The Pioneer

CONG IMPLODES – Congress fast losing the little it is left with due to senior junior tussle

With both the old guard and young Turks yet to bridge differences, the party is fast losing the little it is left with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi may go all the way to Amethi to atone for unkept promises, get

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Nirmala’s first budget speech : long and fuzzy

Nirmala Sitharaman’s first budget speech in Parliament was a long one but tepid and a bit fuzzy on details Nirmala Sitharaman was the first woman Finance Minister to present a Budget in Parliament and the first to break yet another

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Tracking Financial Transactions to Terrorism

Of all the actions India has taken against Pakistan, strangling it financially for supporting terror has been the most effective After the horrific events of 9/11 in the United States, that and several other nations began cracking down on terror

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Treat Yourself with Mango Wrap

Mango wrap What you need Fresh cream: 400 gm Fresh alphonso puree: 60 gm Powder sugar: 10 gm Mango: 100 gm Mint: 4 sprigs Method Peel the mango and cut them in to small pieces. Take about 160-180 gm of

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Keeping a Sense of Balance b/w USA and China

As Modi meets China’s Xi Jinping at SCO, he will have to calibrate his moves to avoid upsetting the US By now it is a given that China, despite its perceived forked-tongue approach to India, has at least begun to

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Jaitley Opted Out from New Term

The ex-Finance Minister may not be in govt but the BJP still needs his expertise and management skills With the halo around Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the penumbra dominated by BJP party chief Amit Shah, rarely does one talk

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BJP Undercutting TMC

The more confrontationist the BJP, the easier it will be for Mamata to self-correct and get rid of bad elements The battle for Bengal is now slowly but surely turning into an egoistic sabre-rattling between BJP’s miracle maker and Prime

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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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