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Pakistan’s ‘Army of Islam’: Everything to do with Religion and Little to do with National Security

It looks doubtful that General Bajwa can change the slogan of the Pakistan Army, which is to fight for Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu is in the eye of a controversy for hugging Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa at the

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For Kerala, Getting Back on its Feet is the Biggest Challenge

The State and Central both need to join their hands to help Kerala get back on its feet. While the rains in Kerala have gradually abated and flood waters are receding, the real task of preventing the outbreak of epidemics

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Atal Ji and Modi: Both Share Not Just Humble Backgrounds but Strong Leadership Qualities too

Atal Bihari Vajpayee and PM Modi both are like a pair of duck swims in a pond. In broad context, both the leaders not just share humble backgrounds but also strong leadership qualities.  There is far better connection than difference

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A Leader for the Ages

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a long-standing parliamentarian and deeply respected leader across the political spectrum, served as the head of the Indian government three times. He is best known for reinforcing India’s credentials as a nuclear power before the world. His

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Delhi’s Solid Waste: A Systemic Failure

The Supreme Court asked Delhi’s lieutenant governor Anil Baijal on Friday to consider forming an expert committee to frame a policy on solid waste management in the national capital amid growing concern over garbage being dumped in the city. There

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Muslims Under-Represented in the Armed Forces: Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi and Nasir-ul-islam must reconsider past records before raking up the matter of under-representation of Muslims in the Armed Forces. They must discontinue generating communal tensions. Last month, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin

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Questions on U.S. Policy in Afghanistan

The role U.S. plays in Afghanistan on anti-terrorism seems to have hit a roadblock due to a flaw in its policy. The result is the Taliban sway continues unabated. Developments in Afghanistan over the last several days have brought to

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Vajpayee’s Vision for India Should Be Our Guiding Principle

Atal Bihari Vajpayee had a strategic vision for India, and it should be our polestar. Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s appointment of Jaswant Singh as Foreign Minister and Brajesh Mishra as his National Security Advisor, were dead giveaways that despite

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The Problem of Gender Inequality in India

It is challenging to resolve the deep-rooted decadal habituation when it comes to gender inequality, especially in a society as conventional and deteriorating as ours. But we must keep trying to resolve the issue of gender inequality, say reporter Megha

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India Celebrated 72nd Independence Day But Are We Really Free?

Although India has celebrated 72nd year of Independence this week, a glimpse at the existing state of media regulation will disclose how Press freedom is reserved in large and small ways. This week, India celebrated its 72nd anniversary of independence.

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