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A damaged CRPF vehicle in Pulwama district | PTI

How incidents like Pulwama terror attack catch liberals on the wrong foot

The BJP-led govt is in charge of the security of our borders, while we take charge of human rights.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the two-day BJP National Convention | PTI

On Rafale, go beyond costs and ask why Modi govt scrapped older process to get 126 aircraft

Modi government's extraordinary ineptitude can only be explained by the circumvention of laid down procedures in the Rafale deal.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley | Jeremy Piper/Bloomberg

Finance minister Arun Jaitley and his experiments with untruth

We are only a blog away from Jaitley claiming that the stated goal of demonetisation was to curb global warming.
RBI Headquarters in Mumbai | Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images

Modi govt is right: RBI’s idle, excess reserve can reduce public debt & improve India’s rating

Every government would benefit from a lower level of debt.
scales of justice

A wish list, your honour: How the Indian judiciary can get back its prestige in 2019

All that it takes to tilt the scales in favour of justice.
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Older IAS entrants tend to have lower performance levels, says a global study

Research by scholars from University of Chicago, UC Berkeley and London School of Economics backs Niti Aayog suggestions for civil services.
Tuticorin beach

No separate time zone for northeastern states for strategic reasons, says Centre

Northeastern states requested separate time zones because the sun rises and sets there much before office hours.
File photo of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das | Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Shaktikanta Das’ RBI has a delicate task – balance govt’s fiscal targets & its autonomy

The RBI governor is likely to find a way to transfer the right amount of money to help the government meet its fiscal targets.
Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

India has a right to know how the CJI-led bench went wrong with Rafale judgment

Whatever the court does now in the Rafale case, it will be viewed with scepticism.
File image of Narenda Modi | @MannKiBaat_PMO/Twitter

Midnight orders and hurried transfers: Where Modi govt is going wrong with IAS officers

Enormous delays in postings, shifting of top IAS officers and short tenures — a lot is amiss in Modi government.

OnCamera

A still from Total Dhamaal | Facebook

Total Dhamaal review: An exercise in mediocrity that would make mediocre look better

The third instalment in the Dhamaal series has all the animals and actors in the zoo but not one funny bone.
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Can India hurt Pakistan with new Indus dams or Modi govt hyping old project after Pulwama?

In wake of the Pulwama terror attack, union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari tweeted Thursday that India will “stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan”.

Defence

FATF

FATF condemns Pulwama terror attack but doesn’t officially black list Pakistan

Pakistan has failed to demonstrate a proper understanding on funding of terrorist groups such as Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba, said the global terror finance watchdog.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.