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Nitin Pai

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Nitin Pai is the director of the Takshashila Institution, an independent centre for research and education in public policy.

On Camera

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It’s time to lower expectations from the economy, and not try to do too much in the Budget

India is paying the price for trying to do too much in past Budgets, and sectors that have been bled white, such as telecom and govt companies, are worst hit.

Economist, Soros: Has Hindu nationalism increased global criticism of India or bad economy?

The Economist criticised the Modi govt in its latest cover story titled ‘Intolerant India’ while billionaire George Soros said Modi was creating a 'Hindu nationalist state' at Davos.

Defence

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India’s K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile aces second test in a week

The missile has a range of 3,500km, with 'almost all parts of Pakistan and several areas of China within its reach'.

The world has a message for Modi: Brand India is severely damaged

India’s image — and by extension Modi’s — has been damaged by a combination of identity politics and economic decline. But the world isn’t writing us off, not yet.