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Danger at Every Step

For a party that appeared to be in an existential crisis, the Congress has much to cheer about following its win in three big States — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh — this month. Success in elections is always heartening

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Big Fuss Over a Trifle

The Supreme Court’s recent judgement on a slew of petitions vis-à-vis the Rafale deal, envisaging the purchase of 36 of these aircraft from a French company, will hopefully alert the people about the reckless sloganeering that is currently on and

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Is it Close?

The world is warming up and its climate is going totally out of whack. Extreme weather phenomena such as the Kerala floods earlier this year are wreaking havoc across the world, putting people in harm’s way and could even signal

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Recent Poll Results Bring Lessons For All National Parties

As BJP is losing control and the Congress regaining it, there are lessons for all national parties. It’s now time to focus more on policies and less on hollow sloganeering. The Assembly election results of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh

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Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Move Cost Sri Lanka: Here’s What We Know

Sri Lanka’s much disputed Prime Minister and strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa’s ill-advised move to manipulate the nation’s executive with impunity and suit his partisan and political ambition has clearly backfired and cost the nation a stasis it could hardly afford. With

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Assembly Poll Results: Congress and BJP Both Equal Winners

A quick glance at the recent Assembly poll results will invariably lead to a fallacious conclusion that the Congress, with three additional major States in its kitty, is the sole winner, and BJP, a clear loser. There is little doubt

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Oko: Top Pan Asian Restaurant in Dehli

In a meal, we normally conjure carbs as a necessary yet boring evil. But when a chef elevates the simple grain to an experience par excellence, you know that a lot of thought has gone into curating the menu. At

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Top News Highlights

Rumi’s work now consolidated in India. The Kala Nidhi Division of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), organised the launch of the book—‘A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Editions of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi’s Works in India’,

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Costly Reservations

States have been more than eager to grant reservations at the expense of flouting apex court’s orders. True, they are excellent for political positioning but the actual boons need to be surveyed The latest rock on the pyramid of reservations

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Modi Government Bites the Dust: Congress Shines in State Elections

The Modi-Shah BJP team has finally been halted in its tracks.  Therefore, signaling the emergence of Congress as a fighting force once again. The Kaalchakra (wheel of time), philosophers tell us, never stays stationary. But this time, the electoral Kaalchakra

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