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The Narendra Modi Paradox and the Four Pandemics Afflicting India

There seems to be a clear pattern between the multiple pandemics that India is facing today and the paradox in the prime minister’s personality. Before going any further, let me state...

In Politics, Policy, Sep 03, 2020

JEE, NEET Exams Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

There are some policy issues over which the debate is driven by ideological leanings and/or the force of events that happened long back in history. Such a debate usually involves a lo...

In Policy, Aug 23, 2020

पंडित जसराज को श्रद्धांजलि

अभी कल ही की बात है जब मैं पंडित जसराज का एक पुराना कार्यक्रम देख रहा था और आज प्रातःकाल ही उनके देहांत की दुखद सूचना मिली। पंडित जसराज के चले जाने से भारतीय संगीत के क्षेत्र में एक ऐ...

In Culture, Others, Aug 17, 2020

Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Learner, Leader, Legend

मैं पल दो पल का शायर हूँ

In Cricket, Biography, Aug 16, 2020

Prime Minister Modi's Present Popularity is Indeed Made of Titanium

“Data is always sacred. It does not follow the whims of any ideology.”

In Politics, Aug 09, 2020

Free-market Political Parties: Another Wishlist for the Indian Democracy

About a year ago, I wrote about two agendas that I believed should be on the wishlist of Indian Democracy. These were the dilution of the parliamentary whip system and the emergence o...

In Economics, Politics, Policy, Jul 31, 2020

The Legacy of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association

Death is the worst, a Fate which all must try

In History, Jul 25, 2020

Individualism: The Boon and the Bane of American Society

“What I feel to be good—is good. What I feel to be bad—is bad.”

In Culture, Jul 19, 2020

Indians' Unreasonable Fascination With Leaders From Highly Developed Nations

Leo Tolstoy’s iconic novel Anna Karenina has a famous line: Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Tolstoy wrote thus since happy families have ...

In Culture, Economics, InternationalAffairs, Jul 10, 2020

International Cooperation is a Necessity More Than Ever: The United Nations Must be Reformed or Replaced

The epidemiological pandemic, COVID-19, has accelerated the development, proliferation, and acceptance of many newer technologies that would have otherwise taken years. Virtual learni...

In InternationalAffairs, Jun 30, 2020

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