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How Pranab babu swayed from Right to Left to Centre

Will he, won’t he? Will he, won’t he? When he finally did, with aplomb, at least one section of the…
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Barkha Dutt. Swara Bhasker. You next?

Sreemoyee Piu Kundu, a feminist and writer, talks about threats to colleague and senior journalist Barkha Dutt for trying to…
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Promotion quota godsent for BJP

The Supreme Court go-ahead for promotion in government services, held up due to court orders restraining the application of reservation…
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Shiv Sena-BJP rift foments tension

Dr Bhalchandra Kango Shiv Sena had called for a Hindu ‘Shakti March’ in Aurangabad on May 19 against the city…
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Rohingyas: Greater firmness indicated 

The Centre’s latest advisory to the state governments to keep Rohingya refugees confined to their camps indicates a hardening of…
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BJP crunch time as partners bolt

When the leader of the pack begins to appear frail, the followers lose confidence and start looking elsewhere for strength.…
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Electric Vehicles: A dream too far away? 

Suchayan Mandal  PM Modi’s pet project, ‘Swachh Bharat’, may have gathered some momentum in the past few years, but the…
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Will Grand Coalition stand test of unity?

Images of an array of Opposition party leaders, lined up on stage, holding hands after the Congress-Janata Dal-Secular’s (JD-S’s) “victory”…
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United Opposition can make 56 inches shrink

The results of byelections to four Lok Sabha and 10 assembly constituencies across 10 states has but one resounding message:…