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As Saudi Arabia and Other Gulf Countries End Embargo With Qatar, Sticking Points Remain

The Al Ula Accord ends three years of bitter rift between Doha and its Gulf neighbours, most prominently Saudi Arabia. But Iran and Turkey could sour things in the future.

How Andhra Pradesh Is Writing a Dairy Success Story

The entry of diary giant, Amul, into Andhra Pradesh will only give a fillip to the Jagan Mohan Reddy government's plan to boost the state's rural economy through milk production.

How Successive Governments, from Congress to BJP, Ruined India’s Agrarian Economy

The massive farmers' protest that is currently underway in India is only a climactic manifestation of years of decay brought about by greater corporatisation of Indian agriculture.

Neither Mischievous, Nor Superfluous: How the Role of India’s Upper House Stands Sabotaged

The BJP-led government, through a host of dubious legislative acts, has subverted the scrutinising powers of the Rajya Sabha on various occasions.

Farmers’ Protest: Punjab Deserves Greater Say in International Trade and Foreign Policy

It isn't just about three farm laws. Indian Punjab wants greater trade relations with Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia.

Why Does China Want To Join a Trans Pacific Trade Pact That Was Created...

Beijing recently expressed its willingness to join the CPTPP, an expanded version of the US-led TPP. Growing American insularity is behind this counterintuitive Chinese decision.

Online Gig Workers, Lifesavers During COVID-19 Pandemic in India, Have Precarious Lives

Online 'freelance' workers, such as those working with app-based services, kept Indian cities going during the harsh COVID-19 lockdown. But they remain vulnerable to exploitation and uncertainty.

To Create Jobs, India Needs a Comprehensive National Employment Policy

India has been clocking dismal employment growth rates since a few years now, only made wore by the COVID-19 pandemic. A multi-dimensional national policy is the need of the hour.

Podcast | How Does the World Look at Narendra Modi’s India?

Angshuman Choudhury speaks to Shubhangi Agarwalla and Prannv Dhawan about the shifting patterns in India's relationship with the outside world under the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Is India Legally Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

Autonomous vehicles, such as self-driving cars, can throw up a whole host of complex legal issues. But current Indian laws seem unprepared to tackle them.