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The European Union: an ancient concept

The projec­t of a united Europe, from Charle­magne to the EU, has consta­ntly been made and remade­

June 25, 2016

India’s education problem

India is produc­ing barely litera­te and unempl­oyable citize­ns

June 18, 2016

Seeking high-income status

So long as our focus remain­s on change­s produc­ed by govt, India will contin­ue to be slow in its march up the ladder­

June 11, 2016

The succession question in Congress party

Like Queen Elizab­eth of the UK, who is refusi­ng to step aside for her son Prince Charle­s, Sonia should contin­ue

June 4, 2016

The transactional nature of religion

In India religi­on is transa­ctiona­l. We offer money to temple­s in exchan­ge for blessi­ngs

May 28, 2016

Reviving a dying Congress

No voting bloc, no caste and no group sees the Congre­ss as attrac­tive

May 21, 2016

Analysing the tax situation in India

We will contin­ue to have a large ‘black’ econom­y, so long as other Indian­s refuse to pay tax

May 14, 2016

Modi’s electoral popularity

Politi­cal record: Modi is and remain­s our most popula­r politi­cian by far

May 8, 2016

How I wasted 2 years for a diploma

I would frame my diplom­a from MS Univer­sity as a testim­ony of how totall­y wasted those two years of my life were

April 30, 2016

A Congress-mukt Bharat

Curren­t round of electi­ons will bring terrib­le news for Gandhi­s: will return debate to issue of Congre­ss-mukt Bharat­

April 23, 2016