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Kashmiris must snatch own destiny from separatists, terrorists

The swearing in of Girish Chandra Murmu on 31 October 2019 as the Lieutenant Governor of the new Union Territory...

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Staying out of RCEP will hurt economy in long run

PM Modi should not give China a free pass to world’s biggest trading bloc.   Bold and adventurist in domestic...

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The poor-farmer excuse

The need of the hour is systemic, systematic, and rational approach to the problem of crop burning.   Of all...

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Lawyers-police tussle holds citizens hostage

The recent clashes in Delhi between lawyers and the police, and its aftermath, have highlighted three distinct issues, which if...

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North Block and the babus have armed themselves with punitive powers.     The single biggest impediment to growth in...

ASEAN leaders and dialogue partners attend the 3rd RCEP summit in Bangkok

RCEP debate shows it’s time for meaningful free trade agreements

Government was not guided by political considerations in RCEP and was focused on economic outcomes.   India has taken a...

Bangkok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha during the ASEAN Gala Dinner in Bangkok, Thailand on Nov 3, 2019. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

How China is reacting to India’s RCEP decision

China believes that India not joining the RCEP is temporary, and that it is willing to continue to negotiate and...

Amritsar: Sikh pilgrims leave for Pakistan to participate in celebrations to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, from Amritsar on Nov 5, 2019. A total 1,303 Indian Sikh pilgrims on Tuesday left for Pakistan via Attari border to part

Guru Nanak: Great seer, saint and spiritualist

Sikhs from all over the world arrived in Kartarpur Sahib to pay homage to their Guru and founder of Sikhism....

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Cool Breeze: Mess in maharashtra

MESS IN MAHARASHTRA With the BJP-Sena alliance failing to come to an agreement on government formation, Uddhav Thackeray has nailed...

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There’s a serious side to this pantomime

Pantomime season begins this year in the Harold Pinter Theatre (previously the Royal Comedy Theatre) with their annual charitable pantomime;...

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Global public opinion in India’s favour on 370 move

EU MPs’ delegation has termed the abrogation as an internal matter, upholding New Delhi’s contention that global community shouldn’t get...

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No light at end of Kashmir tunnel anytime soon

Normalcy in valley was a chimera for decades, learn to live with it.     The European Union multiparty delegation...

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Kerala angry with Left over encounter killings, acquittal of child rapists

The slaying of four activists allegedly belonging to the Communist Party of India (Maoist) in the forests of Attapadi in...

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Donald Trump and Ilhan Omar unite for Erdogan

The same Trump who had headed the global campaign against Wahhabism has joined forces with the only Wahhabi ever elected...

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BJP should focus on Sangh’s icons

The Central government, while implementing its decision to reduce the status of Jammu and Kashmir from a full-fledged state to...