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Madhavan Narayanan

Vantage Point

Madhavan Narayanan is a senior journalist who has covered politics, diplomacy, business, technology and other subjects in a long career that has spanned organisations including Reuters, Business Standard and Hindustan Times. He is currently an independent columnist, editor and commentator. He is listed among the top 200 Indian influencers on Twitter. He tweets as @madversity.

Opinion: Budget 2018 was more than just about elections, it may lead to long-term growth

Was it not Abraham Lincoln who said: "You can fool all the people some of the time, and some o

Feb 3, 2018 - 11:52 AM IST

Vantage Point: Narendra Modi vs Donald Trump at Davos: Is global diplomacy at an inflection point?

When contrasting speeches are made by two leaders that were not so long ago from different segments of the global economic hierarchy, it is time to take note.

Feb 1, 2018 - 08:53 AM IST

Vantage Point: Absurd to target AAP MLAs on 'office of profit' while moneybags ride to Rajya Sabha

The future of 20 MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi is in doubt as they

Jan 23, 2018 - 06:47 PM IST

Vantage Point: Vikram, Betaal and 4 Supreme Court judges - A 21st Century fantasy

Never has India's judiciary been under the kind of strain we witnessed last week when four Supreme Court judges effectively came out against the Chief Justice of India, ostensibly on procedural iss

Jan 16, 2018 - 09:46 AM IST

Mix Ambedkarism with Ranji Trophy, filter out Maratha pride: It is time to grant statehood to Vidarbha

Two seemingly unconnected events this month have a deep historic connection, and it is time to highlight that in the hope that India is better off focusing on development of underdogs than an outda

Jan 10, 2018 - 05:29 PM IST