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January 30, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Assam DIG arrested

January 30, 2021 3:10:55 am

Assam DIG Hiranya Kumar Bhattacharya is an alleged sympathiser of the agitation on the foreigners’ issue. Professor Lakhinandan Bora of the Assam Agricultural University was also arrested under the NSA.

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On the upswing

January 29, 2021 9:21:03 am

IMF pegs India’s GDP growth at 11.5 per cent. But higher growth expectations should not lead to policy complacency.

Forty Years Ago: January 29, 1981

January 29, 2021 12:16:06 am

Pumping of crude oil from Upper Assam’s oil fields to Bihar’s Barauni refinery was resumed today by employees of Oil India ending their 13-month non-cooperation with the management over the foreigners’ issue.

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Fighting words

January 29, 2021 9:22:30 am

Name-calling ahead of elections has plenty of takers in times when words speak louder than actions.

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A big step back

January 29, 2021 9:20:20 am

On ‘Tandav’ and Munawar Faruqui, the court, so readily agreeing with the prosecution, shrinks space for free speech.

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A worsening dynamic

January 28, 2021 9:10:35 am

Despite multiple rounds of talks, India and China are nowhere near a framework for disengagement and de-escalation

Mamata Banerjee, Nandigram seat, West Bengal assembly election, BJP, TMC, Indian express news

The wrong precedent

January 28, 2021 9:11:15 am

Bombay High Court ruling on child sexual assault is disquieting. Supreme Court does well to order a stay.

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The Other Amma

January 28, 2021 9:11:48 am

As Jayalalithaa aide Sasikala leaves jail, she needs a new home and party.

Forty Years Ago: January 28, 1981

Forty Years Ago: January 28, 1981

January 28, 2021 12:05:40 am

Indira Gandhi’s government is planning to set up a special group which will take major decisions concerning economic policy and its implementation.

Forty Years Ago: January 27, 1981

January 27, 2021 12:35:48 am

Addressing a big gathering at the Ramlila grounds, Vajpayee challenged Mrs Gandhi to have an open debate on the problem of rising prices. Vajpayee felt that the Opposition had a right to resort to peaceful agitations to focus attention on the failures of the government.

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The village song

January 27, 2021 8:28:51 am

France has passed a law to protect ‘sensory heritage’ in rural areas, putting a check on entitlement of city slickers.

Mamata Banerjee, Nandigram seat, West Bengal assembly election, BJP, TMC, Indian express news

Keep the vigil

January 27, 2021 8:29:11 am

Results of sero survey in Delhi are reassuring. But the virus is unpredictable, there is no room for complacence.

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Law & Disorder

January 27, 2021 2:12:46 pm

Farmers’ unions can’t wash hands of violence, it discredits long winter of peaceful protest, makes resolution more fraught.

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Widening gulf

January 26, 2021 8:45:49 am

Covid has deepened inequalities. Government must use budget to address and mitigate the fallout.

Mamata Banerjee, Nandigram seat, West Bengal assembly election, BJP, TMC, Indian express news

It takes two

January 26, 2021 8:44:31 am

What stood out in Larry King’s interviews was the realisation — a conversation involves two people, all else is speech.

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This Republic Day

January 26, 2021 8:43:13 am

The tableau and the tractor both underline the significance of talking to the public rather than talking down to them.

Forty Years Ago: January 25, 1981

January 25, 2021 1:10:43 am

Millions of Poles defied their country’s socialist regime and stayed home on January 24, a Saturday, to press for a five-day week.

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Nitish Diminish

January 25, 2021 9:50:47 am

Bihar order against criticism of government online is against governance. The Chief Minister must scrap it.

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Changing climate

January 25, 2021 9:50:31 am

Joe Biden’s decision on Paris Pact, WHO are welcome signals of the US reversing insular tendencies of the Trump era.

Seriously slim

Slaughtering sense

January 23, 2021 8:14:22 am

Delhi civic body wants restaurants to display how their meat is slaughtered. It is a bad policy with suspect motives.

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The Sanders style

January 23, 2021 8:13:58 am

It’s only apt that Bernie Sanders breaks the internet as Joe Biden takes over as 46th president of US.

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Mount 50K

January 23, 2021 8:13:29 am

Markets touch record highs on back of greater confidence over economy. Optimism needs to be tempered with caution.

black money, Planning Commission, Bond Controversy, Finance Ministry, Forty Years Ago, Indian express news

January 23, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Bond Controversy

January 23, 2021 3:00:50 am

One of the members of Planning Commission feels that not enough homework was done before deciding on the bonds as a measure to clean up black money. In the earlier schemes — for example, the 1976 voluntary disclosures — the Planning Commission was involved.

Mamata Banerjee, Nandigram seat, West Bengal assembly election, BJP, TMC, Indian express news

Slaying the dragon

January 22, 2021 8:17:07 am

Kamalam is a beginning. More goodies await renaming.

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Laws on pause

January 22, 2021 8:15:50 am

This is exactly what the Opposition had asked — and the Government rejected. This should help farmers come to the table.

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