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  • Harsh V Pant

    Sovereignty has its revenge in Europe Harsh V Pant

    Populism is tearing apart the traditional understanding between Brussels and European states. The European dream is facing a crisis which the present leadership is unable to tackle

  • D P Srivastava

    The future of oil prices D P Srivastava

    Given continuing US-Iran tensions and the production cutbacks by Opec and non-Opec producers, oil prices are likely to remain high even in the event of a global slowdown

  • T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

    Sonia or Rahul Gandhi - Who's running the Congress? T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

    The word was that Mr Gandhi would have preferred the younger men. But the word now is that he was told to pipe down. One can only guess who has the authority to do so

  • Sunil Sethi

    Has Modi fatigue set in? Sunil Sethi

    Desperate times need desperate actions, and the BJP's only option is to enforce legislation to build a Ram mandir

  • Shekhar Gupta

    Shekhar Gupta: Give them cow Shekhar Gupta

    Young Indians bought the hope and optimism sold by Brand Modi in 2014 and now they're angry and desperate as BJP govt has turned out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow

  • Kishore Singh

    The wedding juggernaut Kishore Singh

    Weddings seems to be the industry that can single-handedly turn, however briefly, the fortunes of the country around

  • Keya Sarkar

    Together but separate Keya Sarkar

    Although after all the cement layering had been peeled off and our house looked like a abandoned home with all the bricks exposed, the re-plastering was slower in comparison to breaking

  • Aditi Phadnis

    Why Kamal is the best man for his state Aditi Phadnis

    He may not be a true-blue MP man but with his experience in infrastructure development and business, Kamal Nath is best placed to be the state's CM

  • Mitali Saran

    A heartening election result is followed by a disappointing CM pick Mitali Saran

    Is the Congress an ideological opponent, or just another rival?

  • T N Ninan

    Behind BJP's loss in 3 states: Failure to keep job promise, farm distress T N Ninan

    Be they construction workers, or car mechanics, or those joining gangs and going after cattle traders - India's political economy offers them only palliatives, no real solutions, writes T N Ninan

  • Rahul Jacob

    India's zombie raj: Companies on life support, and distressed banks Rahul Jacob

    Given Indian corporates' high indebtedness, new credit will be used for servicing loans rather than building factories. This is setting us up for more companies on life support and more zombie banks

  • Kenneth Rogoff

    Betting on dystopia Kenneth Rogoff

    The ultimate obstacle for any cryptocurrency is that eventually there has to be a way to buy a range of goods and services beyond illicit drugs and hit men

  • Shyam Saran

    Trade war and China's economic prospects Shyam Saran

    In the short to medium term, growth may suffer but Beijing can bounce back if it has coherent leadership

  • Shyamal Majumdar

    Leadership move in Tata Trusts Shyamal Majumdar

    It should remove apprehensions about an individual's or family's control over the Tata group

  • Kanika Datta

    The myth of anti-Hindutva Kanika Datta

    Hindutva had less of a role to play in the BJP's denouement in these three states than hard economic issues