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Adopt a sustainable lifestyle for Earth’s sake

The kind of cruelty animals are subjected to in order to produce food and products for humans is unfathomable. Apart from the ethical factors, the benefits of veganism for the environment are tremendous The degrading and devastating impact of mankind on the

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The tribalisation of politics

The only way to explain indecisive electoral outcomes is the growing gulf between the rich and the rest in almost every democratic country Homo economicus’ is dead. Long live ‘homo tribuarius’! That’s not really something to celebrate but it’s certainly

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Ease Muslim anxieties

The Government should economically and socially empower the community so that it comes out with its own appropriate solutions for overall social reforms Muslims are the second-largest demographic of India, with nearly 14 per cent of the country’s population or roughly

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Stormy session

Contentious issues will dominate the Parliament but one hopes that key Bills don’t get lost in the din Coming close on the heels of a set of landmark judgments by the Supreme Court as well as the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and

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Three men in a boat

The Congress, NCP and Sena aren’t organic partners but they need each other so bad that they might stick While the political developments in Maharashtra may seem to defy existing logic and expectations, they could well be the beginning of politics shape-shifting

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Old loyalties torn apart

Brexit has exposed the Remainers’ contempt for the working classes. Who can blame them for switching sides, asks JANET DALEY It’s certainly true — as everybody says — that Brexit has divided the nation. This is generally regarded as a sad thing:

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The nuttiness of history in a nutshell

In analysing historical events, context provides uncomfortable perspectives that challenge simplistic versions of our understanding Histories, when confined to nutshells, become absolute facts devoid of context. They are turned into miniature caricatures, paraded as stripped actualities that anyone can dress

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Clear roadblocks to innovation

India and the US must address key digital issues and help their trade relationship reach its full potential Innovation does not happen in a vacuum. The constant free flow of ideas and data across the globe fuels the development of

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Understand the burning issue

With a robust combination of the right policies, economic incentives and awareness campaigns, the problem of managing crop residue in an environment-friendly manner can be addressed Delhi, one of the world’s most polluted cities, is in the news again for

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Setback for Congress

The SC dismissal of the Rafale plea has given the BJP fresh ammunition to target the party Now that the Rafale jets have made their way to India and their indispensability has been proven to our forces, the Supreme Court was expected

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