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The Serpent, Charles Sobhraj: A reporter’s diary

New Delhi: There’s been a renewed interest in Charles Sobhraj ever since a Netflix series on him hit our TV...

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Cool Breeze: Notice before you die

Notice before you die With the second surge of the pandemic hitting us most states have issued lockdown and curfew...

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Cool Breeze: India’s New Power Elite

India’s New Power Elite It was on Roundtable a month ago that we broke the news that Sanjaya Baru was...

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Cool breeze: Battle of the Gen Next

Battle of the Gen Next Udhayanidhi Stalin, son of DMK chief, M.K. Stalin is contesting his debut election during this...

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Cool Breeze: Problem of Plenty

Problem of Plenty As elections become more presidential, political parties are realising the importance of fielding a Chief Minister face...

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Cool Breeze: ‘Modi in Mundu’

‘Modi in Mundu’ Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is also referred to as “Modi in a Mundu” because of his...

CM Mamata Banerjee speaks at SSKM Hospital after getting injured at Nandigram

Cool Breeze: The Missed Call

Was the BJP right in not expressing too much sympathy for Mamata Banerjee’s injuries last week? There is a school...

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Cool Breeze: Bring it on, trolls

Bring it on, trolls Clearly anticipating the social media reaction to his conversation with economist Kaushik Basu, the former Congress...

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Cool Breeze: Bring it on, trolls

Bring it on, trolls Clearly anticipating the social media reaction to his conversation with economist Kaushik Basu, the former Congress...

Farmers shout slogans at the demonstration site during the ongoing farmer protest

Farmers’ protest may throw up a political leadership

New Delhi: The farmers’ protests have brought the focus sharply on one big ticket question: Where are the farmers’ leaders?...

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Cool Breeze: G23’s next move?

Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad’s three-day visit to Jammu is being seen as another platform for the G23 to make...

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Cool Breeze: The Modi-Azad equation

Much is being speculated about the equation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad after the...

Congress internal polls will elect CWC members, not President

Cool Breeze: The Congress At Home

Delhi’s Golf Links in Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone is quite familiar with political patronage, particularly from the Congress. Once this list...

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Cool Breeze: The CAA Mystery 

The CAA Mystery  The Narendra Modi government’s second term so far has seen a new protest each year. If it’s...

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Cool Breeze: A Happy Accident

A Happy Accident Former Vice President Hamid Ansari’s autobiography, By Many a Happy Accident: Recollections of a Life (Rupa) is...

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Cool Breeze: Congress game plan for Assam

CONGRESS GAME PLAN FOR ASSAM The Congress is playing the role of a supporting cast in all the states going...

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Cool Breeze: What is Scindia waiting for?

What is Scindia waiting for? It’s going to be one year since Jyotiraditya Scindia joined the BJP and won his...

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Cool breeze: Trumped

Everyone knew that Donald Trump would not fade into the sunset quietly but no one expected fireworks at such scale....

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Challenges And Political Markers Of 2021

With the Opposition unable to counter the government, any opposition will have to come from the streets and not Parliament....

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Cool Breeze: In Fire-fighting Mode

In Fire-fighting Mode As predicted on Cool Breeze, the government has deployed its last standing Sikh face to fire-fight with...

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Cool Breeze: Should Pawar head the UPA?

There have been stories in the media about whether Sharad Pawar should take over the leadership of the UPA, especially...

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Cool Breeze: Kamal Nath the next Ahmed Patel?

Kamal Nath the next Ahmed Patel? With Kamal Nath working the wires to bring about a meeting between the letter...

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Cool Breeze: Birthday Postscript

Birthday Postscript Both Sonia Gandhi and Sharad Pawar have their birthdays in December. While Sonia’s was a low key celebration,...

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Cool Breeze: What is Captain Amarinder up to?

With Punjab leading the way, the buzz is that the farmers’ protests have the blessings of Punjab Chief Minister Captain...