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Iran’s Presidential Elections

On June 19th, 2021, the hardliner judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi won the Iranian presidential seat. In polls conducted amidst amid historically low voter turnout, his win has eased the path for Iran’s leadership to fortify [Read More]

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News Today 30.06.2021
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How Narasimha Rao found an ally in Germany

Diplomacy increasingly blends economics and politics. In this article, I look at how former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao’s momentous economic reforms of 1991 played out in Europe’s largest economic power. (Read More)

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News Today 30.06.2021
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Flying terror: On drone attacks

The use of drones to attack an Indian Air Force base in Jammu on June 27-28 brought to the fore a troubling, though not unanticipated, new mode of terrorism for the country. Though there were [Read More]

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News Today 29.06.2021
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Rattling foreign investors

An important factor that propels investors to invest in foreign lands is that the host state will keep its side of the bargain by honouring contracts and enforcing awards even when it loses. But when [Read More]

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News Today 29.06.2021
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Reopen the files, reconsider privatisation

Privatisation of the public sector, including banks, has been part of the wish list of economic reformers since 1991. This was at the core of the ‘Washington Consensus’. The private sector is inherently more efficient. [Read More]

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News Today 29.06.2021
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Keeping alive conversations about AIDS

Four decades ago, on June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an unusual fungal infection of the lungs (pneumocystis carinii pneumonia) in five gay men in Los Angeles. That was the [Read More]

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