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Guidelines for YourTurn submissions
I served in Nagaland during the peak of insurgency and without AFSPA
M.G. Devasahayam
7 December, 2021
Despite the Nagaland Peace Accord signed in the presence of PM Narendra Modi, AFSPA continues to exist. And we call ourselves mother of all democracies.
Indian civil servants are expected to be karma yogis. But look at ground reality first
7 December, 2021
All political talk in India is obsessing over 2024. The real deal is 2025
7 December, 2021
RBI likely to keep lending rate at record low again over Omicron threat
Vrishti Beniwal
7 December, 2021
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das is scheduled to announce the monetary policy committee's decision in Mumbai Wednesday.
Why Rajnath raised China’s Ladakh aggression at 2+2 dialogue with Beijing’s friend Russia
Snehesh Alex Philip
6 December, 2021
India and Russia’s maiden 2+2 dialogue comes at a time when New Delhi’s ties with Washington are on an upswing while its oldest ally — Moscow — gets closer to Beijing.   
National Interest
Yes, UPA’s dead. But here’s what Mamata, PK are saying about Congress & why that’s right too
Shekhar Gupta
4 December, 2021
Even in its second successive annihilation by BJP, Congress retained a solid block of 20% votes. That’s why all of BJP’s victims want the Congress at the core of their challenge.

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