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Alcohol, Nitish Kumar, Bihar Prohibition

I'm glad Patna High Court quashed Bihar's harsh anti-liquor law

CM Nitish Kumar's move would have set the wrong precedent.


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Tantriks, Witchcraft, Yogini, Erotica

Is a yogini a female yogi, or a wild erotic witch?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.


 |  Baaton Baaton Mein  |  6-minute read
Bollywood, Bombay

How Bollywood bared the soul of 1950s' Bombay in black-and-white

The city of then and present day Mumbai are different in their differences, yet the similarities are striking.


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India-Pakistan war, Surgical strikes

Surgical strikes on Pakistan won't help India, economically

The implications of the September 29 attack will depend on the duration of ongoing border tensions between the two nations.


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India-Pak, Surgical strikes, Fawad Khan, Salman Khan

Hypocrisy of bhakts exposed: Salman trolled for having Fawad Khan's back

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' came out in open support of Pakistani actors 'banned' in India a day after the surgical strikes.


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Uri attack, Pakistan, Surgical strikes

Good Pakistan is denying surgical strikes, India must carry out more

The denial shows the neighbouring country does not want escalation of conflict.


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RSS, Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress, Mahatma Gandhi

How Nehru and Congress alienated Gandhi

The Mahatma was greatly troubled by the corruption within the party and wanted it to be disbanded.


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Bollywood, India-Pakistan

My resignation from IMMPA: Post ban on Pakistani artists

'Art is above politics, and as custodians of this art, it is our responsibility to bring people together rather than divide them.'


 |  Know Your Enemy  |  5-minute read
Surgical strikes, India-Pak, Juggernaut, Incursion

Day after 26/11, Mumbai is burning: Can India make Pakistan pay?

[Book extract] Read this excerpt from 'Incursion', a preview chapter from Shiv Aroor's upcoming novel 'Operation Jinnah', an India-Pakistan military thriller.


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Narendra Modi, Surgical strikes, Pakistan

Surgical attacks prove shrewd Modi is the ultimate Chanakya

PM has demonstrated a clever mix of diplomacy and strategic planning in the military strike against Pakistan.