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Lord of the Drinks: Expect the unexpected

Lord of the Drinks at Gardens Galleria might make you laugh at its little glitches but the place ensures that you go back satisfied, says Ayushi Sharma Picture this. A wave of Edison bulbs and golden lights, layered across the

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Lessons to learn from the Kargil War

Many lessons have been learnt from Kargil but the deep distrust of Pakistan remains The news that Pakistani Army regulars had infiltrated into India from across the Line of Control (LoC) didn’t just take our civilians by shock, it took

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A new era of McCarthyism between Right and Left wing

The far-right going mainstream can hardly be challenged by the liberal-left, which is spiralling into acts of demonisation and reckless accusations as well It’s being called the “new McCarthyism”. This spike in media censorship and relentless demonisation of those considered

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Rising tension with China

Amid the Chinese calculus of geo-strategic manoeuvres, the most vulnerable ‘choke point’ lurks near Indian waters — the ultra-narrow and practically unavoidable Malacca Straits The US-China vitriol has shifted back from the trade tables to its more familiar turf of

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Ball in Pakistan court in Jadhav case

The ICJ ruling favors India but much depends on what Pakistan intends to do, hit back or negotiate a release Now that the euphoria over the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on Kulbhushan Jadhav, the man condemned by Pakistan

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Need a new rescue act to save from Flood fury

The Brahmaputra will spill its banks year after year, so both humans and animals need a new rescue act The floods in the Brahmaputra are an annual dirge, bringing with them untold misery to humans and animals alike besides the

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Intersecting conflicts between Israel and Palestine

The state of action and reaction between Israelis and Palestinians has continued for decades with several wars in addition to local level intersecting conflicts It is perhaps for the first time since the Sadat-Begin accord presided over by Jimmy Carter

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High voltage Politics Drama in Karnataka

With the SC not touching the Speaker but preventing a whip for Karnataka rebel MLAs on trust vote, it’s advantage BJP Perhaps, the trust vote sought by beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, who is at his wit’s end

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NGT prevented an apocalypse by restricting industries

With this step of expressly restricting industries in the already critical zones, the NGT may have prevented an apocalypse not just in the NCR but also elsewhere in India where urban industrialisation is rife and has become a bane In

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