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Story Posted on 05-09-2016


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Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab Polls, AAP

AAP is looking to sink in Punjab polls

If allegations of sleaze were not enough, charges of corruption and bribery too are being levelled against senior party leaders.


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Mukesh Ambani, Narendra Modi, Digital India , Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio posing as face of Digital India is deeply unsettling

Toeing the line of the establishment is what the nexus between the government and the Mukesh Ambani-led company is all about.


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Cauvery water dispute

How political squabbling over Cauvery is leaving farmers parched

The 20,000 cusecs that Tamil Nadu demanded can be considered reasonable, given that it had asked the court to order Karnataka to release 50,000 cusecs.


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Education, Teachers' Day

India must release its bad teachers from limitations or be forever caged

Ask a student whose confidence was crushed again and again, and we may never see hope.


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Sex, Eggplant, Durex, Condoms

Baingan-flavoured condom from Durex. Stand by for some stir-fried sex

Is this about our carnal or culinary skills?


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Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Kashmir

Geelani’s refusal to meet MPs in Kashmir was unIslamic

Being head of the united Hurriyat, he should have spoken to the all-party delegation.


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Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji Files

Why 1955 Japanese report about Netaji's death is bogus

The pro-Congress faction in the Bose family, of which Ashis Ray is a prominent part, is trying to project the report as the ultimate truth.


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Shah Rukh Khan, Reliance Jio, Mukesh Ambani, Nita Ambani

You thought Mukesh Ambani launching Reliance Jio was grand? Well, Nita was grander

Wow moments from her speech.


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Queen, Freddie mercury

On his 70th birth anniversary, Freddie Mercury is still a champion

Born Farrokh Bulsara, he had an India connection, but played it down.


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The Name of the Rose, Life, Umberto Eco

In search of Umberto Eco's shrunk, empty spaces

They have become more charming, inviting, pleasant.