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  • After Gujarat, nobody can say BJP is party of 'vikas'

    09-12-2017 00:06:00

    BJP's consistent electoral success over past few years has been product of having far more money, being far better organised, and playing far better caste politics than the Opposition

  • A story of sub-continental incentives

    29-11-2017 22:41:00

    The quality of writing determines on the incentives of the writer - and, naturally, of the publisher

  • The choice of outrage

    24-11-2017 22:38:00

    Author shares his views on the national media and what it needs to talk about

  • Poisoning young India

    19-11-2017 22:43:00

    Focus on human capital instead of GDP, and growth will follow in time

  • Voting on faith

    10-11-2017 22:40:00

    There's something very important about how we get politics wrong that's buried in there somewhere

  • Xi's dreams

    27-10-2017 23:13:00

    The CPC may lay claim to global glory on the basis of an ethnically-defined "China Dream" but that does not mean the world should not be sceptical about it

  • A new Washington Consensus?

    22-10-2017 22:43:00

    'Bad' policy ideas long considered dead are again being taken seriously by economists

  • Reading with discomfort

    18-10-2017 22:41:00

    Last Friday, the SC refused to hear a PIL, that demanded a ban on a book by the Hyderabad-based political scientist and writer Kancha Ilaiah

  • Lessons from the Weinstein scandal in Hollywood

    13-10-2017 23:07:00

    What is our job is to ensure that we, as individuals, and as collectives, remember that the age of unchallenged sexual predators must come to a close

  • In India and abroad, socialism is back

    29-09-2017 22:03:00

    Globally, capitalism is considered a dangerous conspiracy that is certain to impoverish a country

  • Reform, don't spend

    24-09-2017 22:43:00

    A recovery plan for the Indian economy will be effective only if it corrects the policy errors made since 2014

  • The big Apple con

    15-09-2017 21:57:00

    The X will cost $1,000, which in India will eventually mean it will be priced at about Rs 1 lakh

  • Writing a last book

    30-08-2017 22:41:00

    There is always the temptation to try and "finish" notes and drafts that an author has left behind

  • Has India given up on scale?

    27-08-2017 22:43:00

    Small-scale, local or state-level solutions do not match up to the size of India's ambitions

  • Aadhaar and the judgment

    25-08-2017 23:15:00

    UPA government that pushed Aadhaar failed to put the robust systems into place