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BJP, Kashmir crisis, militancy in kashmir, governor's rule

Why BJP should keep aside its calculations for 2019 in preparing a Kashmir strategy

The Modi government must keep in mind that it urgently needs to send the right signals to the people of the Valley to start the arduous process of rebuilding lost trust.


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Air Pollution, Electric Cars, subsidy on electric cars, clean air

What government needs to do to promote electric cars

It will fight both pollution and congestion on roads.


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Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Parliament, modi fitness challenge

Why politics in India is focused on trivial issues

The politicians are forever concerned about elections and the easiest way to get re-elected is playing the caste and communal card.


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Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370, Islamic State, islamic state in kashmir

ISIS is here: Moment of truth in Jammu and Kashmir

We need to recognise that Kashmir needs a radically new narrative. And that may involve abolishing Article 370.


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Mother, Breastfeeding, Childcare, maternity

How can people even think breastfeeding is an indecent act?

Society should make every effort to create conditions for safe breastfeeding in the best interests of the mother and the child.


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Tourism, Natural Disaster, Uttarakhand, Nainital

Nainital is a mess. How many disasters can Uttarakhand bear?

No contingency plans are in place for such an event.


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Hapur lynching shows govt indifference has 'normalised' hate crimes among Indians

If the yardstick to measure the value of a life is based on administrative action and media coverage, clearly some lives don't matter at all in 'new India'.