Anindya Rai Verman

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‘Letting non-Hindus run Hindu temples a mockery of secularism’

Appeasement politics and desire to take over the administration and assets of temples seem to drive such acts.   NEW...

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Bengal officer’s advice to EC may have resulted in his removal

New Delhi: The Election Commission’s (EC) action on Wednesday of relieving West Bengal Home Secretary Atri Bhattacharya of his duties...

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Bengali film’s ‘blocking’ leads to discontent, protests

‘Police intimidation’ forces screening of Bhobishyoter Bhoot to be stopped in Kolkata theaters, multiplexes; producers pondering legal action.   New...

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Book on Asaram a product of good investigation

The book details how ‘godmen’ have kept taking advantage of the blind faith of devotees to build empires of wealth,...

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You’ll find it all in Souq Al Jubail

SHARJAH: They simply don’t come any fresher than at Souq Al Jubail, Middle East’s largest market for fresh fish, meat,...

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This enchanting Emirate

A melting pot of cultures and a meeting point for tradition and modernity, Sharjah offers a uniquely unforgettable experience to...

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‘Netaji expedited India’s freedom’

The book says that had India followed Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violent protests alone, India’s Independence would perhaps have been delayed by...

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‘Rajagopalachari sold Partition to Lord Mountbatten’

One of Mahatma Gandhi’s prominent followers, C. Rajagopalachari or “Rajaji”—who was also known as CR and who later fell out...

‘No ghost or spirit can kill a man’

What is “paranormal activity”? Does it only have to do with how people normally perceive ghosts and spirits? Do people...