Jyoti Malhotra

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Senior Journalist & President, South Asian Women in Media (SAWM), India.

POLITICS

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How Afghanistan and Taliban have turned against Pakistan

Afghans see India as a benign power and the powerful Americans as both protectors and subversives.

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Uri attack: Can Indian Army escape blame for death of soldiers?

India must take responsibility for itself.

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By talking about Balochistan, Modi has put Kashmir in a spot

In his 94-minute speech, the PM spoke about everything from LED bulbs to overhauling agriculture and even Bhimrao Ambedkar, but the K-word wasn’t mentioned once.

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Taliban chief Mullah Mansour's killing doesn't mean Pakistan wants peace

India's stakes, along with that of Iran and Afghanistan, in the great game have only become larger.

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How Tamil Nadu has had a good laugh at its leaders this elections

Clearly, the state's political parties have realised that the medium is the message.

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Overflowing cash, liquor make Tamil Nadu polls a murky one

After the campaign stops, parties woo voters with cash, liquor and food because ideology and promises are simply not enough.

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Is Jayalalithaa, outgoing Tamil Nadu chief minister, coming back to power?

If Chennai’s bars are any indication, she is.

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Day after the slap: Will Roopa Ganguly's charm work for BJP?

Win or lose, a new avatar awaits Draupadi.

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How two Bengal universities can play a role in deciding fate of the state

At Burdwan, the universe shifts from that at the Jadavpur University.

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In Bengal's Congress heartland, TMC is losing favour

'Ai baare poribortoner poriborton hobay (people will change the government brought on the promise of change),' says a voter.

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