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Corruption, Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lutyens' Delhi

The toxic Lutyens’ consensus: Media, politics and power. Where does PM Modi fit in this?

Modi tried to change the Delhi idiom of corrupt power brokers, complicit media and politicians. He hasn’t succeeded. Yet.


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International kite festival, Gujarat, Makar Sankranti, Uttarayan

Festival of kites and good food: Make Uttarayan happier with our delicious recipes!

The iconic dishes of Uttarayan show the energy, verve and richly composite culture of Gujarat.


 |  Fortune Cookie  |  3-minute read
Lifestyle, Eating out, Singapore, Delhi

Like Singapore, Delhi could have its own Clarke Quay – in Aerocity

What’s fueling the rise of the latest food-drinks destination in NCR?


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Asterix, Snowy, Adventures of tintin, Tintin

In an age of fake news, why Tintin is the reporter-hero we need

Tintin was no macho Sunny Deol who'd beat his enemies to pulp for purely personal reasons. He believed in dialogue and seeking the truth. We'd do well to revisit this young journalist who just turned 90.


 |  Tarar Square  |  7-minute read
Cricket, Virat Kohli, Imran Khan, Indo-Pak ties

Why the 'cricket diplomacy' between India and Pakistan makes me hopeful

One bat, one corridor, one tweet, one body of water, one speech at a time.


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Narendra Modi, Hinduism, US President, Tulsi gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard first Hindu woman to run for US president: What this can mean for Hindus across the world

A vegetarian and a Hare Krishna follower, Gabbard had taken her Congressional oath on the Bhagwad Gita. She also presented the Gita to PM Modi in 2014. And she carried the Gita into the war in Iraq where she served her country, the USA.


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Karan Johar, Hardik Pandya, Bollywood, Cricket

Hardik Pandya is not alone: His sense of crass entitlement can be seen in many stars united by foul behavior

There are two types of achievers: silent and popular. The popular ones wear arrogance and brutishness on their sleeves. Can a BCCI-like ban be the answer to this ailment called 'stardom'?


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BJP, SP, BSP, Congress

Congress to fight alone in Uttar Pradesh: 5 reasons why not tying up with SP-BSP will help the party

The grand old party seems to have a shrewd plan for Uttar Pradesh, the grandest stage of Indian politics.


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Narendra Modi, Rakesh asthana, Alok verma, CBI

How the CBI tussle proves that the institution is still 'caged'

Law is great, but politics seems greater.


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Hearing loss, Humour, Social Media, Disease

Chinese woman can’t hear male voices: Can’t we all fake this ‘rare disease’ in 2019?

(On a lighter note) Will you be actually missing out on anything?