Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Jayanta Kalita

Jayanta Kalita
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JayantaKalita was an Associate Editor at ThePrint. Earlier, he worked for a number of media organisations including The Times of India, Mail Today and Hindustan Times. Jayanta has done his MA in English Literature from the University Of Delhi. He is also an alumnus of the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. His interest areas include peace and conflict studies, environment, health, politics and literature. Jayanta has also written a book named 'I am HIV Positive, So What?' that has been published by Bloomsbury. Follow him on Twitter @Kalita77j

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
Bhutan - People standing in queue outside ATM

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 

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

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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