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POLITICS

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Leadership, Governance, India Today, State of the States

What Modi government means when it says stronger states make a stronger nation

India Today's 15th State of the States survey introduces you to the leaders in governance, economy, agriculture, education, and more.

POLITICS

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Rich, Poor, India, Delhi

To fight air pollution, India first needs to take the mask off privileges

New fault lines of inequality will emerge, as the poor continue to choke, while the well-off don N95 masks.

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POLITICS

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India, Thrissur Pooram, ISIS, Kumbh mela

How seriously should India take ISIS warning to attack Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram?

After the rout in Mosul and Raqqa, the terror group is desperately sending out messages that it is still alive and kicking.

POLITICS

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Armed Forces, Aircraft, Tanks, Arjun

Armed forces should not be obliged to ensure success of Make In India

They are responsible for safeguarding the country and must be allowed to decide on the weaponry and equipment they need.

POLITICS

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Congress, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Sand Mafia, Sand Mining

Why ban on sand mining in Madhya Pradesh has been lifted six months on

Many feel the new policy would benefit the mining mafia that has been operating without impunity in the state.

POLITICS

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Alternative Views, Congress, BJP, Syed Ahmed Khan

Tipu Sultan is no hero. India needs to stop celebrating him

The Sultan opposed the British because they were an impediment in his endeavour to carry out jihad against 'kafirs' and establishing an Islamic state in India.

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Modi, Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi, Temple visits

Useless to target Rahul Gandhi over temple visits. Congress won't win Gujarat anyway

Voters are not naive, existential issues matter more than religious and spiritual invocations.

POLITICS

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Hindutva lab, BJP, Gujarat Assembly elections

Why a BJP defeat in Gujarat will blow up the Hindutva lab

A new regime would dismantle the edifice set up by the party with a heady mix of religious polarisation and development.