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Double whammy for India: coronavirus and the slowdown
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Ashraf Engineer March 19, 2020 Slowing growth, diminished cash flows, a seemingly unending banking crisis, and now the coronavirus… it’s no wonder the ‘R’ word is no longer being mentioned in hushed whispers. Even until the beginning of 2019, though...
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The India of Bapu’s dreams: rural enterprise, a Gandhian innovation
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This is the second of a three-part series on the country Mahatma Gandhi dreamt of Tushar Gandhi March 9, 2020 What is rural enterprise? Ask this question and nine out of 10 answers will be “agriculture” or “horticulture” or “animal...
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Battling the war cries against universities
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Photo: Jawaharlal Nehru University, which has been a prime target of the right wing. Picture courtesy: Wikipedia. India would just make its redemption all the more difficult if it continues battling against universities like JNU and AMU. Sangeeth Varghese March...
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SC order on women in army: just the first step on a long road
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Ashraf Engineer February 24, 2020 The Supreme Court order granting equal rights to women in the army was significant. Women can now get permanent commissions and command positions on par with men. They are eligible for equal promotions, ranks, benefits...
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At Shaheen Bagh, India rediscovers itself
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Ashraf Engineer On the night of January 29, 2020, a four-month-old whose parents were part of the protests at Shaheen Bagh died of exposure to the cold. The mother, Nazia (24), said she would continue protesting against the new citizenship...
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When the media abdicate their responsibility
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Ranjona Banerji Reading columns in newspapers in the last few weeks has been a real eye-opener. Especially columns I had stopped reading and had to force myself to start again. In the Indian Express, both Tavleen Singh and Meghnad Desai...
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The India of Bapu’s dreams: No Purna Swaraj Without Gram Swaraj
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This is the first of a three-part series on the country Mahatma Gandhi dreamt of Tushar Gandhi “Just as the universe is contained in the self so is India contained in the villages.” MK Gandhi, Bapu-ke-Ashirwad: July 12, 1945. Bapu...
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