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Who needs public banks?

The critical debt problem calls for deep surgery, not more band aid.

No proof required: Move from NREGA to cash transfers

Because, for too long, the government and economists have only played at helping the poor


Be ambitious at Lima

Larger promises of emissions reduction would benefit India. But any agreement must also be fair.

Upstream superpowers

Chinese and Indian policies on river systems are more alike than different

TV’s bravehearts

The Rohtak sisters’ videos provoked much anger — and some questions.

What Modi could learn from Deng

Keep a low profile while growing your strength. Keep the focus on domestic development


Dear PMji

In the six months of this govt, there have been reassuring declarations for India’s Muslims — and also hate speeches and incendiary acts by individuals belonging to the Sangh

The Machil break

Could the army’s decision in the case open a new chapter in the poll-bound state?

Where the challenge is scarcity, not competition

It is not advisable for developing countries like India to follow Obama’s lead on network neutrality.

Of lives less ordinary

Can big biographies compete for the reader’s attention amid so much noise?