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Milking kids’ health

In a shocker, a litre of milk was mixed in a bucket of water and served to 81 students in UP school There’s no dearth of issues in this country at any given time — the state of the economy,

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Sena’s quiet warrior

Uddhav is persistent. But will his patience and vision be enough to glue the interests of both Congress and NCP? Uddhav Thackeray may not be as flamboyant as his father and Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray but was hand-held by him

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A despicable genocide

The atrocities against humanity during the Bangladesh Liberation War were such that no country could forget them. Dhaka, too, is making efforts to keep the memories alive December 3, 1971, saw the beginning of the third India-Pakistan war with Pakistani aircraft treacherously

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India’s GDP in sub 5% zone, worst in last 6 years – Government is clueless and opposition is spineless.

In an official press release, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said three economic activities – ‘trade, hotels, transport, communication and services related to broadcasting’, ‘financial, real estate and professional services’ and ‘public administration, defence and other services’ – registered growth rates above

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Will India get a new JP?

The current socio-economic-political situation has great similarities with the 70s and the country could witness a movement, like the one led by Jai Prakash Narayan, in a few years if the situation doesn’t improve Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the

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Deciphering Trump

Foreign Ministries across the world must be spending hours trying to figure out the US President’s Twitter account Where would Twitter be without its most influential user today? A single user to be precise because without Donald Trump, it is impossible to

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Didi, Didi & Didi

After the Lok Sabha debacle, Trinamool gets a booster shot, winning all three bypoll seats in Bengal Never underestimate the power of Didi,” say people in Bengal whenever Delhi-centric analysts tend to write her political obituary. Some would say that the Trinamool

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Pegasus misadventure

One of the greatest threats to democracy is when fear prevails about a big-brotherly monitoring of independent thought. This is what the WhatsApp snooping scandal showed Some time back, in these columns, I had written about the need to come up with

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Sri Lanka President in India: First country to visit post assuming the charge..

Gotabaya Rajapaksa the President of Sri Lanka is on his visit to India. Post elections, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar upended at least two decades of established practice by taking the first flight to Colombo to greet the new president.

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Hong Kong strikes back

Xi Jinping’s hardline tactics have come up against the strong will of citizens who won local polls Results of the district council elections in Hong Kong, which saw pro-democracy parties scoring a landslide victory, have dealt a severe blow to China

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