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The long healing of 1971 – The Hindu (April 08, 2017)

The long healing of 1971 – The Hindu (April 08, 2017) It is the morning of March 28 and there is a sea of students milling around the canteen of Dhaka University. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview … Continue reading

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Life without social media – The Hindu (Feb 23, 2017)

Life without social media – The Hindu (Feb 23, 2017) It was on a highly political afternoon in the not-so-distant future that the social media of the world collapsed into a pile of moral dilemmas, personal problems and ideological conundrums. … Continue reading

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Breaking the status quo – The Hindu (Feb 06, 2017)

Breaking the status quo – The Hindu (Feb 06, 2017) Change is the key for progress. Fulfilling the dream of Resurgent India through a series of reformatory initiatives has been the leitmotif of…  For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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Neither cultural nor revolutionary – The Hindu (Dec 28, 2016)

Neither cultural nor revolutionary – The Hindu (Dec 28, 2016) We live in ironic times where the establishment quotes Bob Dylan, an anti-establishment figure. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: The Hindu … Continue reading

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Not a tragedy, but the remedy – The Hindu (Dec 13, 2016)

Not a tragedy, but the remedy – The Hindu (Dec 13, 2016) In his article (“Making of a mammoth tragedy”, The Hindu, December 9), Dr. Manmohan Singh attacked the demonetisation of high denomination notes (HDNs) by the National Democratic Alliance … Continue reading

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The Marrakech mandate – The Hindu (Nov 25, 2016)

The Marrakech mandate – The Hindu (Nov 25, 2016) As world leaders gathered in Marrakech (November 7-18) to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement at the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP-22),… For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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Quick fixes for deep-rooted issues – The Hindu (Nov 22, 2016)

Quick fixes for deep-rooted issues – The Hindu (Nov 22, 2016) Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced a plan to withdraw high-denomination banknotes from circulation. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: The … Continue reading

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A sense of only itself – The Hindu (Nov 17, 2016)

A sense of only itself – The Hindu (Nov 17, 2016) India’s middle classes have travelled a long way since the late 19th century when they planted the saplings of the freedom movement. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview … Continue reading

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When cash is not king – The Hindu (Nov 15, 2016)

When cash is not king – The Hindu (Nov 15, 2016) In a new tryst with destiny, once again at the stroke of the midnight hour on November 8-9, Narendra Modi effectively demonetised large denomination notes in India. For further … Continue reading

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Imagining Trump’s America – The Hindu (Nov 10, 2016)

Imagining Trump’s America – The Hindu (Nov 10, 2016) Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election has sent shockwaves across 50 states and ripples beyond America’s shores. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here … Continue reading

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