The View Point
  • The merger of HPCL, a marketing entity, with the oil giant ONGC, a downstream player, is to be welcomed a ...

    The merger of HPCL, a marketing entity, with the oil giant ONGC, a downstream player, is to be welcomed as it will not only create an oil behemoth domestically but is a precursor to a much more exciti ...

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  • n Claude Arpi There is no shortage of science news but there is little as a framework to explain it or lo ...

    n Claude Arpi There is no shortage of science news but there is little as a framework to explain it or locate it. There is no paucity of scientific information. Our information is rarely located withi ...

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  • n Abhijit Bhattacharyya China, at present, is way ahead of India and the Western developed countries — wh ...

    n Abhijit Bhattacharyya China, at present, is way ahead of India and the Western developed countries — which includes the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Netherlands sans the ...

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  • n Vivek Katju As Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares for his June 26 meeting with US President Donald T ...

    n Vivek Katju As Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares for his June 26 meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington DC, he would be singularly aware that some regions and countries, significan ...

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  • n M P Nathanael At an investiture ceremony of the Border Security Force in New Delhi on June 1, 2017, Hom ...

    n M P Nathanael At an investiture ceremony of the Border Security Force in New Delhi on June 1, 2017, Home Minister Rajnath Singh pulled up officials for not being “conscious” about wearing their unif ...

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  • It makes no sense for the government to keep infusing thousands of crores of rupees each year to keep Air ...

    It makes no sense for the government to keep infusing thousands of crores of rupees each year to keep Air India alive in a sector which is dominated by the private sector to the extent of 86% with mos ...

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  • The Election Commission has announced the schedule for the election of the Rashtrapati. President Pranab ...

    The Election Commission has announced the schedule for the election of the Rashtrapati. President Pranab Mukherjee’s five-year term ends on July 24. If an election becomes necessary, the polling day i ...

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  • Revitalising India-Russia ties a challenge for Modi

    n Brahma Chellaney Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Russia visit raises a fundamental question: Is Moscow s ...

    n Brahma Chellaney Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Russia visit raises a fundamental question: Is Moscow still India’s ‘tried and trusted’ friend? Russia’s growing relations with India’s adversaries, C ...

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  • n AAKAR PATEL A little under 30 years ago, after Vishwanath Pratap Singh became Prime Minister, he met wi ...

    n AAKAR PATEL A little under 30 years ago, after Vishwanath Pratap Singh became Prime Minister, he met with Sri Lanka’s President Ranasinghe Premadasa. Singh, a polite man, says he was surprised when ...

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  • n KSS Seshan Colleges bestowed with autonomy would provide healthy competition and much needed leadership ...

    n KSS Seshan Colleges bestowed with autonomy would provide healthy competition and much needed leadership to be emulated by others. The recent protests by some sections of the faculty in a few college ...

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