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The Indian Express Vocabulary 30th Jan 2018

The Indian Express Editorial Vocabulary

Flagging uncertainty The coming year may be better for growth, but there are risks too — which the Economic Survey rightly identifies Nothing can better capture the state of uncertainty in the minds of policymakers ahead of the Union Budget than the observation that “economic management will be challenging in …

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The Indian Express Vocabulary 29th Jan 2018

The Indian Express Editorial Vocabulary

A long way to go Delhi Declaration’s mention of cross-border terror is a good beginning. But it won’t be enough to dent Pakistan’s impunity It is significant that the Delhi Declaration of India and 10 ASEAN countries last week mentioned, for the first time, “cross-border movement of terrorists” and made a commitment to …

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The Indian Express Vocabulary 28th Jan 2018

The Indian Express Editorial Vocabulary

Inside Track: Post-Modi diplomacy Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not meet Rahul or Sonia Gandhi during his recent trip to India although it is customary in diplomacy for visiting heads of states to also speak to the leader of Opposition. Post-Modi diplomacy Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not meet …

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The Indian Express Vocabulary 27th Jan 2018

The Indian Express Editorial Vocabulary

Recap and reform After recapitalisation, government should hasten on a linked reform: Improving governance standards in PSBs The Narendra Modi government has formally kickstarted its recapitalisation (पुनर्पूंजीकरण) exercise for public sector banks (PSBs) by announcing a Rs 88,139 crore infusion through a mix of issuing special recap bonds (Rs 80,000 …

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The Indian Express Vocabulary 26th Jan 2018

The Indian Express Editorial Vocabulary

January 26, 1978, Forty Years Ago: President’s Speech While everyone is entitled to freedom of expression in appropriate forums, no one should be permitted to drag each and every issue to the streets, excite dormant passions, advocate disrespect for law and order and incite violence, President Sanjiva Reddy said President Sanjiva …

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The Indian Express Vocabulary 25th Jan 2018

The Indian Express Editorial Vocabulary

Net flicks The Academy Award nominations are diverse. With streaming services making their mark, cinema is set to go online Two years ago, the big story around the Academy Awards was #OscarsSoWhite. Twenty years ago, nearly all the nominees belonged to films that were either produced or distributed by major …

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The Indian Express Vocabulary 24th Jan 2018

The Indian Express Editorial Vocabulary

Governor’s rule Controversy over Kerala Governor’s Budget speech underlines need for the office to be non-partisan, and to be seen to be so too The ruling CPM in Kerala has criticised the state governor, P. Sathasivam, for editing out some references critical of the Centre and the BJP from the …

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The Indian Express Vocabulary 23rd Jan 2018

The Indian Express Editorial Vocabulary

January 23, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Indira On Emergency Indira Gandhi said history would decide whether the declaration of Emergency was justified or not, but she felt that the health of the country at that time deserved a bitter medicine. Indira Gandhi said history would decide whether the declaration of …

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The Indian Express Vocabulary 22nd Jan 2018

Taking stock Soaring bond yields could end the current party in markets, the government cannot afford to ignore it Last week, the Sensex crossed yet another milestone of 35,000 points. The index of the Bombay Stock Exchange’s 30 most-actively traded stocks has, in the last one year, risen over 30 …

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