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Leader in jail, party in crisis

India, April 12 -- The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), in office in Delhi and Punjab, is facing the worst crisis of its short life. Since the alleged Delhi liquor scam broke out in 2021, the party has been und... Read More


America's tough talk on trade balance

India, April 11 -- There are no standout outcomes of United States (US) treasury secretary Janet Yellen's just-concluded visit to China, but it remains a crucial piece in the broader engagement betwee... Read More


Diplomacy with a defence angle

India, April 11 -- New Delhi's move to appoint defence attaches in several foreign missions is of a piece with India's rising economic clout and its self-perception as a leader of the Global South. It... Read More


Balancing privacy and voters' rights

India, April 10 -- How much about a candidate is a voter entitled to get information about? How does the right to privacy square with the right to adult franchise and the voters' right to know? This w... Read More


Seat deals in an unsettled polity

India, April 10 -- After weeks of negotiations, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) - the Shiv Sena (UBT), Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP-Sharadchandra Pawar) alliance in Maharashtra - managed t... Read More


On abortion, Trump pivots to expediency

India, April 9 -- On abortion rights, a polarising issue in the United States (US), former president and likely Republican presidential candidate all but in name, Donald Trump, has deferred to "the wi... Read More


Battling the doping challenge in sports

India, April 8 -- The writing is on the wall, and it shouldn't please India. The World Anti-Doping Agency's 2022 report saw India being identified as the country with the highest number of doping offe... Read More


Understanding bull run in BSE

India, April 8 -- The combined market cap of stocks listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) touched Rs.400 lakh crore for the first time on Monday. What is one to make of this development? Three key... Read More


Manifesto that banks on State

India, April 8 -- India is perhaps the only country in the Global South that has had no serious economic crisis. The Congress, as the party which has ruled India for the longest period, deserves some ... Read More


A textbook case of politics writing history

India, April 8 -- Periodic curriculum updates are necessary, including in the humanities, but there has to be epistemological and scientific certitude backing them, especially with regard to the metho... Read More