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Mayawati to pitch for PM position?

Pradeep Kapoor Bhartiya Samajwadi Party national president and former chief minister Mayawati is preparing to launch herself as a potential…
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PM eyes a show of diversity in unity

It may be sheer poetic justice that the Telugu Desam Party has got the chance to move the no-confidence motion…
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TN politics now in greater disarray

S Sethuraman Age has been taking a toll of leaders of substance at a critical juncture for Indian democracy, under…
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Adultery law is worth a burial

It is the height of stupidity that a law that allows a man to ask his wife to have sex…
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Shashi Tharoor puts ‘head’ into his mouth

Aditya Aamir Will somebody take the podium away from Shashi Tharoor? It should have been taken away from Asauddin Owaisi…
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NGOs as cover for nefarious work

First Muzaffarpur in Bihar, then Deoria in Uttar Pradesh; and one does not know which is next, or when. Use…
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Immigrant’s US: 2 chapters and an interlude

Pradeep Goorha Back in the mid-1960s, I loved everything American. This mindset developed after reading whatever American material I could…
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Making villains out of voting machines

There has been no dearth of controversies surrounding electronic voting machines (EVMs). And these mostly relate to their potential abuse.…
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Issues Fugitive Bill can’t address

With the President giving assent to the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, India has moved a step closer to bringing the…
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Time to come out of colonial-era hangover

K Raveendran It is indeed shocking that a section of the Indian Penal Code allows a married man to present…