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Story Posted on 27-08-2018


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Bollywood, Netflix, Ghoul, Radhika Apte

Netflix has given us 3 terrible actors with its 3 Indian originals - Radhika Apte, Radhika Apte and Radhika Apte

She is like Haruki Murakami's cat. She simply has to haunt every Netflix Indian original.


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Indian Army, Kashmir, AFSPA, Major Gogoi

Disorder in the ranks: Major Leetul Gogoi only reflects a greater leadership failure

Even as the soldier famous for the 'human shield' in Kashmir is found guilty of serious charges, several officers have approached the SC on their rights. The silence of their seniors is troubling.


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Tennis, Wimbledon dress code, French Open, Serena Williams

Grow up, French Tennis Federation: We know why you have a problem with Serena Williams' body-hugging catsuit

You want to gaslight a player's struggle. But that won't happen.


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Khalistani movement, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indira Gandhi, 1984 Anti Sikh Pogrom

Instead of dodging 1984, Congress should acknowledge the past

Several Congress leaders were repeatedly named in allegations about the anti-Sikh crimes of 1984. Denials by Rahul Gandhi won't take that away.


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2019 general elections, 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Lse, Rahul Gandhi

Why Rahul Gandhi blaming 2014 loss on generational feud will have a bearing on 2019

With a Gandhi to his surname, the Congress president has the privilege of issuing a clean chit for himself.


 |  It Could Happen to You  |  7-minute read
Soil Erosion, Kerala floods, Sand Mafia, Sand Mining

Uncontrolled sand mining led to Kerala floods. This is only waiting to happen again

And it’s not just Kerala. Almost each of India’s 400-plus rivers is in the grip of the sand mining mafia.


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India-us relations, 2+2 dialogue, Narendra Modi, John McCain

How John McCain set the agenda for the 2+2 talks between India and the US

The McCain template for US national security will have an abiding relevance. It may be the most befitting legacy of a US military hero and legislator.


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Kerala floods, Extrajudicial killings, AFSPA, Indian Army

Kerala floods rescue op, AFSPA 'dilution': The two shades of Indian Army

Armymen too are human beings and please grant them some rights.


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Ram Temple, Jawarharlal Nehru, Yogi Adityanath, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Why the Yogi Adityanath government is in an overdrive to claim Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy

It seems the party somewhere realises that all is not as hunky dory in Uttar Pradesh as it was in 2014.


 |  The Bigger Picture  |  4-minute read
Belt and Road Initiative, South Asia, Doklam crisis, Indo-China ties

Why India should engage in development work with China in neighbouring regions

The idea of hotline, now stuck up on protocol issues, will play a role in reducing tensions between India and China.