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Kanika Datta  |  New Delhi 

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According to the International Monetary Fund, this year will overtake India for the first time in terms of per capita income.

This fits with the notion that India and have been on different growth tracks, and the latter offers lessons in growth and resilience, says the top edit. Read it here.

Other examines India’s troll culture and the inconsistency of political parties’ policy positions. Kanika Datta sums up the views

The cacophony on TV would have us believe that the character of India has changed. Or perhaps we are just being fooled by bogus TRPs and manufactured social media posts generated by troll farms, asks Vir Sanghvi. Read it here

The furious backlash on social media that forced to withdraw an advertisement from YouTube is a sad reflection of the intolerant times Indians live in, says the second edit arguing that the Tatas should have stood firm. Read it here

My column looks at the major political parties’ policy-driven schizophrenia that makes them oppose a policy when out of power and embrace it when they are in office. Read it here


‘The BJP will seek votes in Modi’s name, not Nitish’s’ Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to Indian Express

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First Published: Thu, October 15 2020. 06:00 IST