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Slippery slope

When Governments seek to withdraw criminal cases, whatever the reason, it should worry us Poil-bound Karnataka’s Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has proposed the withdrawal of criminal cases filed against members of the “minority community” for communal riots/disturbances over the past five

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India retains No.1 ranking in test cricket

Virat & boys were outstanding in the third test of South Africa tour. The win means India have retained the ICC Test Championship mace and have also won an award of $1million for being top of the rankings by the

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Value the Republic

President’s address to the nation encapsulated what the values of our Republic ought to be Many were quick to link certain references in President Ram Nath Kovind’s first Republic Day address to the nation to the violence by vigilante groups

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Going for broke?

With the Shiv Sena parting ways with the BJP, the 2019 poll battle just got more interesting The Shiv Sena allied with the BJP at a time when the latter was considered a political untouchable, their ties cemented by the

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Priti Patel – A rising Star of British Politics

A fascinating story of her rise in British politcs The international media have gone to town over the story line of Priti Patel, the British Member of Parliament who is of Indian origin. Having met Priti many times and getting

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Indian PM Modi sweeps Davos, rolls out red carpet for global investors

Modi warned Davos delegates about the rising tide of protectionism, pledges to remove it in India Confident India and its leader deliver the opening speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Indian leader Narendra Modi has warned that globalisation is under threat.

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Apex Court intervenes

Don’t cast aspersions. As of date, records suggest Judge Loya died a natural death In a timely and just intervention, the Supreme Court of India, despite the unfortunate controversy surrounding it as an institution generated by the actions of four

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Fraternal fratricide

CPM treads doggedly on the path to irrelevance as its leaders spar over Congress ties For those conversant with the history of the Communist movement in India, the latest fratricidal episode within the Marxist fraternity over what the nature of its

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Up in the air

TRAI’s clearance of in-flight connectivity is good but how will airlines prevent cacophony? Telephony and Internet on board airlines is not a new thing. Several international carriers have been offering on board Internet and voice calls, even on flights out of

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Educating India

We must ensure our demographic dividend does not turn into a disaster At a time when India is predicted to become the youngest nation over the next decade, with a higher demographic dividend expected than China’s, the Annual Status of

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