Editorial

Traffic on the Everest Too

A traffic jam at the top of the world has led to several deaths on Mt Everest. Should Nepalese authorities restrict access? Before Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first ascent of Mount Everest, many had tried and failed,

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No Tolerance Against Terrorism

While Pak may try peacenik moves with a call for  dialogue, India is right to stick to ‘no terror’ clause One of the news reports before the outcome of the Indian elections was about a dipstick among Pakistanis, where some

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RaGa’s Election Aftermath

Congress chief must mean his ‘ordinary worker’ aspiration, break the old coterie and become a building block himself “It is better to be patient and get what you desire in the right time, than have high office thrust upon you

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Modi’s Another Term At Office

As traditional planks, issues and even grassroots politicians get blown away, Modi 2.0 has managed to change the idea of what India wants This is undoubtedly a Pied Piper election, where Narendra Modi has emerged not just as an emboldened

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Men In Blue Leaves For World Cup

The great Indian political tamasha that we see every five years is over, now the quadrennial cricket World Cup is here India has fond memories of the Cricket World Cup. After all, as Kapil Dev sprinted back to catch an

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Horse Trading For Expansion

Emboldened by the euphoria over exit polls, the BJP is trying to destabilise MP, Karnataka Governments Certain things just don’t change in Indian politics no matter how historic a verdict is or how tectonically an election shifts. And that is

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Polarised Elections For LS Assembly

Be it Modi at Centre or Mamata and Patnaik in States, exit polls favour leaders who are byproducts of immediate contexts While some scepticism remains about the range of margins and the swing factors of exit polls, that is a

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India : What Future Holds viz General Elections 2019?

The economic challenges are far tougher this time and real euphoria will be when the new leadership surmounts them Every election has its own takeaway and this, too, has one, certainly beyond the noise of violence, rhetoric, bigotry and raging

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Sonia’s Efforts May Not Be Effective Now

The Congress has woken up to the grand alliance alternative but it may be too little too late As election results draw closer, with some predicting the possibility of a reduced tally for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a

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Public Property:New Collateral Damage

The vandalism of Vidyasagar’s bust is way beyond political point-scoring, it is a demolition of the idea of India Had revival of the true Hindu consciousness been the real intention and the mind had indeed perceived its sacredness, then nobody

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