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Smaller parties set to hit UP alliances

Pradeep Kapoor It is becoming clear that smaller parties can cause damage to all possible alliances and force new alignments…
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CBI is now ‘Central Bureau of Extortion’

Sushil Kutty For the first time in the history of the Central Bureau of Investigation, the top-dog and second top-dog…
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Kerala govt is set on death-wish course

The Sabarimala temple has closed its doors after remaining open for five days of monthly pujas, without even a single…
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Breaking shackles of inequality to make better India

Gargi Pateria The nation does not proceed in a straight line. Rather, it is a sprawling development. Today, when I…
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#MeToo is empowering, but will women stop loving bad boys?

Angels love bad men. That’s how it’s always been. They give their whole hearts when they fall. Angels love bad…
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State, Railways not prepared for Amritsar disaster

Gyan Pathak With the passage of Disaster Management Act 2005 and subsequent disaster management policies adopted by our country, we…
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Righting a wrong to earn pass marks

PM Modi squeezed in another opportunity to hoist the National Flag at Red Fort, this time to commemorate the 75th…
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More of desire and less of hope 

Bengaluru has seen another unity show a mini version of the Opposition unity spectacle enacted on the occasion of Kumaraswamy’s…
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A tale of two cities

“You cannot trust people whose cuisine is so bad,” said French president Jacques Chirac, in a public put-down of his…
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Remembering the Martyrs: Unsung heroes of the MP police cadre

Sreenivasa Varma IPS IG-CID, MP Police  The year was 2004. I volunteered to make the annual pilgrimage to Hot Springs on…