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Patel, Nehru were right on strong Centre. Just look at US, you can’t leave it to the states

Strong centres can be misused. But let’s not forget that there are many more competing checks and balances on central governments than on states.

How govts across the global are battling priciest food rates since 1970s

In India, Modi govt is distributing free rice & wheat and has implemented trade measures to shield consumers, including cutting duties on palm, soybean, sunflower oils and lentils.

Defence

Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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