opinion

Fringe guns for Net sensation ‘winking girl’

Prophet, his wife, insulted in lyrics, say radicals, slap case. Malyalam film Oru Adaar Love whose clip of a “winking girl” Priya Prakash Varrier caught the imagination of the young generation across the country, has landed in a controversy in Hyderabad

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Why military reforms are always elusive

Rhetoric like ‘India is prepared for a two-front war’ will not change realities. Only careful planning and budgeting will fuel defense modernization and cut manpower costs. We must learn from the UK. Keeping his promise of making America great again,

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Singapore showed us the way

Singapore’s quantum jump from the Third to the First World was possible only due to the able leadership of Lee Kuan Yew, who built not a ‘welfare’ but a ‘workfare’ society with social values of mutual respect, harmony and hard

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Redefining Maritime Security

Maritime challenges impact our national security and, therefore, must be addressed with all sincerity. India needs to re-evaluate its security concerns to march towards being a major power. While to other countries, the Indian Ocean is one of the important oceanic

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India’s poor women get Budget flashlight

Empowering women is the solution to many problems. In India, the self-help group mechanism remains the most popular model to empower village women through financial access and provision of other services. Gender inequality is not only a pressing moral and

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Raisina Dialogue: India’s prominence growing globally

The Raisina Dialogue, a premiere foreign policy conference held annually by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), has grown significantly and is taking an institutional character.In its third edition organised a fortnight ago in Delhi, the Raisina Dialogue began a new

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Prez, PM urge triple talaq Bill passage for women’s dignity

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a fresh appeal for early passage of the Bill to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq by requesting political parties to pass it in the Budget Session. In

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ASPIRATIONS OF YOUNG INDIA

The past year could and should have achieved much more than what it did for education. 2018 is going to be a year of surging aspirations and exploding expectations The mode and extent of verbal human interaction has drastically changed in

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In Lord Rama’s name – GE 2019

Kapil Sibal’s plea before SC to defer Ayodhya hearing a blunder or masterstroke for Congress in GE 2019? Newly anointed Congress President Rahul Gandhi has the formidable task of rejuvenating the grand old party from its rather run- down present state

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Sibal’s court blunder or masterstroke for Congress in GE 2019

Newly anointed Congress President Rahul Gandhi has the formidable task of rejuvenating the grand old party from its rather rundown present state into a lean, mean fighting machine in next few months. As it is the task is difficult but his

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