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Story Posted on 13-12-2018


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Federalism, BJP, Congress, Elections

Should India bar national parties from contesting in state elections and vice versa?

Regional parties are not concerned about national issues. National parties don't get regional sentiments. Why not restrict them to where they belong?


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Rahul Gandhi, BJP, Congress, Assembly election results

Assembly polls verdict: Even in victory, these are the lessons Congress needs to learn from the BJP

Meanwhile, the BJP, with its fascination for history, should read up on the life of Alexander the Great.


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Indian spices, Cinnamon bun, Cinnamon latte, Cinnamon

How cinnamon kills cravings with 'connection'

Cinnamon is the smell of joyous belonging.


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Chandrababu Naidu, Assembly election results, KCR, Telangana assembly elections

New state, old politics: How far can welfare populism take KCR in Telangana?

The TRS needs to present a new vision and long-term solutions to agrarian distress, unemployment and Hyderabad-centric development.


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Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Kamal Nath, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

By choosing Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh CM, Congress finally gets its politics right

Charisma matters, but in the political heat and dust of India, it also wears off pretty soon. This time round, the Congress is playing serious politics, and not parlour games.


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Anthony bourdain, Chhole kulche, Food, Amritsar

Why an Amritsari is automatically a connoisseur of great food

More than any other Indian city, Amritsar takes eating out with great seriousness. Its residents grow up amidst amazing cuisine and learn to appreciate its deep joys.


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Karan Johar, Kedarnath, Sara ali khan, Dhadak

Janhvi Kapoor awarded 'Shooting Star Of The Year' by the Royal Norwegian Consulate for Dhadak. Why, oh why?

Clearly, Christmas has come early for Janhvi.


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Nitish Kumar, Assembly elections 2018, Madhya pradesh elections 2018, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Why BJP needs Nitish Kumar now more than ever

For more than a year, political experts looked for signals of a much-mellowed Nitish Kumar.


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Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha election 2019, Assembly election 2018

Can a resurgent Congress build on the handsome victory in the Hindi heartland?

For the general election, the Congress and its allies will have to present a credible alternative vision of India instead of just an anti-Modi agenda.


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BJP, Telangana assembly elections, Rajasthan assembly elections, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Leaders are quitting the BJP one by one. Is the ship finally sinking?

People generally leave when they can read the writing on the wall.