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India’s trying to race Brazil by exporting subsidised sugar ASAP

India will start shipping from 1 Oct to fully use the time it has until April, when supplies from rival Brazil start to flood the market.
Representational image: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt’s oil policies hurt bid to sell stake in ONGC

Investors, fund managers are concerned with effects of govt pricing policies on ONGC’s share price, reimposition of subsidies and lower state-set prices.

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A woman in a marketplace deserted due to lockdown in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh | Photo: ANI

India isn’t facing up to the true financial cost of Covid

Truth is currently as scarce as capital in India. The govt doesn’t have the appetite for large-scale socialisation of private losses, lest the opposition accuse PM Modi of cronyism.


A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

India, China generals meet today as ‘PLA keeps up Pangong incursions, blocks army at Depsang’

The fresh round of dialogue comes as India and China have hit a stalemate in military talks with regard to disengagement at multiple flashpoints in Ladakh.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.