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Ila Patnaik

Ila Patnaik
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Ila Patnaik is an economist and a professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

On Camera

No need to panic. ‘Westlessness’ just means world without West’s dominance, not its ideas

More than a desire to emulate China’s success, western populism is quite likely an indication that the structure of the liberal democratic state needs to change.

Deora, Kamal Nath, Scindia, Ajay Maken: Congress imploding or showing internal democracy?

Congress is seeing some of its leaders engage in public spats. Ajay Maken criticised Milind Deora for praising AAP and asked him to “leave” Congress if he wanted.

Defence

Indian Air Force fighter jets fly during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi

India will purchase 110 new fighter jets in staggered manner, says CDS Gen Bipin Rawat

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, who is mandated with prioritising capital procurement, says India will likely buy more submarines for the Navy too.

Amit Shah’s performance as minister will now determine the success of Modi-Shah power pair

Modi-Shah share a unique power equation unlike Nehru-Patel and Vajpayee-Advani. After Delhi defeat, Shah enters a new, unfamiliar phase of his political career.