Damayanti Datta

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It Could Happen to You

The writer is Executive Editor, India Today.

POLITICS

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Judges bribery case: Has Supreme Court damaged its reputation?

The clash between CJI Dipak Misra and justice J Chelameswar has created a crisis of institutional credibility for the apex court.

Damayanti Datta
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POLITICS

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Is Yogi Adityanath serious about restoring Taj Mahal’s glory?

A whole lot of questions remain unanswered even as the Uttar Pradesh CM wielded the broom outside the monument.

Damayanti Datta
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POLITICS

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What former President and politician par excellence Pranab Mukherjee can teach us

Anecdotes from the third volume of his memoirs – The Coalition Years: 1996-2012 – is the cover story of India Today magazine’s latest issue.

Damayanti Datta
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POLITICS

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Talwars acquitted: Questions about Aarushi murder that remain unanswered

Where is Krishna Thadarai? For justice to prevail fully for the double murder, that question is crucial.

Damayanti Datta
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VOICES

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POLITICS

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What would Gandhi and Shastri have done had they been alive?

May be, they would have started yet another Satyagraha for 'truth' in a post-modern world.

Damayanti Datta
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LIFE

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Why we need to take heart risk more seriously

Even if you are a couch potato, your heart doesn’t have to go downhill.

Damayanti Datta
@DattaDamayanti

VARIETY

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Acharya Balkrishna is India's 8th richest: What it tells us about Patanjali's dream run in FMCG

Ayurveda is a tough science and was created at a time when modern packaging wasn’t around.

Damayanti Datta
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VARIETY

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What we know about Honeypreet from her vanishing act

Gurmeet Ram Rahim's consort is coming across as a hard-boiled composite of canny intelligence and stony glamour, with a talent for getting what she wants.

Damayanti Datta
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ART & CULTURE

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Who does goddess Durga actually belong to?

As her history shows, anybody who wants to worship and in any which way.

Damayanti Datta
@DattaDamayanti