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Fuel Shock as Petrol, Diesel Prices Hit New Level Across Nation

Though expectations of even higher fuel prices may be off, consumers are demanding lower taxes. Government oil firms continued to push up fuel prices to levels not seen before on Sunday   Global crude oil prices have been headed upwards

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ROAD TO 2019

Karnataka dénouement suggests what the strategies of the main players for the General Election will be The most significant line in the emotional resignation speech of BS Yeddyurappa after a Chief Ministerial tenure of just two-and-half days as he admitted

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SC STEPS IN

Apex court’s decision to direct an immediate floor test in the Karnataka Assembly is welcome The electorate of Karnataka may have spoken on 12 May and votes for the State Assembly counted on 15 May but it has taken the intervention of

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NO SURRENDER

Partial ceasefire needs to be monitored to ensure terrorists don’t use it to regroup Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s insistence on a unilateral ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir, including on the India-Pakistan border, in the holy month of Ramzan,

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MUCH ADO IN KARNATAKA

BJP gets first chance to prove its majority in the House After a long time, the media had a field day with government formation in a state. Who will sit on the Treasury benches in Bengaluru’s Vidhan Soudha seems decided

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A FAMOUS VICTORY

Whoever forms the Government, BJP’s win showed up a communal, divisive Congress Someone has to tell the Congress that when we advise it to get its act together in the interest of a vibrant democracy that includes all shades of mainstream

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TERROR FAMILIES

When children are brought up to become terrorists, those in whose name they act must introspect Across all cultures, the most intense personal tragedy and shattering fate to befall parents is to have their children go before them. It is inconceivable,

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IRONMAN RETURNS

His towering presence in Malaysian national consciousness brought Mahathir back A campaign video of Mahathir Mohamad, the Malaysian strongman who has made a spectacular political comeback at the ripe old age 92 defeating criticism, time, authoritarian legacy issues and, some

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Welcome the People Express

With ways to open military, economic, and logical vistas, the Bogibeel bridge will soon be operational Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have cracked the whiplash on national infrastructure projects being completed on time, particularly the road and railway networks,

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The Congress Press: Analysis and Conclusion

Although politically it was a good move by the Congress, they could have planned for better optics. So, Rahul Gandhi is keen to be Prime Minister if the Congress has the numbers post the forthcoming General Election. In iterating the

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