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11th India Art Fair: Brilliant Sculptures, Sophisticated Canvases and Artworks

Diverse elements sometimes create a composite whole. So if you piece together Lalu Prasad Shaw’s simple albeit sophisticated paintings with Tapas Biswas’s panoramic study of the skyline of the Benares Ghats and Asim Paul’s A Happy Family, a bronze that

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BJP: Displayed Far More Maturity and Magnanimity Than the Nehru-Gandhis

While the announcement of the Bharat Ratna for social activist Nanaji Deshmukh, former President Pranab Mukherjee and Assamese musician Bhupen Hazarika by the Narendra Modi Government has been well-received all over the country, there are some voices of dissent, especially

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Nitin Gadkari: Is He the Right Choice?

The thing with cryptic quotes is that they set off more eddies in troubled waters, making it difficult to fish. But some sense an opportunity to attempt a dare. BJP Minister Nitin Gadkari may claim that his remarks on leaders

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Talking While Driving: Indians Favorite, Deadly Habit

The Delhi Traffic Police issues over 17,700 traffic challans daily but less than a quarter of a per cent of those are for talking on the mobile phone. This is a truly shocking statistic given that on any given day,

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Alliance Between SP and BSP: All You Need to Know

The alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the 2019 general election has created endless debates in political circles and the media as well. Observers and commentators have termed the

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45 Submissions, Only 6 Indian Films Secure Academy Award Nominations

India shares quite a tumultuous relationship with the Academy Awards. The country has submitted over 45 films for nomination in the past, only a fraction of which have been successful in securing so. With 2018 film, Period. End of Sentence

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China VS Taiwan: Only Peace Can Solve Matters

Delivering a speech to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 ‘Message of Compatriots in Taiwan’ on January 2, Chinese President Xi Jinping said, “A Taiwan independent from mainland China is not an option and no person or party can

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India’s Constitution: Poetic yet Contradictory

As India celebrated its Republic Day, one’s mind goes to the Constitution and the wonderful promises it made. The most poetic of them all is liberty, equality and fraternity, a vow taken from the central slogan of the French Revolution

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Bharat Ratna: Award to Celebrate Rare Talent; NOT Settling Political Wrongs

When we do not find a Bharat Ratna for four years, admitting to a colossal vacuum of national genius and worth, and then suddenly find three jewels — two of whom are no more with us, and one of long-time

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High Time for Authorities to Check Out Fish Laced with Chemicals!

Tests by food inspectors have found large amounts of ammonia and formalin in fish that is being sold in several markets across Delhi. This comes a few weeks after Bihar banned the sale of fish across the State due to

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