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  • The matter of migrants

    03-08-2018 23:31:00

    Bangladeshi 'infiltration' is a common bugbear among right-wing politicians in what the Northeast refers to as the 'mainland'

  • Fact free

    27-07-2018 23:06:00

    What does it say about Indian law and jurisprudence that a company would prefer to fight a branding battle in the courts rather than through a marketing campaign?

  • Summer reading suitcases

    20-07-2018 05:58:00

    If every book you took with you while travelling was enjoyable, you might accidentally read through them all - and be, once again, faced with the horrifying prospect of actually talking to your family

  • Should the world have allowed the 2008 economic crisis to play out?

    16-07-2018 05:58:00

    Ten years on, it is possible to see how flawed reactions to the financial crisis caused problems we are still living with

  • Contradiction in terms?

    14-07-2018 06:00:00

    If only Tharoor had said "we might become a Hindu Israel" instead, he would have run into no such trouble

  • As Kashmir burns

    23-06-2018 06:04:00

    The most worrying aspect of the fecklessness is the consistent mishandling of Kashmir

  • The GE way out

    21-06-2018 05:54:00

    It appears that Dow Jones has dropped the storied conglomerate GE - which has had a very disappointing few years and in fact decades - from its "industrial average" index the world's most widely watch

  • India's next growth engine

    18-06-2018 06:58:00

    A digital revolution in MSMEs' access to credit might accelerate growth and prosperity - if policymakers focus on simplicity, access, and human capital

  • Postcards from Nagpur

    09-06-2018 05:54:00

    Any attempt to put the Hindutva genie back in its bottle will require at the very least sustained and determined opposition to it

  • Photo-ops are not enough

    26-05-2018 05:56:00

    An alliance, or even a tacit agreement that is to appear principled must work to develop a common vision

  • The DNF phenomenon

    25-05-2018 05:56:00

    DNF is short for "did not finish". There is no more potent criticism of a book, of course, than to admit that you did not finish it

  • Paying the price of oil

    21-05-2018 05:56:00

    The government has missed a golden opportunity to reduce the impact of high oil prices on India's political economy - and may now pay a price

  • Endless poll talk

    12-05-2018 06:00:00

    There are essentially two real reasons why the Karnataka result will actually be revealing in terms of that big question, whether Modi's BJP is yet beatable.

  • Death, capitalism and 'Infinity War'

    04-05-2018 05:59:00

    Death is never final in the comic-book universe. But those who died in Harry Potter - an equally fantastical world, surely! - are definitely not coming back

  • The subversion of Aadhaar

    28-04-2018 05:59:00

    One thing's become clear during the SC hearings: the government has over-reached massively, and deceived the people of India