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1971: History’s deadliest storm

Write the authors: ‘American-built B-57s and F-86s launched from airfields in West Pakistan and dropped hundreds of bombs all across...

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Sreekumar’s web of lies in the ISRO case unravels, but not fully

New Delhi: R.B. Sreekumar, a former cop who would often recite verses from the Gita to prove his spirituality but...

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No power from the barrel of the gun: The life and times of a Naxalite

Charu Majumdar’s death crushed the Naxalite movement and CPI(ML) was fragmented into various groups.   Charu Majumdar, who made Mao...

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Inside the life of Ba, Kasturba Gandhi

Her face was peaceful against the tumult of the nation, India was then under British rule. It was about sacrifice,...

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Commerce Ministry snubs Tea Board, planters surprised

Tea Board’s move to temporarily ban a planter for using excessive chemicals in its tea garden in Dooars had been...

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Bengal arrests haunt Mamata Banerjee

It is reliably learnt that the TMC may ask Partha Chatterjee to step down amid pressure from the Opposition as...

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Government may shut down PCRA, focus on EVs

Government’s thought process is simple: If India is focusing on electric vehicles, then the present focus on petroleum conservation needs...

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Vested interests seek to malign Indian airline companies

New Delhi: Interesting tales spread on the net about some of India’s air carriers have triggered breaking headlines, although not many...

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No relief likely for family of Big Bull

In a newly launched website, Jyoti, late Harshad Mehta’s wife, has made some big claims, nearly 21 years after Mehta’s...

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Sanjeev Kumar: The actor and his love stories

His biography, ‘Sanjeev Kumar: The Actor We All Loved’, written by his nephew Uday Jariwala and Reeta Ramamurthy Gupta, has...

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Gupta brothers face trouble in Dubai and South Africa

New Delhi: Total heat is mounting on the India-born Gupta brothers, charged with huge financial embezzlement during their stay in South...

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Rediscover nationalism and favourable power balance through Jaishankar’s book

He (read, the government) wants India to avoid alliances in the name of national interest and advocates plurilateralism.   An...

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Walking inside the mind of human bombs

Anirudhya Mitra has explained details of his investigation into Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination by the LTTE in 90 Days, The True...

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The curious case of two missing gold coins

One of the coins weighed 14.5 kg and the other a little over 1 kg. The sheer historical value of...

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A great solution to child sexual abuse

Rituparna Chatterjee, author of The Water Phoenix, tosses some horrific numbers. She says over one billion children aged between two...

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The curious case of Hasan Ali: Needed, witnesses for prosecution

New Delhi: The first witness in the Hasan Ali case, now almost 15 years old, is likely to be produced...

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Should Sri Sri to go to Colombo again?

The Tiger’s Pause is the fascinating tale of a spiritual and wellness guru’s efforts to end one of Asia’s bloodiest...

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India’s big wheat export conundrum

NEW DELHI: There’s a big debate in the cor- ridors of power in the national capital and it revolves around one...

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The Line of Mercy has a message: Listen to the underdog

The author explores the society within the prison, and outside it and argues why prisons guarantee nothing, no reforms, and...

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Breaking barriers with non breakable helmets

With her new venture Tiivra, Alpana Parida intends to challenge the conventional wisdom that gut instincts drive the best marketing...

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India enduring coal shortages, power cuts and cancelled trains

NEW DELHI: Bizarre it may sound, the Indian Railways are asking travellers to get off passenger trains because the tracks...

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Again remembering the thinking actor

Suman Ghosh directed Soumitra Chatterjee in five movies, two picked up national awards, and would routinely visit the star for...

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A brutal read on British imperialism, exploitation and coercion

M.J. Akbar meticulously explains in the book how British racism was of the worst kind, as seen during the Britishers’...

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Alrosa roughs are not ‘conflict diamonds’, says India

NGOs supporting a ban on Russian exports to India are silent about the consequent shift of the industry to China....