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Seven years on, Anna is a political untouchable in Delhi

While he is back at Ramlila Maidan campaigning for the same issues as in 2011, his supporters and sympathisers have moved on.

Intelligent people are also more helpful

Insightful self-interest guides us to become effectively good citizens.

Rahul Gandhi says he’ll take hard decisions for Congress’s benefit. But can he beat his past?

At the Congress plenary session in the capital, party president indicates he won’t be afraid to hurt senior leaders; puts the focus on the youth.

Chandrababu Naidu: The shrewd politician who didn’t even hesitate to oust his father-in-law

Through his career, Naidu has switched sides to whoever has been most useful to him, leading to his opponents dubbing him an ‘opportunist’.

How south Kashmir has turned into a hotbed of homegrown militants

Out of nearly 220 militants active across the Valley, 75-80 are from south Kashmir, says Swayam Prakash Pani, IGP of Kashmir range.

Fresh ripples in Tamil Nadu politics as Dhinakaran floats own party in Tamil Nadu

The launch of Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam comes weeks after actors Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth took the political plunge and amid the continued political churn in Tamil Nadu.

UP bypolls: It is not just a vote against Yogi but also against Modi

These by-elections may effectively set the tone for 2019, more than the recent BJP successes in the three states in the northeast.

Modi-Shah might have lost today, but the BJP is not going to mourn for long

Complacency and hubris are a lethal mix at the hustings, and with Wednesday’s verdict, BJP has learnt that the hard way.

Amarinder Singh’s first year in power: The good, the bad, the ugly

The good news is his strong stance on Khalistani elements & illegal sand mining; the bad news is pre-poll promises of phones & jobs are unfulfilled.

Haseeb Drabu: Mufti Sayeed’s close confidant who didn’t have Mehbooba’s trust

Drabu was the architect of the PDP-BJP alliance in J&K. He was sacked from the cabinet for his comment that Kashmir is a social, not political issue.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.