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New L-G for Kashmir

Will Manoj Sinha be able to fill the political vacuum and get things moving or will he just be another conformist appointee? That Kashmir is drifting away with a current of people’s angst — what with the widening chasm of

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Religion vs culture

Never mind the differences between the deductive and inductive approaches. For domestic peace to prevail, we need to co-exist, respect each other’s limits than be confrontationist Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan hit the nail on its head last week when

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End the annual flood of monsoon woes

Restoring the green cover, giving rivers back their floodplains and water harvesting are the only way to protect us from devastation In most parts of the world, the rain brings with it relief and joy. However, in India, the monsoon

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Powerless power sector

The much-touted power reforms have not taken off as netas remain in election mode. As a result, industries continue to pay high tariff and discoms continue to report losses Under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan scheme unveiled in May, Finance Minister

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Closure for Sushant

As cops bicker, politicians jump in and the CBI takes up the probe into his death, point-scoring dims the talent he was Over a month into Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, conspiracy theories surrounding it have refused to die

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Now Pak in map war

Imran Khan releases arbitrary map absorbing Kashmir, possibly at China’s behest. But there won’t be takers Everybody knows that Pakistan never misses an opportunity to internationalise the Kashmir issue but the “cry wolf” screams make for such a tired and

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From Israel to India

Bilateral relations are now deepening, impacting human lives at the basic level. After agriculture, it is shared COVID-19 management protocols A special flight equipped with medical equipment and advanced technological treatments for Coronavirus flew to India from Tel Aviv last

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The kingmaker with the heart of a king

Now that Amar Singh is no longer with us, I am sure he will be remembered by the ordinary people as long as they live for his kindness It was August 2018 and I was curating a Bengali Film Festival

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