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Story Posted on 26-01-2017


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UP Assembly Polls, BSP, Mayawati, Mukhtar Ansari

Bringing Mukhtar Ansari in may be Mayawati's masterstroke to clinch UP

Having the disgraced don as the 'law and order mascot' could further BSP's objective of consolidating Dalit-Muslim votebanks.


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Education, Children, Schools, Homeschooling

Why Mumbai parents like me are scared of sending our children to school

Brutal incidents across schools have left everyone shocked.


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Constitution, Cynicism, Republic Day

Republic Day: Stop being cynical. It's time to reclaim the Constitution

What gives me, and many other like me, with the myriad privileges we enjoy, the right to be cynical?


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Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, Panama Papers

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif is trying too hard to wipe off graft stains

Ahead of 2018 elections, Pakistan PM is cosying up with Afghanistan and Pakistani Hindus.


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Regional sentiment, Jallikattu

Why Jallikattu has set a dangerous precedent

Now enforcement of court guidelines during festivals will face resistance in the name of tradition.


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NRIs, AAP, Assembly elections 2017, Punjab Polls

Why NRIs like me are rooting for Kejriwal in Punjab

The Indian diaspora is impressed with Aam Aadmi Party's focus on public education and healthcare.


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Assembly elections 2017, SAD, Punjab elections 2017

SAD promises: Why Badals' doles for NRIs unlikely to win them votes in Punjab

Incidents of the Guru Granth Sahib's desecration in 2015 have cracked Akalis' core religious base.


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Indian Army, Republic Day

Why this 68th Republic Day parade was particularly spectacular

A line-up of indigenously made defence equipment and colourful state tableaux cheered up a cloudy day which had UAE Crown Prince as the chief guest.


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SP-Congress alliance, UP Assembly Polls, Assembly elections 2017

SP-Congress slogan of 'Apne ladke vs bahari Modi' against BJP will backfire in UP

People feel the phrase was coined to deflect the voters' attention from core issues.


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Poetry, Cities, Delhi

How Delhi compares with other capital cities through eyes of the world's finest poets

Capitals are tied together by a common thread despite their seeming differences on the surface.