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POLITICS

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Afzal Guru, 16th anniversary, Winter Session of Parliament, Parliament attack

Parliament not being in session on 2001 attack anniversary is the worst tribute for those who died defending it

Faux-nationalism brigade, including PM Modi, would want us to forget why the country’s highest legislative body matters at all.

POLITICS

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Waterways, Twitter, Modi, Seaplane

PM Modi's seaplane ride and the questions we never asked

Why do '125 crore Indians' have to wait endlessly for a service that he could be organised at the drop of a hat?

ART & CULTURE

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Virat Kohli, Italy, Anushka Sharma, Virat-Anushka wedding

How Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma turned into Virushka sensation

It’s an unsaid norm in our country - if you are a celebrity, you are 'owned' by the countrymen.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi, Gujarat Polls

Gujarat Assembly elections: 9 things I learnt from the campaign battlefield

If Congress hopes to defeat BJP, they will have to fight every election as if their life depends on it. That’s the only way Modi and Shah know how to fight elections.

ART & CULTURE

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Gulzar, Amish Tripathi, JLF2016

When Gulzar cleared his throat and JLF went ecstatic

Highs and lows of Jaipur Literature Festival day four.

POLITICS

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Middle East, 1916: A Global History, Keith Jeffery, ISIS

Sunni-Shia conflict and rise of ISIS have roots in the First World War

Keith Jeffrey's new book cogently shows how 1916 was the beginning of the end of Western dominance.

LIFE

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POLITICS

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Islam, Pakistan, ISIS, Islamophobia

Inviting ISIS home: India should stay away from European Islamophobia

The problem of Islam in the Middle East is peculiar to the region.

POLITICS

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Mayawati, Narendra Modi, UP elections, Bihar polls

Modi might have lost UP elections already

In Bihar, the BJP was at least in the race to the throne, but Uttar Pradesh may not be so merciful.