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What is stopping Narendra Modi from sending a Hindu Rashtra postcard to the world

India's historical wound has been like the pizza base. Toppings and enemies keep changing over time.
Representational image | A sadhu holds a Rudraksh, a string of beads considered auspicious among Hindus, in Ayodhya | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

What Nehruvians get wrong — the opposite of secularism is not Hindu Rashtra

In ‘A New Idea of India’, Harsh Madhusudan and Rajeev Mantri write that the flaw in Indian secularism today is that it can’t differentiate between State and society.
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Stop this kolaveri against English-speaking Indians. They didn’t ruin idea of India

English is as desi as any Indian language. Maligning English speakers won’t solve India’s problems, no?
Home Minister Amit Shah, PM Narendra Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath

What makes Modi’s BJP invincible? The cynicism that India is dead

The anti-CAA movement didn’t pose any political challenge to BJP. It’s the hope it generated that was dangerous — the idea that ordinary people could believe in a better India.
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Mourn idea of India, but don’t forget that the idea of people is changing too

Modi’s new India is a new idea of the people. And politicians and intellectuals must bow to it unquestioningly.
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Dear Rahul, Congress part of problem India faces. Solution lies outside: Yogendra Yadav

The fact is that the opposition, led by the Congress, failed the nation at this critical juncture in history.

On Camera

Empty Sheikh Zayed Road during lockdown in Dubai | Bloomberg

What ails Arab economies is older than Covid-19

Dependence on oil and natural-gas exports and an over-reliance on Europe and US as trade partners have made it difficult for the region's integration into the world economy.
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Bengaluru-based startup FreshToHome raises $121 million from investors, including US govt

FreshToHome is one of the largest players in the $94 billion Indian fish and meat market, processing some 1.5 million orders a month and about $85 million in annual sales.

Defence

A file photo of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the 2+2 dialogue in Washington in December 2019. | Photo: ANI

The 3 foundational agreements with US and what they mean for India’s military growth

Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement, the last of the key foundational agreements between India & US, was signed Tuesday. LEMOA was signed in 2016 and COMCASA in 2018.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.