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A rough patch

January 15, 2020 4:00:42 am

High inflation reduces room for rate cuts. With limited fiscal space, FM must spell out plans to revive growth.

CAA, NRC protests are an opportunity for students, Muslims to provide leadership

CAA, NRC protests are an opportunity for students, Muslims to provide leadership

January 14, 2020 10:04:50 am

There are two distinct features of the protests: The youth, mainly students, are from all religions and social backgrounds. The second feature is that while the Muslim presence is spontaneous, the effort to persuade others to join has met with little success.

A new compact to deal with domestic crisis can open up risks for the Khamenei regime

A new compact to deal with domestic crisis can open up risks for the Khamenei regime

January 14, 2020 10:30:51 am

The Iranian people, who had apparently rallied behind the flag after the US killing of Soleimani were now turning their rage against the government. The chant “Death to America” a week before were replaced by “Death to the Dictator” in a reference to Khamenei.

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No home for koalas

January 14, 2020 10:42:14 am

Much-loved and misunderstood — Australia’s bush fires have left them with a tough struggle for survival

India cannot afford to take sides in US-Iran tensions. But New Delhi must activate its regional diplomacy

India cannot afford to take sides in US-Iran tensions. But New Delhi must activate its regional diplomacy

January 14, 2020 10:34:35 am

India cannot afford to take sides. Energy supplies and the safety and security of its vast diaspora in the Gulf are of utmost importance. India has a substantial Shia population too, with sympathy for Iran.

Citizenship act does not violate Constitution, protects minorities from theocracies

Citizenship Act does not violate Constitution, protects minorities from theocracies

January 14, 2020 10:12:37 am

The propaganda against the Modi government — that it is against the Muslim community, does not hold true because the historic step to empower Muslim women by abolishing triple talaq was taken by the same government.

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Don’t stop the music

January 14, 2020 10:42:27 am

Gotabaya government panders to majoritarian galleries, takes a misstep on the national anthem issue

We are moving to an era of unpredictability. A new Middle Powers coalition may be needed

We are moving to an era of unpredictability. A new Middle Powers coalition may be needed

January 14, 2020 10:41:23 am

There is a view among some policy analysts at home that India too can adopt a “disruptive” approach as a clever tactic in foreign affairs. This is an illusion. Disruption is not an end in itself. It has to be a means to an end. Powerful nations can afford disruption as tactics.

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January 14, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Indira’s Cabinet

January 14, 2020 3:02:50 am

Ashoke Sen, former law minister, is likely to be offered the Lok Sabha speakership. It is not yet known whether he will accept the post because he did not do so when a similar offer was made to him after the 1967 elections.

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The cost of subsidy

January 14, 2020 10:42:45 am

Government is rationalising food subsidy. It must go further

Expect China to intensify pressure campaign after Tsai’s win

Expect China to intensify pressure campaign after Tsai Ing-wen’s victory

January 13, 2020 7:23:29 pm

The question to consider going forward is whether Beijing will reorient its approach and seek talks with Tsai or will it double-down with greater intent. The latter, unfortunately, appears far more likely.

That unresolved story: The social content of Muslim women in anti-CAA, NRC protests

That unresolved story: Social content of Muslim women in anti-CAA, NRC protests

January 14, 2020 7:51:32 pm

Now Muslim women, often absented and invisibilised by the heat of ever-so-repeated feuds between homogenised Muslim patriarchy with its elite leadership and, anti and reformist Muslim male “liberators”, have asserted their selves, making their bodies heard and extending our sense of the public.

Lack of a conversation in the mainstream about menopause is a symptom of sexism and ageism

Lack of a conversation in the mainstream about menopause is a symptom of sexism and ageism

January 13, 2020 9:49:10 am

The lack of a mainstream dialogue on menopause results in women not even recognising the symptoms and thus suffering in silence. So silent is the world on menopause, that women feel constrained in even discussing their problems, especially at work.

Slogans like ‘La Ilaha IlAllah’ narrow the scope of anti-CAA protests

Slogans like ‘La Ilaha IlAllah’ narrow the scope of anti-CAA protests

January 13, 2020 9:53:31 am

When we raise a slogan where we assert that there is no God but Allah, the verse that is the backbone of a Muslim’s faith, and also the verse that a non-Muslim recites when he converts to Islam, we automatically alienate the people who do not believe in our Allah.

Deliberate ambiguity regarding citizenship laws threatens to undermine the values of the Constitution

Deliberate ambiguity regarding citizenship laws threatens to undermine the values of the Constitution

January 13, 2020 10:14:24 am

In such circumstances, it is the duty of the judiciary to step in against this brutal suppression of peaceful protests. However, we are yet to see any effective and strong action by the judiciary.

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Remote control

January 13, 2020 2:24:31 am

Move to regulate drones tightly is reasonable, but over-regulation inspired by fears could also stall a nascent industry.

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Think long term

January 13, 2020 2:19:45 am

Budget should be conservative in its growth and revenue assumptions, not claim immediate turnaround,

There is growing proximity of sports icons to the political class, and an overwhelming folded-hands endorsement of their policies

There is growing proximity of sports icons to the political class, and an overwhelming folded-hands endorsement of their policies

January 13, 2020 10:37:16 am

The obeisance of sporting heroes — often dependent on sports bureaucracy — verges on the theatrical.

View From The Neighbourhood: Build bridges

January 13, 2020 2:40:35 am

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

January 13, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Soviet Assurances

January 13, 2020 2:28:15 am

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on January 13, 1980.

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