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The Hamburg tussle – The Hindu (Jul 11, 2017)

The Hamburg tussle – The Hindu (Jul 11, 2017) The gathering in Hamburg of the G20, a group of twenty developed and developing countries, last week was not unlike a large family event: some catching up,… For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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A dangerous turn – The Hindu (Jul 10, 2017)

A dangerous turn – The Hindu (Jul 10, 2017) Political violence is commonplace in West Bengal, where every level of elections is fiercely contested. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: The Hindu … Continue reading

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Know Your English – The Hindu (Jul 09, 2017)

Know Your English – The Hindu (Jul 09, 2017) How is the word ‘fortuitous’ pronounced? (Amudhraj, Chennai) The first syllable is pronounced like the word ‘for’, and the following ‘tu’ rhymes with ‘due’, ‘few’ and ‘cue’. For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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Electric horses – The Hindu (Jul 08, 2017)

Electric horses – The Hindu (Jul 08, 2017) After a century of spectacular growth powered by the internal combustion engine, the automobile industry is taking a serious look at moving away from fossil fuels,….  For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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The waiting game – The Hindu (Jul 08, 2017)

The waiting game – The Hindu (Jul 08, 2017) Ever since the Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) of the Janata Dal (United), the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress defeated an ascendant Bharatiya Janata Party in the Bihar elections of 2015,…  For … Continue reading

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Mr. Modi in Israel – The Hindu (Jul 07, 2017)

Mr. Modi in Israel – The Hindu (Jul 07, 2017) While welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Tel Aviv, his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu,said his country had awaited the visit for “seventy years”.  For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is … Continue reading

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Protecting prisoners – The Hindu (Jul 06, 2017)

Protecting prisoners – The Hindu (Jul 06, 2017) The focus of public and judicial concern over the situation prevailing in India’s prisons has in recent times been related to overcrowding and…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Intermission – The Hindu (Jul 05, 2017)

Intermission – The Hindu (Jul 05, 2017) Taxes are of two kinds. A progressive tax can be an instrument of state policy, yielding benefits for the many at the expense of a few. But a tax can also be debilitating. For … Continue reading

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Open acres – The Hindu (Jul 04, 2017)

Open acres – The Hindu (Jul 04, 2017) The recently unveiled Open Acreage Licensing Policy and the National Data Repository together are a significant and welcome step towards… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: The … Continue reading

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Step back – The Hindu (Jul 03, 2017)

Step back – The Hindu (Jul 03, 2017) The boundary stand-off with China at the Doka La tri-junction with Bhutan is by all accounts unprecedented; it demands calmer counsel on all sides. The tri-junction stretch of… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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