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Inside Track: Unlike the old days, BJP today is extraordinarily cavalier towards allies

Inside Track: Unlike the old days, BJP today is extraordinarily cavalier towards allies

December 08, 2019 10:11:34 am

In the old days, Pramod Mahajan and L K Advani had developed a personal rapport with the Thackeray family and frequently played the role of peacemakers with their demanding partner.

Can UK bear more of Brexit debate?

Can UK bear more of Brexit debate?

December 08, 2019 10:14:46 am

The Conservative Party has been deeply divided over the Bresxit question, but right now Johnson is asking for a large vote ‘to get Brexit done’. He has negotiated a deal and he needs a comfortable majority to get it through the House of Commons.

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4-in-1: The common factor in new UT of Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli

December 08, 2019 4:02:44 am

Having made Goa the capital of their eastern empire, the Portuguese gradually turned their attention to Diu, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli — two separate Union Territories which were combined into one with a Bill passed by Parliament last week.

CAB a majoritarian exercise to prove Muslims have lesser place in the ‘new India

CAB a majoritarian exercise to prove Muslims have lesser place in the ‘new India’

December 08, 2019 1:29:13 pm

The Prime Minister continues to remain silent about this law but his closest confidant, the Home Minister, concentrates on reminding us almost daily that Indian citizenship is no longer anyone’s birthright. It will in future be treated as a privilege, especially for Muslims.

In an economy sans economists, ministers resort to 'bluff' and 'bluster'

In an economy sans economists, ministers resort to ‘bluff’ and ‘bluster’

December 08, 2019 10:46:21 am

The protagonist may be elected as CM and may deliver an impressive account of governing the state. As long as the protagonist manages the best known — money — all other knowns and unknowns are manageable.

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December 7, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Nagpur violence

December 06, 2019 11:35:10 pm

December 7, 1979, Forty Years Ago: George Fernandes denied reports that he was likely to join the Janata Party. He described a Calcutta report attributed to Jagjivan Ram as “Just so much unadulterated nonsense”.

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Crime as punishment

December 07, 2019 8:22:23 am

Killing of Hyderabad rape accused by police, voices of support for it in political class, point to a brutalisation that must worry all.

Proposed citizenship law is immoral, will unleash a legally-sanctioned regime of discrimination

Proposed citizenship law is immoral, will unleash a legally-sanctioned regime of discrimination

December 07, 2019 12:19:01 pm

The CAB must be opposed by all those who continue to believe in a plural, egalitarian, and democratic India, where religion is not a brand that can condemn individuals to perpetual second-class citizenship.

Ambedkar’s legacy is being re-engineered to suit the Hindutva agenda

Ambedkar’s legacy is being re-engineered to suit the Hindutva agenda

December 07, 2019 12:13:07 pm

The social memories created by the Hindu religion, and the Hindutva version of Ambedkar’s symbol, are creating a situation where the Hindutva parivar is easily accessible to a section of the larger Dalit community.

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Taking it personally

December 07, 2019 6:54:42 am

While Personal Data Protection Bill strikes a balance between privacy and security, one provision does disservice to its objective.

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Citizen Kundera

December 07, 2019 6:56:48 am

Milan Kundera did not need his Czech citizenship restored. It was an act of contrition for an era of exclusion

At JNU, protest to further Left agenda hurts students from deprived backgrounds

At JNU, protest to further Left agenda hurts students from deprived backgrounds

December 07, 2019 12:14:39 pm

The UGC and HRD ministry have rolled back the fee hike and the powerful committee set up by the MHRD has asked the authorities to take decisions only after consulting the stakeholders, including students. Why are these students still agitating?

Criminals in uniform: Encounters should not be encouraged by political leadership

Criminals in uniform: Encounters should not be encouraged by political leadership

December 07, 2019 12:10:58 pm

All stakeholders in the judicial process must sit across the table and take a decision to speed up the trials of rape and murder cases, at least. No encounters should be encouraged by the political leadership.

Kartarpur Corridor shows the way for reconciliation between India and Pakistan

Kartarpur Corridor shows the way for reconciliation between India and Pakistan

December 07, 2019 12:16:04 pm

Does Modi have it in him to break the Indo-Pak “Berlin Wall”, in coordination with General Bajwa and Imran Khan? Or will they allow inevitable provocations to interrupt the peace process, as has so often, and so sadly, happened in the past?

My parents bequeathed to me a lived liberalism. From Dec 6, 1992, that virtue, that country, is besieged

My parents bequeathed to me a lived liberalism. From Dec 6, 1992, that virtue, that country, is besieged

December 06, 2019 1:39:25 pm

The dream had communicated a message: That if young men armed with just axes, hammers and uncontrollable rage could reduce a 16th-century mosque to rubble as they had done that day, the bare bones of the virtues required to challenge them might lie beyond the boundary of time.

As a father, I cannot tell my daughter India is a safe place for women

As a father, I cannot tell my daughter India is a safe place for women

December 06, 2019 1:43:46 pm

If I ever ran into the parents of the December 12 victim or the Hyderabad vet, I don’t think I would be able to face them without a sense of shame and failure. We simply couldn’t do enough to prevent their daughters from becoming victims.

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Exit of the Goose

December 06, 2019 1:57:36 am

With natural pace and deep reservoirs of determination and unflappability, Bob Willis forged a terrific if unsung career

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No cut in time

December 06, 2019 1:54:45 am

MPC opts for status quo, citing inflation concerns. But with growth slowing sharply, it should have continued to ease

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Two-nation Citizen

December 06, 2019 10:18:35 am

Citizenship Bill violates basic structure of Constitution, very foundation of the Republic. Highest court should take note

December 6, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Cong-Lok Dal Split

December 06, 2019 1:45:19 am

December 6, 1979, Forty Years Ago: The uneasy alliance between the Congress and the Lok Dal virtually came apart following breakdown of negotiations over seat adjustments in Uttar Pradesh, The Indian Express reported.

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