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Cool Breeze: Bahu Bani Bahubali

What with the BJP reaching out to Mulayam Singh’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav and its own Cabinet minister from Uttarakhand Harak...

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Women take charge of their health and nutrition

An unprecedented 80 lakh Self-Help Group (SHG) members in 3 lakh villages held discussions on health and nutrition issues during...

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Priorities for Budget 2022-23

Pandemic mitigation, job creation and climate change considerations need better provisioning. With over 80% of the annual budgeted expenditure usually...

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Pak’s National Security Policy is designed to deceive

Just as a leopard can’t change its spots, Pakistan can’t become a civilised nation. Pakistan’s “first-ever National Security Policy” (NSP)...

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Mann comes under spotlight

By declaring in a dramatic manner comedian turned politician and two-time Member of Parliament, Bhagwant Singh Mann as the Chief...

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Indian Ocean Region needs to prioritise UDA framework

The Security And Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) declaration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be truly realised...

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Traditional healing and modern psychoanalysis

When first fully exposed to words like ‘vibhuti’, ‘jhaadnaa’ and ‘jaagar’ in a rural setting, an urban mind can be...

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Raising of age of marriage should not be politicised

Let me state at the outset that the proposed enactment is a potent game-changer for the young girls of this...

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Lithuania can stand up to China, but big powers can’t

While supporting the ‘One China’ policy, the Lithuanian PM said, ‘Our government’s programme says Lithuania wants a more intense economic,...

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India’s inevitable descent to socialism, once again

So what is wrong in demanding or taking subsidies or freebies and voting for the political party which promises and...

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Channi emerges as top contender

By urging the Congress high command to name the Chief Ministerial candidate for the forthcoming Assembly elections, Punjab Chief Minister,...

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Revisiting RCEP, world’s largest trade pact

With China facing noticeable international isolation, India must review its stand. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) officially came into...

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Post-pandemic, towards a healthier, wealthier world

The more people get vaccinated, the better. However, to penalise those who have thus far not been vaccinated seems a...

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Why you should worry when your neighbour is addicted to Yaba

Bangladesh being simultaneously a transit and destination country of the Yaba drug trafficking network, Indian enforcement agencies need to be...

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Cool Breeze: POLITICS OVER PM’S SECURITY

POLITICS OVER PM’S SECURITY The Congress is somewhat divided as to how to react to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security...