Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicIndian republic

Topic: Indian republic

All the noise on Indian democracy hides the silence on idea of republic. It’s unhealthy

We analyse Indian democracy a lot but not India’s republic. It is because elections are entertaining like cricket where citizens aren't the stars.

Sachchidanand Sinha’s work is a reminder of what the Republic of India is. We must cherish it

At 93, Sachchidanand Sinha is a bridge between two centuries, someone who brings lessons of the 20th-century ideological debates to our times.

Indians have put their republic on a pedestal, forgotten to practise it each day

Statues of Ambedkar often show him holding the Constitution in one hand, and his other arm outstretched, finger pointing forward. It’s more urgent than ever to follow that direction.

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Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

All the noise on Indian democracy hides the silence on idea of republic. It’s unhealthy

We analyse Indian democracy a lot but not India’s republic. It is because elections are entertaining like cricket where citizens aren't the stars.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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