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  • Nehru’s conviction about Asian solidarity and Menon’s faith in the virtues of communism created a virtual ‘China issue’ for a fledgling India
    Oct 20, 2020 14:03 IST
    A make-believe frame of reference has guided India on China, leading consistently to more
    C Uday Bhaskar
    C Uday Bhaskar
  • Given that news viewership is a small segment of overall viewership, even a small change in TRPs will mean a big swing in ad revenues
    Oct 19, 2020 19:29 IST
    A combination of a more robust sample by increasing the number of household meters and systemic checks need to be put in more
    Lloyd Mathias
    Lloyd Mathias
  • The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) under Chirag Paswan remains in the NDA at the Centr,e but outside it in the state. He has made it clear that his only interest is defeating the JD(U).
    Oct 19, 2020 19:26 IST
    Will people of Bihar have the government of the collation which they will be voting for, or will alliances, which aren’t even visible at the moment, rule the roost? more
    Sanjay Kumar and Chandrachur Singh
    Sanjay Kumar and Chandrachur Singh
  • The JD(U) has focused on consolidating its EBC base, but also given tickets to Muslims — hoping that despite its alliance with the BJP, segments of the minority vote will still be loyal to Mr Kumar
    Oct 19, 2020 19:42 IST
    The ability to retain one’s base and win over adverse social groups is key more
  • There is now a consensus, among every major liberal democracy in the world, that China is a threat — to political systems and open societies, economic self-reliance, and a rules-based regime, particularly in the international seas
    Oct 19, 2020 19:24 IST
    There is a view that cementing the Quad, including through naval exercises, will alienate China even more — and make reconciliation more
  • In this September 9, 2020, file photo, an Indian Army convoy moves on the Srinagar- Ladakh highway at Gagangeer, northeast of Srinagar.
    Oct 18, 2020 23:50 IST
    There is a structural shift at the border. India will have to adjust its more
  • As this paper had said before, the Char Dham project needs to be reviewed, and the SC needs to take a strict view of those undermining its orders.
    Oct 19, 2020 14:06 IST
    The Supreme Court (SC)-appointed high-powered committee met on October 17 to decide the “future course of action” on the project. But what is surprising — and wrong — is that the meeting happened without HPC chairman Ravi Chopra’s approval and participation. more