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Countering illicit trade not only requires cooperation between global institutions but also the designing of effective strategies and improving regulatory frameworks between countries The sobering fact that India does not rank high in the Global Illicit Trade Environment Index (GITEI),

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What a start?

India has had a great beginning to the game calendar. Let’s hope the boys can keep it up It would take a very mean-spirited person to not feel bad for New Zealand cricket captain Kane Williamson. Losing by a hair’s breadth at

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A ban too late

The BJP’s tinder-box speeches have had a bigoted youth shooting at protesters. Delhi polls are no more local The Election Commission (EC) may have banned Union Minister Anurag Thakur and MP Parvesh Verma as star campaigners and even set a curfew for

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Police academy lessons

While dispersing crowds or unlawful assemblies, men in uniform have to bear in mind that their charter is limited to restoration of normalcy, not teaching the crowd a lesson Undoubtedly, internal security along with law and order are integral to

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Rahul compare Modi to Godse, says a coward can never look at the truth

  Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. Addressing a rally at Kalpetta bus stand in Kerala’s Wayanad district, Rahul said Modi, like Godse, was “so full of hatred and anger” that

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Wrong person at wrong time

Nehru made a wrong choice of making Menon Defence Minister. Though the trauma of the 1962 war remains, many things have changed. The CDS should help in neutralising threats India’s controversial Defence Minister VK Krishna Menon was recently in the

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Sugarcoat the Budget

The Union Budget will be bold and different. It has to be, because it’s a do-or-die situation for the Government which has to course correct all that ails the economy Expectations ride high on Finance Minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman’s second Union Budget

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Civil flying

Should Kunal Kamra have been banned from flying? If so, why should rules be different for him and TV channels? While flying on an aircraft, one expects some peace. Away from the pressures of daily life, on domestic flights at least, we

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JD(U) war or peace?

As Nitish expels Kishor and Varma, he has a tough job rescuing lost space for himself than appearing as BJP’s tool Usually, rivals end up pushing each other’s cupboards so that the skeletons tumble out in election season. But if

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