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Bittersweet taste of Bihari ‘kheer’

When Bihar’s Rashtriya Lok Samata Party leader and Union minister Upendra Kushwaha said ‘delicious kheer can be prepared with milk…
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Naidu begins well, but hurdles ahead

After a fairly successful round of talks in Bengaluru, TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu, the self-proclaimed facilitator of a national front…
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Maoists fighting for a lost cause

The Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district that claimed five lives, including that of a CISF jawan, is timed to…
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RBI, government at point of no return

The stand-off between the Modi government and RBI governor Urjit Patel has taken a turn for the worse, with the…
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Pinarayi trips on another BJP trick

You play into the hands of someone who stops at virtually nothing to turn anything in his favour and then…
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Mandir casts Modi mantras away

The demand for an early start to the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is gaining such momentum that it…
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Nobody wins when government and the RBI spar

Anjan Roy The Reserve Bank of India has plunged headlong into a battle with the government over its independence. Last…
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The big bargain in Naidu’s unity bid

Alliance specialist Chandrababu Naidu has descended on the national capital with a new recipe for Opposition unity. That the TDP…
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The unbearable heaviness of being Shah Rukh Khan

Why do you think your choice of films is questioned before every new release? Shah Rukh Khan, the king of …
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RBI spat: Need to find a golden mean

Tensions between the Reserve Bank of India and the Modi government are showing signs of further precipitation, with both sides…