020 8:44 am

Pratap Bhanu Mehta on India-China border dispute: The Xi regime's unprecedented global alienation notwithstanding, no other country has a serious stake in the fate of the terrain India and China are disputing.

Explained Ideas: Why India claims Galwan belongs to them

June 24, 2020 7:10 am

India-China border dispute: In Ladakh, there is no concept of a politically agreed and jointly demarcated line for an international boundary between India and China.

Explained: Why the pandemic is a wake-up call to build India's mental healthcare infrastructure as well

June 20, 2020 7:42 am

The second fallout of the pandemic could be even more sinister. Patel draws attention to the looming economic crisis and says that the colossal numbers of those likely to be impoverished, combined with the country’s “fragmented mental health care system”, make for a “perfect storm”.