Tuhin A Sinha
Tuhin A Sinha
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India

India prepares for world's biggest vaccination drive, melding democracy and discipline

The COVID battle has been the modern world’s biggest conundrum. Almost all countries had to choose between life and livelihood. India chose both

India

India-Pakistan tensions: Balakot strike and Abhinandan's release are watershed moments, here's why

It is critical to debunk the myth that Abhinandan’s release was a peace gesture by Pakistan. It was rather a desperate damage control act, given Pakistan’s fragile fiscal health and the collateral perils of escalating tensions with India at this stage.

India

Article 35A doesn't define Kashmiriyat, repealing it isn't unconstitutional: Busting common myths about J&K's 'special law'

Regardless of what the court decides on 27 August, the next date of hearing, it would help to bust a few myths surrounding Article 35A, which have been carefully fed into the Kashmiri psyche for decades

India

NRC exercise must be carried out across India, despite Mamata Banerjee's threats of 'civil war'

Politicians like Mamata Banerjee and Rahul Gandhi, unfortunately are not the only people here who choose their vested interests over the nation’s security

Politics

Zero-Confidence Opposition: Narendra Modi has no competition until 2024, and he underlined the fact on Friday

Modi was expectedly at his fiery best, mixing up humour with hard facts and stinging rebuttals which carried enough history lessons about the Congress party

India

Narendra Modi can take India-Israel ties to a whole new level, leave chequered past behind

With the kind of trust that exists between India and Israel today, Narendra Modi with his ambition, can take it to another level altogether.

Politics

Rahul Gandhi turns 48: Congress chief, who once said 'power is poison', should focus on party rather than on 'hate Modi' mission

A better thing for Rahul Gandhi to do will be to spend more time in nurturing the party and give us a straight fight, with a positive, alternate agenda in 2024.

India

Pranab Mukherjee, Mohan Bhagwat's consensus on nationalism was heartening, highlighted importance of engagement

Pranab Mukherjee and Mohan Bhagwat's speeches in Nagpur reiterated that the best way to deal with a contrasting ideology is through dialogue and engagement.

India

Infinite quest for permanent solution in Jammu and Kashmir: An unconventional roadmap towards a permanent solution

Even today, the demography of the Kashmir Valley , Jammu and Ladakh are distinct from each other. As a policy, irrespective of local disapproval, the Indian establishment’s attempt should have been to homogenise this demography across the state.

India

Congress' 'high-handedness' to Sheikh Abdullah's 'betrayal'; seven historical blunders behind Kashmir's current mess

Over the years, Kashmir has slipped into a state of continuous mayhem and despair because of several historical blunders.

Politics

Karnataka aftermath proves 2019 will be BJP vs All: Congress appears set for life playing second fiddle

BJP will need 250 seats to feel safe, considering the limited pull of its allies — SAD, Shiv Sena, PDP and smaller parties in the North East may not add more than 20-25 seats

Politics

Karnataka governor's decision to invite BS Yeddyurappa to form government is a correct, bold one

When Rahul Gandhi warns about democracy being in danger in the context of the Karnataka election, irony actually dies a million deaths.

India

BJP-Congress in futile battle over Tipu Sultan's 'flawed' legacy; it's time we honoured legacies of Karnataka's women warriors

At a time when we are locked battling the ghost of Tipu, it is noteworthy that Karnataka has produced some exception women warriors over the centuries.

Politics

Karnataka polls: Advantage BJP as Congress looks set to console itself with another 'moral victory'

With Modi hitting the Karnataka campaign trail with an aggressive no-holds-barred attack on Rahul Gandhi and the Karnataka government, the slog overs have suddenly become more exciting

India

Centre's extension of highways, identification of black-spots on them may lead to fall in road accident fatalities

A series of concrete steps taken by the government towards improving road safety in the last four years raises hopes of a significant decline in road accident fatalities.

Politics

Ambedkar Jayanti: Re-visiting Babasaheb's ideals exposes fake Dalit politics of Rahul Gandhi and Congress

A closer study of the ideals that Babasaheb stood for will call the bluff of Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s fake Dalit politics.

Sports

Dhoni, the Twenty20 star, should quit Tests

Dhoni needs to quit Test cricket to prolong his career in the shorter versions of the game, to which he really belongs.

Blogs

Drop Gambhir, not Laxman

Gambhir’s success in ODIs notwithstanding, his Test match temperament has always been suspect. On the other hand, Laxman, his current form notwithstanding, is still capable of playing an effortless, match-winning knock on his day.

Sports

Our cricketers behave like mean and selfish capitalists

Losing a series shamelessly is one thing. But to be brazenly self-assertive about your losing ways is quite another. More than Team India’s performance, it’s the attitude that needs to be put under the scanner.