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  • Lack of transparency belies Modi govt's claim of corruption-free governance

    24-09-2018 00:42:00

    No Lokpal, weakened institutions and stonewalled RTI make it harder to evaluate the govt's actions

  • A very political banking crisis

    14-09-2018 22:24:00

    Even when faced with a banking crisis, the government has not even attempted to address the root cause of decades of bad loans

  • Dragons in the mist

    29-08-2018 23:37:00

    Why precisely does this most improbable of creatures, a giant scaly flying fire-breathing beast, have such universal appeal?

  • Truth is that on growth, Modi govt's performance has been astoundingly poor

    27-08-2018 01:43:00

    Regardless of its relentless propaganda, the fact remains that the government has wasted a great opportunity to boost GDP growth

  • Parliament's premier

    17-08-2018 23:05:00

    How should history judge Atal Bihari Vajpayee?

  • 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