Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Mani Shankar Aiyar

Mani Shankar Aiyar

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi carries the 'Sengol' to install it at the new Parliament building in New Delhi, Sunday | Photo: ANI

Modi’s Parliament inaugural was an elaborate mimicry. It displayed the sham...

The first republic’s founders were dedicated to building institutions. The second republic’s custodians are devoted to entrenching a cult of personality.
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. 


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...

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
Illustration : Soham Sen

Article 370 to G20, India is in a Kashmir sweet spot....

It is in the nature of the news cycle that the only aspect of the G20 event (Third Working Group on Tourism) in Srinagar...