OPINION

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Cool Breeze: War of the hoodies

WAR OF THE HOODIES First it was the BJP that came up with its “NaMo Again” merchandise, marketed quite well...

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BJP’s Mission East by Northeast

Post the “grand alliance” between traditional rivals Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party—both of whom represent powerful caste and community...

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Shooting the truth teller is not ‘positivity’

The undifferentiated hurrahs that Modi followers shower on every action of the government have led to complacency that course corrections...

The wide and narrow roads

The wide and narrow roads

Vincent Singh was the apple of his mother’s eye. Even as a child he was loving, responsible and respectful. As...

Why spirituality?

Why spirituality?

One may well ask , “Even if I am able to undertake all the hard disciplines that are prescribed for...

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho visits Beijing

All about Xi

He has ambitious plans for fulfilling his Chinese Dream and Chinese miracle. Xi’s China is a Marxist dictatorship.   Earlier...

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Accusation becomes an acquisition

Irrefutable, substantiated discourse must for ensuring probity.   Past three decades of politics in India have been dominated by scams...

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Live in Pak or China? Big Brother is watching you

As a schoolboy, more years ago than I’m prepared to admit, I poured over the pages of George Orwell’s book,...

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Sangh-BJP groping with election agenda

With less than three months left for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak...

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Karnataka poor advertisement for a nationwide coalition

How many fronts would it take to challenge Modi in 2019? More the merrier.   Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy...

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Temple deities are citizens, have Constitutional rights

A New Zealand river revered by the Maori has been recognised by Parliament as a “legal person”, in a move...

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A Communist Manifesto for India’s Temples

It is time to update archaic laws that were premised on a post-colonial mindset.   Way back in 1999 I...

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Mystery behind ghost visits in your dreams

Have you ever seen or met a ghost when you’re fast asleep, that is, in a dream? If you haven’t...

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Modi government must focus on informal sector

Indian economy is still the fastest growing economy in the world, though its GDP growth has slowed down in the...

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Cool Breeze: Human Error

Human Error Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has coined an interesting term for the infighting within the Congress. Speaking to...

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Modi stuns Opposition with poll-eve measures

Despite calling it a jumla, Congress and others voted for upper caste reservations.   Only a couple of months separate...