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US report must be read with a rider

It is, indeed, a shame that Madhya Pradesh figures in the US State Department’s 2017 Human Rights report, although the…
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Appointment of judges is an endless war

Sushil Kutty  The war over judges continues unabated. If the battle lines are drawn, the canvas of the battleground is…
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Modi & Xi need to focus on trade issues

G Srinivasan  PM Narendra Modi and China’s President-in-perpetuity Xi Jinping summit parleys sans aide, but with interpreters, in Wuhan on…
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Yechury has his work cut out this term

Nitya Chakraborty The re-election of Sitaram Yechury as general secretary of the CPI(M) at the just-ended 22nd party congress assumes…
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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…