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Modi in Beijing: Beyond niceties

Any meeting between the leaders of India and China is significant as the two countries account for over one-third of…
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The dangers of agenda-driven verdicts

The Supreme Court verdict dismissing the petitions seeking an independent investigation into the death of judge Loya has everything mentioned…
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Desperate bid to engineer image

The national outrage against the twin rape of minor girls in Kathua and Unnao has shaken up the Modi government…
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Kodnani acquittal: A farce of a trial

Former BJP minister Maya Kodnani has been discharged by Gujarat High Court in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case. For…
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Shivraj is still the monarch of MP BJP

Even as a huge anti-incumbency stares him in the face, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan continues to be monarch of…
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SC verdict has many messages

The Supreme Court has set the controversy regarding the death of judge Loya at rest by ruling that he died…
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Masjid blast verdict gives BJP a bonus

The verdict in the Mecca Masjid blast case has been delivered after a trial that lasted 11 years. As it…
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Unnao: A siren call for witness protection

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar’s smug, smiling face as he met reporters after being accused of rape…
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Phone on or off, snooping is always on

Ten hours of questioning and Mark Zuckerberg still managed to put ‘evasive’ over ‘evident’. But the evasives are adding up…
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BJP’s response to rapes shows existential crisis

The woes are piling up for the BJP. Meenakshi Lekhi, the party’s MP, listed them in the right order; although…