Story Posted on 22-04-2019
Krishna Poonia, Congress candidate, Jaipur Rural, says Rajyavardhan Rathore failed sports fraternity, BJP uses gau raksha to cover its failures
The first Indian woman to win a gold in CWG track and field event says she is unfazed by Narendra Modi campaigning for Rathore.
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Priyanka Chaturvedi: 'Congress speaks of ideological change. But it uses Raj Thackeray. Doesn’t it show lack of leadership?'
Priyanka Chaturvedi left the Congress and joined the Shiv Sena last week. She spoke with Rohit E David on what she faced in the Congress, going from a national to a regional party and why she thinks this is Shiv Sena 2.0.
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Arif Mohammad Khan: 'After politics, people will see the importance of Triple Talak Law and thank Modi for it, Nehru too would be pleased with Modi'
Arif Mohammed Khan, former Union Minister in Rajiv Gandhi's govt, who famously resigned at the overturning of the Shah Bano judgment, spoke with Rohit E David about the triple talak law, Narendra Modi and 'secular' vs 'communal' parties.
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Bollywood's surprise gift: How Manoj Bajpayee paved the way for brilliant 'out of the box' acting in Hindi cinema
It is not that Bajpayee hasn't had failures. Yet, his ability to bounce back is commendable. His commitment to excellence and fuss-free attitude also stand out in an industry of bling.
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How low can they go? Elections 2019 is seeing our politicians only fall lower and lower in mudslinging and maligning
The extent to which Indian politicians stoop to name calling and launching verbal attacks that are personal in nature is revolting. If this is the new normal, this is something we need to worry about.
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As The Belt Tightens: China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is only generating resentment in Pakistan. Particularly among the volatile Baloch
Even as Imran Khan visits China, the Chinese are concerned about their workers in Pakistan. They face pressure from the people of Balochistan, enraged at the misuse of their resources and the abuse of their human rights.
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The impacts of human activities are far-reaching and devastating. However, there's a ray of hope. Collective action by all the stakeholders of society can prevent the worst before it is too late.
Sri Lanka’s Islamist nightmare: Why the investigation is being closely watched by India and Maldives
The ISIS aims to heighten religious tensions through mass casualty attacks on places of worship. Sri Lanka has so far not focused intensively on ISIS recruits and splinter groups. That will change.
No More Tears: Mayawati and Mulayam Singh bury their grudges. The national parties have much to worry about
Despite an extremely bitter and fractious past, Mayawati and Mulayam Singh's rapprochement holds nothing but dread for the Congress and BJP.
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