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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…
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Smooth monsoon session is a pleasant surprise

Harihar Swarup The biggest news is that the Monsoon Session of Parliament has been functioning normally. This is, perhaps, for…
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MP’s Famous Five of social media

NK SINGH It was mid-summer madness. A 27-year-old divorcee from Punjab kept Ujjain police on tenterhooks for almost a week…
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A looming threat goes away, for now

The Big Brother has finally relented, rather has been forced to. The Modi government has told the Supreme Court it…
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The hullabaloo about Imran’s guest list

Aditya Aamir  Navjot Singh Sidhu has the makings of a Mani Shankar Aiyar. Except that Aiyar can hardly make anyone…
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A desperate bid to pacify Dalits

The decision by the Modi government to bring a bill to address the situation arising out of the Supreme Court…