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Cool Breeze: Milind Deora speaks

MILIND DEORA SPEAKS The Congress candidate from South Mumbai, Milind Deora has got himself a catchy slogan: “Mumbai Ka Connection”....

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Fight for survival in Dravidian battlefield

Tamil Nadu for the first time went to polls without M. Karunanidhi and J. Jayalalithaa in almost five decades.  ...

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Nagarwala probe officer, Hari Dev dies

The Nagarwala case in 1971 had taken the lid off covert intelligence operations which were going on during the run...

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Opposition blames EVMs for failure to win voters’ trust

Apex Court must reject out of hand periodic anti-EVM petitions to bolster EC.   The Supreme Court reminding the Election...

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Punjab tries to connect youths with their roots

Punjab CM aims to familiarise young boys and girls of Punjabi origin with their heritage and history.   An imaginative...

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Liberal democracy in decline, should you be worried?

As the world looks on in awe and with huge admiration at the greatest democracy on the planet going to...

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China’s global influence is expanding

As part of Beijing’s attempt to exert influence in foreign affairs, its state-run media companies are expanding their integration with...

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Mudaliar, Mookerjee, not Nehru, built India’s scientific institutions

Nehru showed apathy towards science, but he and his supporters have taken credit for these establishments.   Indira Gandhi, echoing...

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‘Hindu assertion’ is the effect of governance bias

The continuing disconnect from ancient tradition of the three holy sites is creating an invisible sense of victimhood in the...

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Will verdict be clear or split?

It was said by Mao Zedong that a revolution is not a tea party. Well, neither is an election involving...

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Notre Dame: After fire, funding drive for restoration begins

Watching the spire diving into the flames that engulfed Notre Dame this week was a terrible moment for the French,...

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Importance of sounds before and after death

Who said death is inevitable? It isn’t. Not in the case of the Turritopsis Dohrnii jellyfish which is immortal and...

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Cool Breeze: Southern Discomfort

Southern Discomfort There is a great deal of confusion within the Congress about Rahul Gandhi’s decision to contest from Wayanad....

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IMDT: Predecessor of Citizenship Bill was Congress’ vote-bank politics at its worst

If the Opposition had pushed the issue vigorously, they could have dethroned Indira Gandhi on this.   An obnoxious predecessor...

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NYAY? Poor deserve a better deal, but country shouldn’t suffer

It will cost the exchequer Rs 6 lakh crore to finance the NYAY scheme for the targeted 5 crore families....