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Locking Down Democracy

So, what is the future of Indian democracy, and how can we make it work from home?

You say goodbye, I say hello

Letter from a dad to a daughter. An ode to freedom and beauty, from the earth and sky to the forest and the river. While the city waits with its seductions and sensuality

Shaheen Bagh: A Running Epic of Liberation

The resurgent people of India must acknowledge that it is the students, mothers and sisters of Shaheen Bagh who have put to halt the triumphant march of the war machine of Hindutva. It is Shaheen Bagh that has saved the Indian Constitution
Neighbourhood
Defence

Pegasus: The Shadow of Surveillance

The Pegasus attack is called the ‘most sophisticated’ smartphone attack ever. It seems a deadly USA-Israel nexus. The NSO group is simply a pawn.

Terror plot on Republic Day: Will the government tell the real story?

The arrest of a top cop in Kashmir in a terror plot along with terrorists opens a can of worms which can be traced to the hanging of Afzal Guru who was hanged to appease ‘the collective conscience of the nation’.

Turkey and Kurds: Is the end game in sight?

It could be quite possible if Turkey — satisfied with the push back of Kurds from their enclaves — decides to withdraw its troops.
Energy

Oil: Beyond the mirage of low prices

Oil and gas markets have gradually stabilized and prices will likely break the $40 barrier as the world economy restarts.

‘The world will be defined by a unique global legitimacy crisis in the coming years’

EXCLUSIVE: Maha Hosain Aziz in conversation with Sanjay Kapoor

Checkmate Chabahar?

Why has India wilted under US pressure on Iran?
World

Oil: Beyond the mirage of low prices

Oil and gas markets have gradually stabilized and prices will likely break the $40 barrier as the world economy restarts.

Reliance Jio- Facebook deal and its many meanings

The big Reliance Jio deal with Facebook and other US companies suggests how US capital is gaining control of cash starved Indian new digital companies

Donald Trump’s Presidential re-election bid may decide- is the virus a bio-weapon or of natural origin?

Could a chimeric virus be created in a lab without the vaccine or anti-body protection? Who weaponised it when it was apparent in 2015 that a lethal Corona virus could be engineered! What is shrouded in secrecy is how did the virus from bats jump on to human beings?