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Story Posted on 27-01-2015


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Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Baba Deep Singh, Sikhism, Punjab

How the historical discourse of Punjab unrest is being changed

It stumped me why a city was allowing history to be hijacked by including names of separatist voice into a traditional commemorative procession that was lauding the faith and its proponents.


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Hafiz Saeed, Terrorism, Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi

Talks with Pakistan? First set terms of engagement

It is time India confronts this question: Should it re-engage with its neighbour?


 |  Sour Grapes  |  4-minute read
Republic Day, BJP, Narendra Modi, Obama Visit

Obama saw a Hindu Republic Day and said it

In the parade, the US president just saw Hindu festivals and practices like Ayurveda.


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Barack Obama, Narendra Modi, Obama Visit

Five things Indians would not have noticed about Modi before Obama's visit

He may be our prime minister, but he's just an ordinary love struck Indian at heart.

Republic Day, Kiran Bedi, Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi

Obama would have enjoyed Arvind Kejriwal-Kiran Bedi broom fight better than Republic Day

Our cartoonist sketches the landscape of Indian politics with his wicked pen.

RK Laxman

The day RK Laxman bid the common man goodbye

Our cartoonist sketches the landscape of Indian politics with his wicked pen.


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Narendra Modi, Barack Obama, Obama Visit

Why I can't join in the hype and hurrahs for Obama's speech

Only Indians can give PM Modi a lesson in the constitutional rights of minorities. Obama cannot.


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Shah Rukh Khan, Obama's Speech, Obama Visit

Obama's speech: Hey US immigration guys, here's Shah Rukh Khan for you

The fact that King Khan had emerged as the most memorable part of Obama’s speech is the best part of the entire episode.

RK Laxman

Saurabh Singh's uncommon tribute to the common man's creator

RIP, RK Laxman.


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Shah Rukh Khan, Narendra Modi, Barack Obama, Obama Visit

How Obama in his speech told Modi to get his act together

The US president reminded PM that development is meaningless unless India continues to remain an inclusive and tolerant place.