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Aatish Taseer: Why is father’s name an issue for OCI if it’s not needed in Indian passports?

Unlike the OCI card, the new Passport rules don’t require an applicant to disclose the father’s name.
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RCEP pullout: How can Indian industry be made more competitive?

India opted out of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership over fears that its industry would be deluged with imports from other Asian markets.
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Do lawyers deserve special immunity in court complexes?

Delhi Police and lawyers continue to be in a logjam since 2 November when clashes broke out between them at Tis Hazari Court.
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Lawyer-Delhi Police row: is it tough to empathise with cops due to their poor image?

Delhi Police officers and lawyers in the capital have been locked in a bitter scuffle since a violent clash broke out Saturday outside the Tis Hazari Court.
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Does India’s federal structure make it impossible to solve inter-state air pollution crisis?

Delhi-NCR have been enveloped in toxic smog for the last few days and the average air-quality index stood at 494 Sunday.
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Is Obama right to say ‘woke’ progressives & call-out culture hurt centrist liberal leaders? 

Former US President Barack Obama lashed out this week at “woke” progressives advising them to “get over that (call-out culture) quickly”.
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Telecom crisis, targeting e-commerce: Is Ease of Doing Business in Modi’s India a myth?

India’s telecom crisis has deepened with Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel having to cough up thousands of crores in dues to the government.
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WhatsApp surveillance: Are Supreme Court guidelines on tapping outdated & need strengthening?

Facebook-owned WhatsApp confirmed that Indian journalists and human rights activists were under surveillance until May 2019 via Israeli spyware Pegasus.
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Modi govt considers lowering marriage age for males: Can Indian men handle it at 18?

The government has also proposed to make child marriages void at the outset.
Talk Point

Modi govt allows mostly far-Right EU MPs to J&K: Smart diplomacy to counter Western liberals?

Twenty-seven European Union MPs are in Jammu and Kashmir, of which 22 are of the far-right ideology.

On Camera

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Are JNU students justified in protesting steep but long overdue fee hike?

Students have been on a strike since 28 October demanding that the revisions in the hostel manual be withdrawn.

Defence

What Imran Khan says is 9 lakh soldiers in Kashmir is actually 3.43 lakh only

Documents accessed by ThePrint show 2.31 lakh security personnel are posted in J&K hinterlands & 1.12 lakh along LoC — only 1.68 lakh of them are from Army.

Imran Khan’s fantasy to revive Khalistan isn’t happening because Sikhs aren’t gullible

India isn’t made of porcelain. Kartarpur Sahib is open. It’s our moment of collective joy. Switch off that TV neurosis on the ‘return of Khalistan’.