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Congress must start looking for a new leader who will stand up for vales that the party professes

Congress must start looking for a new leader who will stand up for values that the party professes

January 5, 2020 10:19:26 am

Despite protests across India in recent weeks that have so severely damaged the Prime Minister’s image internationally, there is one reason why he continues to be India’s most credible leader. That reason is Rahul Gandhi.

‘A democracy has protests... most end at the barricades’

‘A democracy has protests… most end at the barricades’

January 5, 2020 9:29:32 am

We must tread carefully, protecting life and property, remaining neutral, acting strictly by the book, because one misstep will reverse the direction of protests.

Up and down in 2019: A day can be a long time in politics, the wheel of fortune keeps changing

Up and down in 2019: A day can be a long time in politics, the wheel of fortune keeps changing

January 5, 2020 9:55:58 am

Here are are some key winners and losers at the end of 2019. But who will be at the top in New Year 2021 is anybody’s guess.

Out of my mind: Now is the moment for Sabka Vishwas

Out of my mind: Now is the moment for Sabka Vishwas

January 5, 2020 9:55:42 am

On the day he won a second term, Modi reiterated his slogan of Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas. He added Sabka Vishwas. Now is the moment for Sabka Vishwas.

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Gopaldas ‘Neeraj’: The Romantic Rebel 

January 4, 2020 3:36:26 pm

Neeraj was born as Gopaldas Saxena, in the village of Puravali, in Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh, on 4 January 1925 and went onto to become one of the greatest Hindi poets of all genres of poetry.

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Given their persecution in Pak & Afghan, Christians should embrace CAA

January 4, 2020 12:59:15 pm

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) recognises the role that each nation has to play in ensuring that all human beings are given a chance to live a life of dignity.

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Country must unite in the effort to eradicate tuberculosis by 2025

January 4, 2020 12:57:45 pm

We need a multilingual, multi-stakeholder awareness effort to ensure that every single Indian knows about the challenges of TB and where to seek treatment.

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Muslim presence in India is as old as Islam — it’s an insider’s tale

January 4, 2020 12:56:27 pm

It is the ability to find a vocabulary — political, unapologetic and involving large numbers of women — that makes the current moment unique.

Forty Years Ago: January 4, 1980

January 4, 2020 12:31:13 am

US defence secretary Harold Brown, who is visiting China this weekend, is expected among other things to discuss with Chinese leaders coordinated aid to Pakistan in the context of the Soviet move into Afghanistan.

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Bias exists in survey responses, but also in government’s own telling

January 4, 2020 12:55:00 pm

The immediate cause for suspecting the genuineness of survey responses is the divergence in the estimates of households with access to toilets.

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First Pak, now India has failed the poet who belongs to both countries

January 5, 2020 6:43:24 pm

India is, in fact, not offended by Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s “communalism”; it is offended by Faiz’s pluralist message in 2019.

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The fifth day

January 4, 2020 12:12:01 am

It is essential to the romance of Test cricket, cannot be dispensed with without hurting the game.

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Horror in Kota

January 4, 2020 12:14:12 am

Deaths of children in government hospital must be a wake-up call, draw attention to state of public healthcare.

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After Soleimani

January 4, 2020 12:14:10 am

Escalation of Iran-US conflict could put entire Gulf region at risk. And with it, the already fragile global economy.

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Rival territorial claims by ethnic groups can derail potential gains of Naga Accord

January 3, 2020 12:00:59 pm

Demarcating “Naga areas” from the rest will itself be a challenge because there are overlapping claims on territories. Manipur will take the form of three ethnic conclaves cohabiting out of necessity.

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Why I protest as a Muslim

January 3, 2020 1:27:43 pm

When agenda is written into law, the “wisdom” of not resisting won’t save you. When you are pushed to the wall, you can’t be pushed further. You must rise back.

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PM Modi cut his teeth in violent student movement, now he decries damage to public property

January 3, 2020 11:53:28 am

We are not told what these “tasks” were but we do know that “the agitation helped local leaders of the Rashtriya Swamsevak Sangh and its student organisation, ABVP, to establish themselves in politics.” Wikipedia helpfully adds, “Narendra Modi was one of them”.

January 3, 1980, Forty Years Ago: India To Vote

January 3, 2020 12:11:37 am

Last August’s tumultuous events and shifting alliances, which led to the dissolution of the Sixth Lok Sabha threw up three contenders for power — the Janata Party led by Jagjivan Ram, the Congress (I) led by Indira Gandhi and Charan Singh’s Lok Dal.

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Personal Data Protection Bill strikes a discordant note on ‘non-personal data’

January 3, 2020 11:56:55 am

The unregulated use of private datasets in governance also has consequences for the people and communities who are being made more visible, or are being invisiblised, through the use of this data.

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Auto vs bullet train

January 3, 2020 12:07:25 am

In Maharashtra, between government and opposition, political repartee is a moving thing

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