Tavleen Singh writes: The message to Muslims who chose India over Pakistan in 1947 is that they made a bad choice. They must now learn to accept that although they chose to remain Indian, they should now learn to live in India as lesser citizens.
Coomi Kapoor writes: Shah traces the story of Modi’s success as a poll strategist not to the Gujarat chief ministerial or 2014 campaigns, but way back to 1987, when Modi was given charge of the BJP campaign in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation polls.
P Chidambaram wirtes: We cannot depart from the path of an open, liberal and market-based economy. That would be suicidal. Yet, we must take stock and, considering the global and domestic developments, re-set our economic policies. That requires the courage, clarity and speed of 1991
Who is to blame? And is being divided over everything the only way?
Sanjaya Baru writes: Even as Europe worries about Russia, and India worries about China, it is not clear what the two can do for each other, despite all the talk about partnership
Sanya Kumar and Rakshanda Deka write: Overturning the landmark abortion ruling in America will have implications for constitutional jurisprudence globally
Raghu Murtugudde writes: Indian Subcontinent is highly vulnerable to climate change and can become more resilient only with well-coordinated mitigation, adaptation, and early warning systems
The government of Narendra Modi deserves credit for moving towards cracking the European code. Even more impressive is the successful alignment of European strengths in technological innovation, clean energy, and green growth with the significant Indian needs in these vital sectors.
Vinod K Paul writes: The CRS report for 2020 is of special significance. It was the first year of the pandemic and there is interest in the estimates of the Covid-19-related death burden in this phase.
Gautam Bhatia writes: A political speech that takes aim at opponents through satire, parody, or even by generating a sense of outrage may offend people’s sensibilities — but these are not reasons to deprive an individual of their freedom
Sriram Veera writes: That the Wisden Almanack’s decision to amend his statistics was accompanied by articles from around the world sighing about the move, says much about Grace’s continuing relevance and hold
Mala Khullar and Ratna M Sudarshan write: Due to lack of stronger supportive infrastructure, they are faced with choice between career and familial responsibilities
Soumya Kanti Ghosh writes: It may have surprised the markets, but the move was prudent. More hikes are likely to follow
Nott informed members of Parliament, “A further sortie was made to render the airstrip unusable for light supply communications and ground attack aircarft operating within the islands.
It may have surprised the markets, but the move was prudent. More rate hikes are likely to follow
In recent times, there has been marked variance between actual inflation and the RBI’s forecasts. In its February policy, the RBI had projected inflation at 4.5 per cent for 2022-23. Two months later, it raised the forecast to 5.7 per cent.
While the judgment will be a significant turning point in the US’s position on individual freedoms, its tremors will also be felt across the world.
The Centre should, therefore, show urgency in implementing the SC’s directive. Putting comprehensive data in the public sphere will put the fears of parents to rest.
Gurjit Singh writes: India-Germany joint statement shows congruence and commonality on UN, Afghanistan and terrorism.
Considering current trends, and that the economy had slowed down to below 4 per cent towards the end of 2019-20, it would appear that these growth projections are optimistic. It may take longer to fully overcome the setback.
Mohan Kumar writes: Strategic convergence between India and France runs deep. As PM Modi visits the French capital, bilateral ties are set for a boost, even as both nations together review the turbulent international landscape.
Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: Climate deniers are not the real challenge. Those who do not deny climate change are imprisoned by a sense of unreality.
Mani Shankar Aiyar writes: They are less rigid and self-assured than he might be personally.
Meeta Rajivlochan writes: We must get comfortable with the sunk costs of planning.
Kerala’s triumphant campaign, just like Mizoram’s title run in 2013-14, underlines the sentimental value still attached to this tournament despite very little strategy or planning. Monday’s final has breathed life into a dying championship. It’s important to ensure it doesn’t go back on life support.
Deepa Padmar, Sneha Priya Yanappa write: It will have adverse consequences not only on the future forest cover of the state but also on its climate and rain patterns.
Rajshekhar’s style, because of his training in two distinct schools of music, was unique, with the subtleties of both becoming a distinct idea in his renditions.
Somit Dasgupta writes: Dark days lie ahead. Issues in transportation, production of coal must be addressed.
The newly-formed AAP government will have to watch out for such potential troublemakers while going about its work of addressing the state’s several challenges.