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On Wednesday, the British Parliament commemorated the Jallianwala Bagh massacre with a 90-minute debate. As I said in my speech, very few in the...

A spirit of compromise, not extensions, will help solve the Brexit...

The Brexit saga has become like a long and tedious television series. We do not yet know the outcome but many would probably not...

Elections 2019: Why the first phase is critical

For months now, the Election Commission (EC) has been meticulously planning, political parties have been energetically campaigning, leaders have been busy devising strategies, candidates...

Identity politics shouldn’t overshadow real issues

On Sunday, the Samajwadi Party(SP)-Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP)-Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) alliance in Uttar Pradesh (UP) held its first rally in Saharanpur’s Deoband. This was...

India-US ties must be self-sustaining

Recently, President Trump again publicly derided India for “high tariffs”. Withdrawal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) benefits to Indian exports looms. Economic...

Instead of parenting race, let’s focus on raising happy children

I recently attended a parenting workshop that got me thinking about our incessant efforts to become better parents. But in this age of nuclear...

Adityanath calls the Indian Army ‘Modi Sena’. Why we should all...

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has never been famous for nuance or civility of expression. But the CM crossed even his own line...

Is climate change fuelling political conflicts globally?

Last week, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United Nation’s weather agency, released its annual report, State of the Global Climate in 2018. It...

Our smart city model fails the collective needs of NCR

People from outside India often ask if Gurugram is a suburb of Delhi. The Cambridge dictionary defines a suburb as “an area outside a...

What New Delhi must do to tackle terrorism

It isn’t often that one hears Pakistan’s other neighbours levelling similar accusations about cross-border terrorism at the same time as India, but that is...

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