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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

K.M. Chandrasekhar

The writer is vice chairman, Kerala State Planning Board, and former Union cabinet secretary.

Lessons from a verdict
Sat, Jun 22, 2019

Assumptions about politics have been overturned. Opposition must unite.

In last five decades, the complexion of India’s confrontation with Pakistan has changed
Wed, Feb 27, 2019

In conventional warfare, we probably have a decisive edge but any protracted war at this point of time is unlikely to remain conventional.

The babu-maker
Sat, Jun 09, 2018

S Rau guided a generation through the UPSC exams.

Wrong end of the frame
Thu, May 24, 2018

Proposed changes in how UPSC entrants are allotted services misunderstand administration and reform.

The road to Shirdi
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Popularity of Sai Baba stems from his message — the convergence of all faiths

Together in Brussels
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to attend the India-EU Summit, despite last week’s terror attacks, sends a strong message that will resonate across the world.

Think again, at WTO
Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Going by the statements in Parliament and before the media, the Indian commerce minister seemed satisfied with the outcome.

So who’s being risk averse?
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

The government and RBI, apart from industry, need to rediscover their appetite for adventure.

In fairness to Delhi
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Change is in the air. This is also the time to give Delhi the full-fledged statehood it deserves.

Remaking the Centre
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Union government is changing old ways. It is yet to find new equilibrium.

Winning over the states
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Niti Aayog has its task cut out. It needs to restore credibility of the consultation process

Call of duty
Wed, Oct 30, 2013

An atmosphere of suspicion demoralises civil servants. We need deeper reform.

The diffident bureaucrat
Mon, Jul 02, 2012

Only systemic changes can enable civil servants to be decisive,take risks