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November 29, 2022 10:23:32 pm

What is a film festival where an artist, especially one invited to chair a jury, can't speak his mind? India-Israel bilateral ties do not not hang by the slender thread of a film review

November 29, 2022 10:16:39 pm

The Constitution is clear on the balance of powers, the Supreme Court's pushback against what tantamounts to overreach by the political executive is timely and welcome. In parallel, the court should step into overdrive when it comes to reforms within -- that make it more transparent and accountable

November 29, 2022 12:12:55 pm

With this move, he has managed a victory for all those who have rolled their eyes at the exclamation-mark-ridden emails from HR. In France, where philosophers have long recognised that hell is other people, solitude should be a worker’s right.

November 29, 2022 12:12:17 pm

Considering that India's petroleum imports have risen by a staggering 60 per cent between April-October this year, exerting pressure on the currency, lower oil prices if sustained could help bring down the import burden, ease the risks to macroeconomic stability.

November 29, 2022 12:11:54 pm

Xi, who has centralised powers in his hands, now personifies the Chinese state. How he deals with the anger of the Chinese people is going to be telling

November 28, 2022 2:01:11 pm

Learning from other G20 nations on how to improve AQI in Indian cities and saving millions of lives from choking with every breath need to be put on as high a priority as financial stability and growth in this interconnected world.

November 27, 2022 10:57:29 pm

Talks between the French President Francois Mitterrand and Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Rashtrapati Bhawan assumed added dimension with France having accepted the Indian position on the supply of enriched uranium for the Tarapur atomic power plant.

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November 28, 2022 4:36:57 pm

A region-specific strategy and their introduction in mid-day meals in schools and anganwadis could boost millets cultivation. The need for wholesome nutrition would also be more for children in the very regions that are suited for millet cultivation

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November 28, 2022 9:00:37 am

From bringing special criminal legislations as populist measures to opposing bail as part of a tougher stance on crime, there are several issues for the government to address

November 26, 2022 8:42:21 am

The image of PM Modi is synonymous with Gujarati pride. His presence as the prime minister has created a sub-nationalist assertion within the broader framework of Indian nationalism in Gujarat. This emotional thread is going to shape the election outcome more than any organisational or party-centred efforts.

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November 25, 2022 10:27:01 pm

The Assam movement leaders disclosed a fresh and angry confrontation programme of action, including a statewide 24-hour bandh on December 2, to counteract what they called, a “conspiratorial election” without solving the foreigners issue.

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November 25, 2022 10:51:40 pm

Since retail inflation has stayed above RBI’s tolerance limit of 6 per cent since the start of 2022, the RBI is duty bound to first bring it down on priority by raising interest rates. The trouble is, doing so will surely risk further undermining India’s growth momentum.

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November 25, 2022 10:43:25 pm

Embolo's regret in what should have been a moment of glory resonates so widely because, in one sense, accidents of birth determine the movements of people and talent. It frames why football is about more than just football

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November 24, 2022 10:29:37 pm

Yasuhiro Nakasone, a 64-year-old veteran politician, will succeed Zenko Suzuki as prime minister of Japan by virtue of his landslide victory in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s primary election.

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November 25, 2022 10:49:58 am

It is an expansion that must be lauded — of opportunity, representation, and what it means to be in peak physical and mental condition. It’s about time more people like John McFall stood on the pedestal that space explorers have come to ascend to.

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November 25, 2022 10:49:09 am

The time has come to look beyond emergency measures and provide the country’s public health services its long-overdue boost. The gains of the Universal Immunisation Programme should not be overturned by health emergencies.

November 25, 2022 8:50:14 am

At the battle of Saraighat in 1671, Lachit Barphukan had galvanised the forces of Ahom kingdom to inflict a heavy defeat on Mughal forces led by Rajput king Ram Singh

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November 24, 2022 6:54:12 am

As populations in some parts of the world age more rapidly than others — China is starting to go grey faster than almost any other country — these questions will need to be addressed with greater urgency.

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November 24, 2022 7:11:01 am

There is a concern in Delhi that Tuesday's incident could derail the dialogue. Assam and Meghalaya must guard against that.

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November 24, 2022 7:06:15 am

The SC's proposal for reforming the appointment of Commissioners, has highlighted some pertinent issues about institutions and their autonomy.

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November 23, 2022 10:30:22 pm

A crackdown on the Akalis has started with the arrest of former finance minister Balwant Singh from his residence. He has been arrested for the apprehension of breach of peace — the first of the Akali leaders to be under pre-emptive arrest.

November 23, 2022 7:40:55 am

Donald Trump doesn't need to go back to Twitter, perhaps, because he already broke it. Only Elon Musk doesn't seem to realise that.

November 23, 2022 7:39:39 am

The BJP and AAP have focused on the right issues in the current municipal elections. But political parties must do more.

November 23, 2022 7:38:08 am

Brave as it was, it is important to recognise the gesture of the Iranian footballers at the FIFA World Cup as a supporting act to the fearless call of the women of their country for jin, jiyan, azadi (woman, life, freedom).

November 22, 2022 1:11:27 pm

By pushing the narrative about protests benefiting external enemies, the Iranian regime is hoping to appeal to nationalist sentiments, while also justifying its violent crackdown. Without genuine reforms, Iran’s leaders might be engaging in a temporary firefighting exercise