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Cool Breeze: Parachuting to Pilot Land?

Parachuting to Pilot Land? Ashok Gehlot may have been appointed Congress general secretary recently, but that doesn’t mean he has...

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On My Radar: BJP has a rock star, Kailash Vijayvargiya

BJP has a rock star, Kailash Vijayvargiya BJP national general secretary from Madhya Pradesh, Kailash Vijayvargiya’s office at the party’s...

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Did Congress leaders offer CJI trade-off before Loya verdict?

Turning politics into blood sport, Rahul uses impeachment to bludgeon judiciary.   They don’t even try and clothe the attempt...

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Babus quash choices of elected AAP government

In an obvious attempt to dilute the authority of duly elected representatives, babus in the Home Ministry have removed nine...

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Storm clouds gather in Trumposphere

“A weak and untruthful slime ball…” tweeted President Donald Trump on 13 April, illustrating his elegant command of the English...

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Rape and reason: Remedy is in improving justice delivery system

If rape and murder have the same punishment, the culprit will find it reasonable to kill the victim, for this...

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Unite to defend, not deny, freedom of speech

India will remain less than a complete democracy until laws such as criminal defamation are removed.   In a city...

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India can learn from UK’s low cost, high impact geopolitics

So, this is interesting. At last week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London, the United Kingdom announced it was...

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Dalai Lama’s return to Tibet will be hara-kiri

India has many things at stake for it to sit and watch Dharamsala’s influential lobbies hand over a living Dalai...

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Can supernatural events be prevented?

In normal, natural deaths, even those which occur after a period of great pain, as in many cases of cancer,...

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A tough race through the storms of Sahara

The Marathon des Sables in Morocco is an ultra-marathon, it is not called the “toughest race on earth” for nothing,...

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Cool Breeze: Return of Diggy Raja

Return of Diggy Raja Now that Digvijaya Singh has completed his 3,300 km Narmada Parikrama, it would be interesting to...

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On My Radar: Naidu first VP to attend Rajya Sabha day celebrations

Naidu first VP to attend Rajya Sabha day celebrations Rajya Sabha was constituted for the first time on 3 April...

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China’s defence budget will boost Xi’s agenda

The 8.1% increase, or US$175 billion budget, is higher than in the previous two years.   As anticipated and to...

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China’s soft power is as sharp as sharp can be

China relies on instruments of authoritarian influence by way of co-option and manipulation, to target media, academia and the policy...