Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Talk Point

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Talk Point: Is Modi right in cold shouldering Trudeau for his dangerous votebank politics?

Experts weigh in on the low-key tour of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to India. He has not been welcomed or entertained by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet.
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TalkPoint: Are poor corporate ethics giving Indian capitalism a bad name?

After Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi is the third industrialist to have left India in the wake of investigations into business irregularities.
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TalkPoint: With higher import duties, is Narendra Modi turning protectionist?

The Narendra Modi government has hiked the import tariffs across sectors to a 30-year high. Experts weigh in the effect this could have on the nation's economy.
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Has AAP delivered on its promises in the national capital?

Experts weigh in on the performance of the Aam Aadmi Party as it celebrates its third anniversary of forming the government in New Delhi.

TalkPoint: Is the BJP falling back on communal polarisation ahead of 2019 elections?

Eperts weigh in on Rath Yatra and comment on if the BJP falling back on communal polarization ahead of 2019 elections.
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TalkPoint: Why are army camps still vulnerable after Pathankot, Gurdaspur and Uri attacks?

Experts weigh in on the terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir commenting on why army bases are still vulnerable to such incidents.
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TalkPoint: Is India being over-ambitious by seeking to balance ties with Israel and Palestine?

Experts weigh in on Prime Minster Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Palestine so soon after Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu visited India.
A graphic showing Narendra Modi and Renuka Chowdhury

TalkPoint: Modi’s remark on Renuka Chowdhury’s laughter – is it wit or misogyny?

Experts weigh in on whether Narendra Modi's controversial remark on Renuka Chowdhury's laughter was actually exemplar of misogyny or wit.
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Talk Point: Can India play a decisive role in the unfolding crisis in Maldives?

A state of Emergency has been declared in the Maldives, after the government arrested the leader of opposition and two Supreme Court judges on Monday. India has supported the opposition leaders.
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TalkPoint: Why is New India still rattled by inter-caste/inter-faith marriages?

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.
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Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
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Anti-BJP alliance is like Shiv ji ki baraat without a groom—and Modi knows it

India is mushrooming with Deve Gowda wannabes because being a former prime minister is better than being a former chief minister.