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Cool Breeze (First Item)_Rahul Gandhi

Cool Breeze: New rules of engagement

New rules of engagement Various leaders wanting to promote their protégés in the coming Assembly elections are coming up for...

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Confusion in Sri Lanka

SC has clipped Maithripala’s presidential wings, the country has two PMs and a besieged Speaker.   The political confusion in...

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PM Modi is right on Congress-urban Naxal links

Sonia Gandhi’s NAC comprised salon socialists, green terrorists and anti-business activists; the harm they did to the country is yet...

pankaj

AAP unveils plans for its consolidation

Ruling out a pre-poll alliance with the Congress ahead of the 2019 Parliamentary elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has...

virendra

Forget mountain, even the molehill missing in Rafale

Modi’s impatience to cut out clutter and get things done forces him on back foot.   The Supreme Court is...

nalapat

Erdogan frantic to dislodge MbS

Erdogan and his Wahhabi friends expect that MbS, even if not replaced, will lack the fire within him to continue...

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Animal spirits truly possess great power

The recent controversial killing of Avni, the tigress who was allegedly a man eater, set me thinking. Given the tragic...

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Cool Breeze: Politics of fighter jets

The launch of my book The Contenders, Who Will Lead India Tomorrow, which profiles 16 GenNext politicians, was a power...

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DeMo: Success or failure?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is a brave man, for it calls for a great deal of courage to defend as...

lord

The attack on the rules-based order

When nations begin to break their own rules and ignore agreed customs, instead of refreshing them and building on them...

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We can do without the nomenclature epidemic

Renaming cities cannot be national priority. We have far more work to do in the fields of health, education etc....

jhon

China’s economic tentacles are grabbing Southern Europe

Next month Chinese President Xi Jinping is undertaking a state visit to Spain and Portugal, cementing China’s quiet diplomatic and...

anil

Nexus of good

The CBI-moment could well be the curtain-call moment for the faceless public servant. The bad and the ugly are known....

pankaj

RSS banks on Lord Ram instead of BJP

Ahead of the 2019 Parliamentary polls, the growing clamour for the construction of a temple at the disputed site in...

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Individual freedom is central to Hindu ethos

Hinduness is dialectical, but imperial desire does not come naturally to the Hindu.   Going by his recent statements to...