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Huawei must pay for China’s UNSC follies

However much the times change, two things remain constant when it comes to India-China relationship. The way China, like the...

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Double citizenship the way forward for CAA

The persecuted may be given Indian passports, retaining their original nationality.   Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi has long shown...

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BJP, Congress lists provide AAP advantage

The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress apparently have allowed the Aam Aadmi Party to wrest the initiative in the...

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Deepfakes could destroy democracy

LONDON: Imagine this. A video appears on social media showing Narendra Modi announcing that he has converted to Islam and...

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Rent-a-crowd shows go on, but fizz gone from CAA protests

Shaheen Bagh won’t persuade government to climb down. PM is not for bending. You have to be a complete knave...

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Why we need to remember 19 January 1990

19 January 1990 is an infamous day in the history of Kashmir. It was the day that the Kashmiri Hindu...

New Delhi: Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Rahul Gandhi, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury, CPI leader D Raja and Jharkhand Chief Minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha leader Hemant Soren after a meeting of opposition pa

Congress becomes a bit player in state after state

There is ambiguity in Congress leadership. It has an acting and not and active president. On 15 January 1980, Indira...

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Hindu-Muslim relations free of strife in Oman

This was due to the foresightedness of Sultan Qaboos. No ISIS, no Boko Haram, no influence of the Taliban.  ...

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The ugly American liberal

Who is more unreasonable than the Indian liberal who usually parrots Leftists’ lies and dogmas? The American liberal. The way...

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Cool breeze: Will we get a new FM?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s conspicuous absence from key pre-budget interactions between the Prime Minister with policymakers and industrialists has sparked...

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Can a crime be committed after death?

Mail hackers, online trolls, those who misuse microblogging and messaging platforms in other demeaning ways, diabolically cook up damaging “deepfakes”...

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CAA doesn’t affect integration of Gilgit-Baltistan with India

CAA expedites the naturalisation process for persecuted non-Muslims of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who are waiting to be declared as...

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Soleimani must be smiling at Trump

There is a certain inevitability in the chain reaction caused by Soleimani’s killing.   President Donald J. Trump has based...

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BJP rules the world in self-goals

How many more self-goals must BJP score for Modi to step in?   When it comes to self-goals, the ruling...

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Deepika marches where angels fear to tread

Cine superstar and Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone displayed extraordinary courage and exemplary character when she visited the Jawaharlal Nehru University...