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Story Posted on 29-10-2016


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Raj Thackeray, Karan Johar, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Why blame Maharashtra CM for brokering a deal between KJo and Raj Thackeray?

When force reigns supreme, extortion resembles donation.


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Business, Tata Group, Cyrus Mistry

Why Tata firing Mistry is a new low for India Inc

The board of a $100-billion business should have a leadership succession plan in place before it starts sacking, not regret after the event.


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CPEC, Pakistan, India-China Relations

Diwali or not, India can't boycott Chinese goods

The cracker revolutionaries must know that India’s share in Beijing’s global export, more than $2 trillion, is less than even three per cent.


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Ceasefire Violation, Indian Army

Indian Army jawan beheaded at Machil is no lone instance of Pakistan's barbarity

A list of the lives lost to cross-LoC tensions.


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India-Pak, China-Pak Relations, India-China Ties

This Diwali is special, Modi breaking India-China ties

Since coming to power, the PM has not left any chance to ruffle Chinese feathers.


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One Indian Girl, Feminism, Chetan Bhagat

Dear Chetan Bhagat, how was your Karva Chauth?

You have nailed it. Being strong dehumanises a woman, but being strong makes a man 'alpha-male'.


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Bihar, Jungle Raj, Ranjit Mandal, Bihar kidnappings

Why a phone call from Bihar should ring alarm bells for you

What Sharma brothers went through is a lesson from hell, so be warned if someone unknown calls you promising a lucrative contract in the state. 


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Mythology, Mahabharata, Ramayana

Why Ramayana is relevant in today's age

Valmiki tells us that the man who is closest to the ideal of human virtue is Ram.


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Bollywood, Indian TV

Indian TV is doomed to remain in the shadow of Bollywood films

It is the mindset that needs to be altered: television is not a substitute for films.


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Books, Lists of Joy

5 books that bring me joy

Bringing some Diwali cheer from the newsroom.