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The second referendum on Modi propels reforms

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THE SHOW GOES ON

The state elections of Maharashtra and Haryana, which together account for 378 assembly seats, were touted as an acid test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vote- catching ability and his enduring…

The Constant Campaigner

There are two kinds of leaders. For the first, the struggle for power ends with the attainment of office. Once in power, for this lot, it is all about growing old along with the country, as if you…

Apple Pay - The next stage in smartphone evolution

With Apple announcing Apple Pay on Monday, it has now taken a step towards making the phone a credit card and a wallet too—the next big leap in the use of a smartphone as money. With Apple Pay, a man…

The Unnatural Response

A recent issue of The Economist with the cover headline ‘The Gay Divide’ talked about how the world is made up of countries where gay rights are winning and those in which homosexuals are still…

Vigilance as the Price of Domestic Security

The national Investigation Agency (NIA) has promptly registered an FIR in the Burdwan blast case that points to increased activities of jihadi elements in the hinterland of West Bengal. Although the…

West Indies Cricket Team

The West Indies cricket team recently abandoned their India tour after the fourth one-day international (ODI) in Dharamshala, with one ODI, a Twenty20 and three Test matches still to go, resulting in…

Editor the Great

There are infrequent moments when a newspaper’s course melts into the course of history. For instance, on 13 January 1898, the writer Émile Zola wrote a letter to the French President on the cover…

A Divine Approach to Dirt

Bidadi is a small town 35 km from Bangalore, but the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan can take a leaf out of the book of three youths there. Bharath Kumar is just 21 years old, but in Bidadi is known as someone…

Getting it Right in Mumbai

Two large BJP party workers, large flaming tilaks on their foreheads and lotus symbols pinned on their shirts, stand on one side of the door, pushing, as a petite woman with a microphone under her…

Shock therapy in Hinterland

If Prime Minister Narendra Modi were to visit his home state Gujarat from Delhi by road, he would not have to pass through any state where his Bharatiya Janata Party is not in power. Haryana, the…