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Why Garima Arora as a Michelin star chef symbolises the rise of a new India

India still has a 'Colonialism Paradox' that it needs to get rid of.

Madhavan Narayanan | Nov 21, 2018, 13:45 PM IST

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

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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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Kerala floods are man-made, they happened because we ignored the experts

Sadly, the past 25 years have seen India make heroes out of those who talk big on growth while dismissing environmentalists as 'anti-development'.

Aug 21, 2018, 19:07 PM IST
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Why India's ancient Rigveda remains one of humanity's most important books

As perhaps humanity's oldest book, the Rigveda remains one of its most mysterious.

Aug 20, 2018, 18:46 PM IST
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee loved Bollywood. Who would play him in biopic?

He was a poet and statesman, so you would not expect what Vajpayee's favourite Bollywood film was.

Aug 19, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
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The clue to demonetisation lies in a suicide in Pakistan

Demonetisation was a pre-emptive strike on Pakistan's response to the surgical strikes.

Aug 14, 2018, 23:02 PM IST
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Imran Khan is predictably unpredictable, India should watch out for his strange swings

Imran Khan's first wicket was Nawaz Sharif. And we do not know if his next wicket will be the Pakistan Army/ISI or India.

Aug 14, 2018, 16:24 PM IST
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Will Vishwaroopam 2 be Kamal Haasan's last film? Maybe not

Perhaps some people around Kamal saab feel this perception will help Vishwaroopam 2 sell better.

Aug 11, 2018, 14:06 PM IST
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BJP-ruled states are worse than the others because they are frivolous

On the whole BJP-ruled states are not doing very well because of theatrics and outright populism.

Aug 10, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
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Nikah Halala has security implications that are often ignored

Nikah Halala has ended up a tool in the hands of a hostile country. It also needs to be seen in that light.

Aug 10, 2018, 09:26 AM IST
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Karunanidhi shaped national politics, he was the true kingmaker behind 6 Indian Prime Ministers

Karunanidhi is also probably the only leader who has allied with the Congress, BJP, Third Front and the Left.

Aug 09, 2018, 08:48 AM IST
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Why the practice of Yoga should begin with Ayurveda

Using Ayurveda along with Yoga helps us gain complete harmony and balance in body and mind so that we can discover our true Self that is one with all. 

Aug 07, 2018, 07:36 AM IST
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Mindless meddling: The anti-business disease of Maharashtra's order on food in multiplexes

Mumbai is struggling in the rain. But the government seems more interested in mindlessly populist meddling with non-essential movie-watching.

Aug 04, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
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Rafale deal secrecy important for national security, petty politics must be avoided

Price of defence equipment is keep secret because it would be easy for our adversaries to figure out strategic specifications based on price.

Aug 03, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
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Bollywood's patriotic formula is stale and boring, it is time to reinvent it

Everything in desh bhakti genre since then is honourable but bland. We've seen the sportive spirit wrapped in the Indian flag over and over again.

Aug 03, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
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National Register of Citizens must move ahead, opposition to it is for parochial gains

The opposition to the NRC is opportunistic and is coming from politicians who have repeatedly raised the illegal immigrant issue.

Aug 01, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
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Damn India's cities, running them is not glamourous enough for our politicians

Our political masters are interested only in things that are exciting, and not doing things right.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
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As debate rages over Assam, it may make sense to link NRC with Aadhaar

Creating undesirable social tensions or starting controversial deportations of poor people does not suit an aspiring power like India.

Jul 31, 2018, 18:52 PM IST
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BJP is playing a dangerous game over lynchings, and it could backfire badly

While it may be able to get away by pummelling a weak Congress in television debates or elections, the flip side is that the image of India as a place where the rule of law and constitutional order is supreme is bound to take a beating.

Jul 27, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
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Aishwarya-Abhishek Bachchan marriage is rock solid, malicious rumours are from so-called 'friends'

It is very clear that these stories are planted by the gossipy brigade in Bollywood.

Jul 26, 2018, 21:36 PM IST
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There was a surgical strike before. It was on Mumbai on 26/11

There have been other surgical strikes before, and the Modi government's strikes in PoK are not the most prominent surgical strikes to have been carried out.

Jul 27, 2018, 23:11 PM IST
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