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Obstruction, Hypocrisy and Demagoguery: The real face of the US Democratic Party

Under Trump, 2,000 children were detained, but under Obama, 300,000 children were removed and detained.     When Donald Trump...

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Cool Breeze: VIP Seats

VIP SEATS The buzz in Uttar Pradesh is that all the heavyweights from the Opposition are looking to contest this...

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Kerala Left’s love for Islamist PFI has deep roots

The Left government in Kerala says no to any ban on the Popular Front of India despite CPM’s student activist...

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Do not disregard plight of PSU bank employees and pensioners

Come 19 July, Indian banking industry will have a historical landmark. Bank nationalisation by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi will hit...

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President Xi committed to fighting graft

BEIJING: People may be surprised to know that of the 39 million people who work for the government in China,...

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Why Indians trust closed social media apps

Messaging apps like WhatsApp have shown an uptick.   As I compulsively opened my Twitter page this morning, I woke...

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Green shoots of the 21st century appear in India

To restrict freedom in the many ways that Victorian laws and practices in India have done to the present time...

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BJP’s hesitancy may delay RS Dy Chairperson election

The contest for the Deputy Chairperson’s position of the Rajya Sabha has assumed enormous political significance, given that it would...

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A new government should not be foisted on J&K

Long spell of Governor’s Rule the least worst solution for the troubled state.   The seeds of the current phase...

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Seeking explanations for the supernatural

Dr. Makhen, a civil surgeon, passed on to the other world many years ago but people who knew him still...

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Cool Breeze: Operation Scalp Hunt

Operation Scalp Hunt BJP president Amit Shah has told his party cadre that post 15 August, the party will go...

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MSP hike is both bad politics and economics

The decision may provide some succour to agriculturists, but the claim that it would end farm distress is a gross...

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A hint of China’s diplomatic offensive on Kashmir

Beijing’s expansion of its reach across PoK will only complicate any potential resolution of Kashmir issue.   China’s Kashmir policy...

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Why I miss the stability of the Cold War

Now we have uncertainty, with the risk of nuclear escalation in Asia and the Middle East. NATO is at its...

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Raj Kapoor-Nargis mystique lives on through Sanju

Sanju may be a biopic on the chequered life of cine superstar Sanjay Dutt, but the idea for its making...