Ajay Mankotia
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The writer is an author, former revenue official, former NDTV executive and a music aficionado.

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VARIETY

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UK says OK to India's Covishield after outrage, but...

While outrage from Indians across the world has compelled the UK to recognise Covishield as a vaccine, it still needs to clarify what it calls a certification issue.

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VARIETY

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India calls out UK's double standard, discriminatory new travel policy

India has come down heavy on the UK over its discriminatory new travel policy that requires even fully vaccinated Indians to undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine.

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VOICES

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Goodbye, Anam and Rushaan

What is it that drives a 26-year-old, a 20-year-old, successful, intelligent, beautiful, popular woman to death, there is no single answer.

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POLITICS

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How CM Channi will disrupt Punjab politics

Channi as Punjab CM is a gamble for the Congress, with an eye on caste. Will they pull it off in 2022?

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POLITICS

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Charanjit Singh Channi, Kharar tent boy to Punjab CM

Charanjit Singh Channi's elevation to the CM's chair is expected to cause an upheaval in Punjab politics.

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VARIETY

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At SCO Summit 2021, a message from Modi on Afghanistan

To help battle radicalisation and extremism in Afghanistan, a well-connected Central Asia is necessary.

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POLITICS

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On TIME 100 list, 'deeply pious figure' and Taliban leader Mullah Baradar

Mullah Baradar's influence in Afghanistan (before and) after the US's exit has found him a place among TIME's 100 Most Influential People 2021.

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POLITICS

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Mayawati makes first rally appearance in 5 years, but not at a dalit rally

Brahmin MLAs from Mayawati-led Samajwadi Party have been asked to organise these Prabuddh Sammelans, or intellectual meetings, across Uttar Pradesh.

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VARIETY

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DailyOh! PM Modi launches e-RUPI, and India's Chak De moment at Tokyo

e-RUPI is a person-specific and purpose-specific payment system that will ensure that the benefits reach its intended beneficiaries in a targeted and leak-proof manner.

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LIFE

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Daily Recco, August 2: The ultimate comfort of Panta Bhaat

Fermented rice along with a spicy and tangy side dish is the quintessential comfort food across the subcontinent. The variations might be many, but the emotion remains the same.