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Health, Mediterranean food, France, French food

5 must-try delicacies in the south of France

The Mediterranean influence sets the food apart from other traditional French recipe.


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Narendra Modi, Jayalaithaa, Mamata Banerjee, Political parties

Why single-person parties are the political norm in India

We are not good at institution building.


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Xi Jinping, Pranab Mukherjee, India-China Ties

How Pranab pulled off a balancing act in China

While differences between the two neighbours exist on several issues, other areas of the relationship should not be held hostage.


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Corruption, BJP, Amit Shah, Two years of Modi

Are Modi and Amit Shah blind to the corruption within BJP?

Has the Opposition really failed to find a single charge of graft against the ruling government?


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Hindu Taliban, IAS, Madhya Pradesh, Jawaharlal Nehru

Don't blame Nehru. MP IAS officer deserves action for grave violation of law

As district collector of Barwani, he has effectively breached the the All India Services (Conduct) Rules, 1968.


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Islam, Women's Rights, Pakistani women

'Husband can lightly beat wife': How Pakistan lets men abuse Islam

Does the Council of Islamic Ideology not know that millions of our women are tortured and killed in the name of religion?


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Medical colleges, Higher Education, Medical Council of India, NEET

NEET is important for medical education, but give it some time

The present ordinance to postpone the test is a well thought-out strategy by the government.


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Student politics, Delhi University, St Stephen's College

How St Stephen's College was degraded into an enclave of snobbery

I do not recall having a stimulating conversation in the staff room, which smouldered often with intrigues.


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RSS, Congress, Sangh Parivar, Jawaharlal Nehru

Why the Sangh Parivar and Modi bhakts love to hate Nehru

India's first prime minister never entertained any tolerance for the idea of Hindu Rashtra.


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Two years of Modi, BJP, Narendra Modi

Why Modi's development model may not match India's diversity

The two years of his rule have been lacklustre.