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A Bhartiya Kisan Union member protests against three ordinances passed by the Centre, in Sri Muktsar Sahib | PTI

The disappearance of ‘samanvaye’ from Indian politics 

Farmers today are facing what students, Muslims and Kashmiris have just faced: unilateral policymaking that does not believe in creating consensus. 
A Delhi homeguard conducts a thermal screening of passengers at a bus stop during the Covid-19 lockdown

Large population, reforms to help India overcome virus woes, says former White House official

Todd Buchholz, the former White House director of economic policy, said PM Modi is viewed favorably by global investors and investments should gather pace once the pandemic eases.


Representational image of Army personnel during an encounter in Shopian | File photo: ANI

Army inquiry finds troops violated AFSPA powers in Shopian encounter, initiates proceedings

In a statement, Army said authority directed to initiate disciplinary proceedings under the Army Act after inquiry indicated that powers vested under AFSPA 1990 were exceeded.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why India’s triple crisis needs Modi to de-escalate & disengage from divisive politics at home

Covid, China and economy are intense, intertwined crises that need political space and confidence. Responsibility to create them doesn’t lie with opposition.