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Hatred on the rise in India: Ramanunni

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s 28th death anniversary observed “As a writer, I am frightened by the prospect of intolerance and hatred being spread across the country,” said writer K.P. Ramanunni. “The current scenario in the country is frightening,” he said while speaking on the topic ‘Politics of debasing Gandhi’ here on Wednesday. The occasion […]

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The Huawei ban should make India strengthen its tech supply chain

While common in the days of the East India Company, corporations these days rarely wage war against governments. Hence the curiosity over the defiant statement of Chinese telecom hardware giant, Huawei, that the United States “underestimates its strength” in its imposition of sanctions on the firm’s 5G equipment. Huawei’s statement is a proxy for a […]

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India and Japan can provide an alternative to BRI

India, Japan and Sri Lanka have jointly agreed to develop the Colombo port, according to a report in Nikkei Asian Review on Monday. The tripartite work to begin next March would be on the newly expanded East Container terminal. This development will obviously be seen as a joint India-Japan counter to the Chinese Belt and […]

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Reliance Retail set to disrupt Amazon, Walmart-Flipkart: Report

Reliance Retail’s upcoming entry into the online retail sector is the biggest challenge for Amazon and Walmart-Flipkart as the Mukesh Ambani-led behemoth is well positioned to create massive disruption in the market, a new report has stressed. According to the global market research firm Forrester, the online retail sales in India will grow at a […]

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2019 Elections: The Great Indian Circus

As the last phase of polling ends today, one cannot miss how the 2019 elections have been all about invoking patriotism by using the Armed Forces, clashes across all non-BJP ruled states during polling, malfunctioning of EVMs, Election Commission’s clear case of different rules for different states and leaders as well as the massive jingoism […]