Yashee

OPEN TO OPINION

Senior sub editor

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US President could be India’s R Day guest: Will our welcome trump the Britons’?

Donald Trump’s visit to Britain has so far been a ballooning up of embarrassments.

POLITICS

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Behind changes to Bihar’s liquor law, a stirred and shaken Nitish Kumar

Is the decision to dilute the draconian law just course correction, or does it have political implications?

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Mumbai drowning: The buck stops with Shiv Sena. Why is it not in hot water yet?

The party has ruled the BMC for decades, and Mumbai’s infrastructure has grown steadily worse.

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POLITICS

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BJP spells out sales pitch: Our Harvard gowns come with the saffron goons

Jayant Sinha, Giriraj Singh episodes is basically the party telling us it stands, whole and soul, for Hindutva, and will not be shamed for it.

VARIETY

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Make a bet. Legalise sports betting. It is long overdue

The government should heed the very sensible Law Commission report.

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Your protest versus mine: Those asking why no Kathua-like outrage over Mandsaur rape are wilfully missing the point

Kathua had the powerful openly backing the accused. In Mandsaur, the police has done its job, and the locals have disowned the accused.

VARIETY

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No, Bollywood, the audience does not ‘want’ mediocre songs

Race 3’s Selfish is Bollywood’s latest effort to sell a very poor product in very pretty packaging.

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Amit Shah saying Congress censoring Vande Mataram caused Partition is trivialising the tragedy

It is difficult to decide what is more dangerous — that Shah is actually so unaware of history, or is happy to politicise our greatest trauma.