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The day I thanked a cop for doing his duty and not raping me

New Delhi: On a day when I had lost complete faith in the system after seeing the video of a…
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2019 no cakewalk for BJP, despite Modi, Shah

Kalyani Shankar The BJP is getting poll-ready, going by the aggressive statements of PM Narendra Modi and party chief Amit…
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Jaitley in a new role fares better

The bio-data of post-Independence-born politicians suffered from a critical gap. There was no mention of the number of years spent…
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Sign of deepening malady in society

The increasing frequency of lynching incidents in the country is symptomatic of a deepening malady in our society, which also…
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Whose ‘thumka’ will shake 2019 polls?

Sushil Kutty  The day is Monday, June 25, 2018. Sunrise was at 5.24 am and sunset at 7.22 pm in…
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Humble ragpicker deserves a salute

Indians consume only one-tenth of plastic used by Americans and, yet, the ubiquitous white material has become an integral part…
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Why Arun Jaitley is wrong on petrol tax

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley’s warning that petrol and diesel prices in the country have to stay high as long…
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Steel frame gets saffron colour

RCVP Noronha, the most illustrious IAS officer of MP, never minced his words. In his autobiography, A Tale Told By…
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Maverick Congressmen disgrace party

Congress leaders have developed an uncanny knack of getting into trouble by making irresponsible statements, particularly when it comes to…