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    T K Arun

    Consulting Editor, ET

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    Farm fix: Two worrisome features of the farm bills that invite valid oppositionView: When it comes to digitisation, govt should first put its own house in orderView: Stop crying wolf over democracy, enjoy the quality of sheep’s clothingWhy amicable resolution to GST shortfall is vital for our federal polity
    View: Congress must rediscover its core purpose, replace rhetoric with politics of pro-people actionView: Seven steps to buoy the economy via smart decisions, not additional government spendingView: No, the Gandhis did not quite prevail at the Congress Working Committee meetView: The contempt finding in the Prashant Bhushan case serves to reinforce the notion of 'respect'
    View: Why is BJP not bristling at what Facebook’s Ankhi Das has to say about BJP leaders and the BJP government?View: Seven steps to buoy the economy via smart decisions, not additional government spendingView: On Independence Day, it is up to Us, the People, to uphold what the freedom movement strove forView: Advantage Democracy, as Rajasthan rebellion ends in a whimper
    View: Clean up GST, to increase income tax collectionsView: More than life support, industry needs large-scale investment to get out of Covid rutView: There's a flip side to Modi government's National Education Policy 2020View: In Rajasthan's political crisis, this round goes to Ashok Gehlot
    View: Hold the floor test in Rajasthan, stop undermining democracy furtherView: More than life support, industry needs large-scale investment to get out of Covid rutView: Vikas Dubey as democracy deficitBig bang economic reforms: Why this is a bad time to privatise public enterprises
    View: Congress should sack Pilot, back Gehlot and promote grass-roots leaders rather than parachute artistesView: Democratising everyday language and practice is a sure route to a potent oppositionView: There is no national honour without every Indian being enabled to live with dignityIs PM Modi facing the toughest challenge of his political career yet?
    View: Defend honour and territorial integrity while securing larger interestsView: Why India needs a new bad bank
    View: Why India needs a new bad bank
    12 Jun 2020 07:36 PM IST
    View: The migrant workers’ stoicism reveals the shallowness of Indian democracyView: Tragic killing of an elephant in Kerala becomes grist to communal propaganda
    View: Treat President Trump’s G10 invitation as a poll gimmickView: How to prioritise Covid-19 vaccine recipientsView: Will labour reform drive away investment?View: RBI sings anthem of hope and faith, above the discordant din on the ground
    View: Govt's booster dose is simulation, not stimulationView: If wishes were gardens, Indian farms would bloomView: Towards a land of milk and honeyView: Run trains for migrants to reach home
    View: Liquidity for MSMEs, a good part of the stimulus packageView: May we remain awed rather than shocked when PM's stimulus package unfoldsView: India can not only soften the pandemic’s impact on the economy but also revive growthView: The unbearable lightness of these labour reforms
    View: Migrant workers’ train fare brings the first sign of life in a Corona victim called the OppositionView: The pandemic is likely to leave lasting changes in work, politics and global relationsView: Another self-righteous half-measure by the RBIView: Use testing for the virus to eliminate social distancing at the workplace
    ET View: For Rigour in defining managerial accountability and liability under Covid-19View:  India under assault from virus symbiosisView: How many times will the RBI take its horses to water?View: Investing in healthcare infrastructure can drive growth, prepare for next pandemic
    View: Covid-19 underlines vital significance of secularismView: For the return of the native, en masseView: India is forced to implement all three strategies of combating coronavirus all at onceIndia Lockdown: Relieve, revive, rebuild amid a pandemic
    View: Welcome half-steps RBI, not quite whatever it takesView: Go bolder and bigger on the COVID-19 relief packageCoronavirus: Is there an alternative to lockdowns?View: In praise of the rat who leaves a sinking ship
    View: RBI needs to be proactive dealing with Covid-19 economic falloutView: Let there be a vote of no confidence against Kamal Nath; No call for the CM to prove his majorityView: The Scindia lesson - a democracy without democracy is no longer viableView: Welcome check by Allahabad High Court on UP government high-handedness
    View: Wrong, CJI Bobde, on thermal plants and the limits of judicial conductView: Lift Shaheen Bagh now, carry on with the protest in other formsView: TCS, Infosys, HCL, Nasscom, do you hear the call of COVID19?View: Court errs grievously on telecom companies’ revenue share obligation
    View: Polarisation emerges holding its head high from Delhi resultsView: Muslims resist CAA drawing on democracy, AIMPLB bars democracy from customView: Congress should prioritise Indian democracy over itself in the Delhi electionsWhy Nirmala Sitharaman's 'aspirational' Budget does not have the muscle to reverse slowdown
    View: Survey fights outdated bogeymen and isn't much of a policy guide beyond free-marketismET View: No-fly overkill over Kamra
    ET View: No-fly overkill over Kamra
    29 Jan 2020 05:35 PM IST
    How India can fix its problem of not collecting enough taxesView: Rain drops on roses and whiskers on kittens, not quite the challenges on Budget-eve
    View: What India needs is a corporate bond market, not a new DFIView: Political stability should not be confused with stability of the regimeView: Masked goons in JNU unmask the regimeWhy the world should start preparing for the second coming of the Islamic State
    View: The protests against CAA-NRC confront unresolved questions of social division in IndiaView: Holes in the defence of the Citizenship Amendment ActView: Things to do for the economy
    View: Things to do for the economy
    14 Dec 2019 11:00 PM IST
    View: What the Hyderabad encounter tells us about the state of India's democracy
    View: Recession door ast?
    View: Recession door ast?
    30 Nov 2019 03:27 PM IST
    View: India has to fix structural problems because of the risk of growing old before growing richMaharashtra Politics: From augmented reality to virtual reality to the real thing, albeit stitched togetherView: Surgical strike in Maharashtra
    View: Surgical strike in Maharashtra
    23 Nov 2019 02:47 PM IST
    View: The real problem with electoral bondsHow Supreme Court's crucial ruling on tribunals got the least media attentionAbheek Barman passes away: His interests ranged from physics, art, literature to NortheastView: How the Ayodhya verdict retains the secular fabric of the Indian state
    View: Ayodhya verdict bolsters democracyView: India's focus should shift to negotiating a better deal to gain entry into RCEPView: Government must act to help telcosView: Democracy deals hubris a blow
    View: Democracy deals hubris a blow
    24 Oct 2019 07:01 PM IST
    View: Dissolve the people, and elect a new oneView: From Syria, Donald Trump fuels the rise of Russia and ChinaView: Where’s all the courage gone?Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee: Some personal recollections
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