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Modi, Black Money, Demonetisation

What demonetisation can teach you about killing a rat

So where is the cash that we were told was being used by anti-India forces to fund terror and other destabilisation operations in the country?


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Janardhan Reddy, Narendra Modi, Nitin Gadkari, EAS Sharma

Former IAS officer pens a hard hitting letter to Modi about demonetisation

EAS Sharma wants the PM to investigate this display of lavishness by his own ministers and party members.


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AIADMK, Tamil Nadu, Amma, Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa's death leaves Tamil Nadu politics open ended

The power vacuum left behind will prove tricky to fill, as she did not choose an heir before passing away.


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IndVsEng, Test Cricket, Virat Kohli

Why you should treat yourself to Virat Kohli

No better time than now to reconnect with the magic of cricket.


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Hinduism, Krishna, Bhagavad Gita

Why Bhagavad Gita is best described as India’s national book

Dharma is not a matter of dogma, but of adapting our principles to a situation.


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Tamil Nadu, Sexism, Women, Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa's questionable legacy with Tamil Nadu's women

Many women wept over her demise but do they know how many of their kind she let down?


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Islamic State, ISIS, Jaouad

Holland ignoring ISIS activists at home will scar Western Europe

Dutch police arrested terror suspect Jaouad carrying the IS flag rather prominently. This is a deliberate attempt to show defiance.


 |  PARIS DIARY  |  5-minute read
Winter, Christmas, Mamachari, Furoshiki

All the reasons to love Tokyo

The locals may not be friendly, but it’s in their DNA to be helpful.


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Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood, Dharmendra

Between love and rage, Dharmendra never got to be Hindi cinema's Angry Young Man

At 81, Naram Dharam confesses that while he had no regrets about his career and personal life, he did have one flaw.


 |  Musings from afar  |  5-minute read
CPEC, Gwadar, Economic Corridor, Port

Why Pakistan's Gwadar port is a big draw for China

Beijing has always been keen on gaining a strategic toehold in the Arabian Sea.