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Story Posted on 10-08-2019

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Congress, Bharat Ratna

Breaking Bad: Why the rumoured divorce between the Gandhis and Pranab Mukherjee is now finally done

The relationship had been fraying over the years. But with the Gandhis skipping Pranab Mukherjee's Bharat Ratna ceremony, the break is now final and out in the open.

LIFE

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Bakr eid, Food, Eid dishes, Eid 2019

Eid ul zuha: This ‘salty Eid’ is all about food and more

Eid ul zuha or Bakr Eid is a day marked with slow-cooked savoury meat dishes and fluffy naan, rotis.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
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The Pathos of Pakistan: With Article 370 gone, Pakistan loses its 'jugular vein' and its face

Pakistan is cornered after India revoked Article 370. But it is still a time of great caution for India. We must watch the neighbour's moves, his begging bowl in one hand, dagger in the other.

ART & CULTURE

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Two decades on, The Sixth Sense still has the greatest 'twist'

The beauty of the movie's twist ending is not that it worked for the first time — it is about how it continues to still hold up even after 20 years.

POLITICS

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BJP’s new roadmap for Kashmir may derail due to economic slowdown

The bold move to unshackle J&K from the prison Article 370 confined it to has given the Modi government political goodwill across the country. Let the economy not deflate it.

POLITICS

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Rest in Pieces: Why I mourn the death of Jammu & Kashmir’s Article 370 special status

Many Kashmiris believe the state's special laws were drafted by a Hindu Maharaja and a Kashmiri Pandit lobby to keep outsiders out. They see this revocation as them being punished now.