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Was Deepika Padukone superstitious on secrecy over wedding with Ranveer Singh?

According to close friends of the couple, it was Deepika who wanted it to remain under wraps.

Subhash K Jha | Nov 14, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Politics over Chhath shows why national capital Delhi must avoid regionalism, remain a 'mini India'

Delhi is not a product of the linguistic reorganisation of the states that happened in 1956, but has a unique status.

Madhavan Narayanan | Nov 13, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

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Tanushree Dutta is not the first actor Nana Patekar has rubbed the wrong way

The silence over Nana Patekar's history of roughshodding co-stars is because of Bollywood's insistence on 'compromise'.

Oct 04, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
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Nationality - Indian, Religion - Lata Mangeshkar

Subhash K Jha outlines his religion and recalls the day he met Her.

Oct 01, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
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Overzealous Aadhaar implementation a lost national security opportunity

Both the present and previous governments had different priorities with Aadhaar. And both of them missed the opportunity to truly use it in the interest of national security.

Oct 01, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
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Not just a 'perception problem', Rafale deal could set a bad precedent

Should not the logic that was applied to 2G spectrum and coal applied to defence offsets as well?

Oct 04, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
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The Upanishads, India's enduring legacy of Self-knowing

Self-knowledge is the foundation of all knowledge. If we don't first know ourselves, how can we claim to truly know anything at all?

Sep 26, 2018, 17:11 PM IST
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Is Rahul Gandhi carrying out ISI agenda? Attack on Rafale deal, SPG indicate so

Has Rahul Gandhi been compromised? Joining the dots leads you to this inference. But we do not know.

Sep 26, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
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Narendra Modi has lots in common with Indira Gandhi in style, populism and opposition

Narendra Modi and Indira Gandhi are in contrasting contexts, yet there are striking similarities in their style and populism

Sep 17, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
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Making a sense of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) elections

For an outsider, the JNU election is all about ‘laal salaam, comrade, hum ladenge saathi’ and of course, Kanhaiya Kumar.

Sep 16, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
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Sri Ganesha as the Cosmic Guru

The primary icon of India's knowledge based civilization is Sri Ganesha, who represents the power of knowledge on all levels.

Sep 13, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
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Navjot Singh Sidhu should use his 'jhappi diplomacy' for these goals with Pakistan

Terror camps and drug trafficking may be too advanced for Sidhu, so here is a simpler wish list.

Sep 12, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
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As Akshay Kumar turns 51, a look at how he is a rogue turned into a reluctant hero

There is more to Akshay Kumar's success than meets the eye. He is a super-canny entrepreneur with a penchant for tapping the nation's hankering for heroes.

Sep 10, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
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Blame for fuel price shock definitely lies with NDA government. Here's why

When 'international developments' were favourable, the NDA government took credit for something it didn't do. Now that situation is unfavourable, it doesn't want to take the blame.

Sep 13, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
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Why food delivery boys in India can earn more than PhDs

It is a cultural thing with Indians, and it takes a while for culture to change.

Sep 10, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
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Krishna and the Mahabharata hold lessons on the challenges of today's India

Let us call upon the wisdom of Sri Krishna to overcome our human problems and manifest our deeper Divine potential.

Sep 02, 2018, 08:56 AM IST
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Demonetisation was a war on terror funding, that's why it is still criticised

Efforts had also been made to interfere with the intelligence agencies, which were exposing the fake currency racket.

Aug 29, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
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Rahul Gandhi and RSS should debate each other

The fact is that you cannot wish away the past, but it is equally true that young Indians need a modern India.

Aug 29, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
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Talk of South-North tax divide is mischief, focus on court pendencies instead

That the payment of taxes is without quid pro quo is a basic lesson in law schools.

Aug 27, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
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Navjot Sidhu should understand there can be no Sidhuisms in national security

The Pakistanis simply laid a bait, and Sidhu accepted it.

Aug 24, 2018, 19:50 PM IST
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Battle for Laxmibai: Will Kangana Ranaut succeed in becoming the Rani of Jhansi?

If she manages to play the Rani of Jhansi, she would have succeeded where others like Vyjanthimala, Hema Malini, Raakhee Gulzar and Sushmita Sen could only dream of.

Aug 24, 2018, 19:36 PM IST
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Does Imran Khan have the gall to take India policy out of Army-ISI hands?

Successive Pakistani prime ministers have failed or have been too afraid to take on the military-ISI establishment.

Aug 21, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
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