Sunday, 25 February, 2018

Talk Point

TalkPoint: Why is New India still rattled by inter-caste/inter-faith marriages?

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Experts and lawyers weigh in on inter caste and inter faith marriages in India, in light of the killing of Ankit Saxena in New Delhi.

TalkPoint: Do the excavations of ancient stone tools in India reshape...

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New discoveries in Attirampakkam now challenge traditional theories of evolution of ancient stone tools.

Talk Point: Has Modi just delivered a safe, middle path budget...

Modi's middle path Budget 2018
Experts weigh in on whether Budget 2018 appears to be reluctant to take big risks in the run-up to the looming national elections.

Talk Point: Has the judiciary’s overreach in cricket, medical education, among...

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Experts and lawyers weigh in on whether judicial overreach, be it cricket or medical education, has damaged its reputation.

Talk Point: What can Congress do to get higher campaign funding...

What can Congress do to get higher campaign funding from corporate India?

Talk Point: Can the Modi government undertake critical economic reforms in...

The Economic Survey was tabled in parliament today and comprehensively analyses the current economic situation in India. Experts weigh in.

Talk Point: Is the Left justified in suggesting an impeachment motion...

Sitaram Yechury of CPI-M has said that the opposition is considering a move to impeach the present Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra. Experts weigh in.

Talk Point: Can the Shiv Sena be in the opposition and...

The Shiv Sena passed a resolution that it will contest all elections independently, including the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in 2019. Experts weigh in.

Talk Point: Has Modi waited too long in his tenure to...

Narendra Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to attend the World Economic Forum summit in Davos since H.D. Deve Gowda in 1997. But he is going at a time when domestic employment and economic growth has been sluggish. Experts weigh in.

Talk Point: Can the disqualification of 20 Delhi MLAs trigger public...

The Delhi High Court is set to hear the case of disqualification of  20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs by the nation’s President for holding an office of profit. ThePrint asks experts to weigh in.
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With ‘just two slaps’ at the CM’s home a huge blow dealt to politician-civil servant ties

Fights between politicians and civil servants aren’t new. Physical violence in a CM’s residence is a new low.

Gujarat Elections 2017