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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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Bangalore or Srinagar, journalists' murders stand for power and brutality, not democracy or civilisation

Bangalore or Srinagar, what has happened is a bloody quest for naked power.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
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Now that he has charmed RSS at Nagpur, Pranab Mukherjee should visit AMU to discuss Nehru and Jinnah

Here's an interesting take on ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's recent visit to the RSS HQ in Nagpur and the bitter controversies related to Nehru and Jinnah at the AMU.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:54 PM IST
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Is Bollywood softening towards Pakistan?

Sonam Kapoor at the Cannes Film Festival this week made it known that the climate of hostility is changing when she hugged Mahira on the red carpet as the saffron brigade fumed.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:54 PM IST
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Is Rajinikanth’s aura waning?

The fan clubs are going into hysterical cartwheels over their demi-god ’s new release. But do you know anyone who has really liked the garbled politics of Rajinikanth in his latest film Kaala?

Jun 29, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
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Bihar's jails are way too crowded, liquor arrests made it worse

14 of Bihar's jails hold more than 150 percent of their capacity.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:57 PM IST
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Priyanka Chopra and the Quantico fiasco: Why actors must look before they leap

Actors all across the world are owning up to the content that they accept to be part of.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:57 PM IST
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Why this Kaala-Kaveri Di? Tamil Nadu and Karnataka must talk to each other, not talk at each other

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are exemplary for the rest of India on many fronts. Surely, they can work this issue out.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:58 PM IST
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Shocking gap between security at airports and railway stations in India

"The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law and equal protection of laws within the territory of India.” – Article 14 of the Constitution of India.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
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Sterlite shutdown - Myopic decision

The Tamil Nadu Environment & Forests Department’s Government Order for the “permanent” closure of Sterlite Copper, the Vedanta Group’s copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi, is shortsighted and grievous. It doesn’t augur well for industrialization—not only in Tamil Nadu, which is a leading industrial state, but also in the entire country.

Jun 29, 2018, 20:01 PM IST
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Electronic voting is not perfect, but paper ballots can be worse. It is not wise to go back on EVMs

The EVMs or electronic voting machines are more secure and easier to measure ballots. But technology can scare people who cannot understand or control it.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
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It is so fragile! Karnataka politics shifts mode from 'Game of Thrones' to 'House of Cards'

Just a few days earlier, Rahul Gandhi had said the S in Janata Dal-S stood for "Sangh Parivar". Therefore, make no mistake: What we have here is a marriage of convenience.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
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Bank privatisation is only solution

Neither the PCA nor any other framework can cure the banking sector, for the problem is structural rather than functional: it is the government ownership that is at the heart of the rot. 

Jun 29, 2018, 20:01 PM IST
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Fawning over the Royal Wedding over, here are the real lessons for Bollywood

As a British White Royal Male and An America Actress Of Mixed Race  the  couple knows its  responsibilities as a celebrity team and intends  to work vigorously into being setting an example  for youngsters  of every  race and country.

Jun 29, 2018, 20:01 PM IST
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Karnataka Assembly Election Results are a double-edged sword, now watch out for pre-poll alliances for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The day may officially belong to the BJP, but there is enough silver lining for the Congress as well.

Jun 29, 2018, 20:02 PM IST
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Cannes Do No Wrong—Why Do We take Our Films To Cannes?

There we go again. It is that time of the year when our films and filmmakers head to the scenic  French town for a  bit of a sun and a lot of hype, and nothing else.

Jun 29, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
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Price controls: Remedy worse than malady

The wise, they say, learn from the mistakes of others, while fools learn from their own mistakes. Our political masters refuse to learn any sensible lesson.

Jun 29, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
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Not just Sonam Kapoor, many Bollywood stars won't marry from film industry

It always helps to have a healthy contact with the world outside the film industry.

Jun 29, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
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On his 200th birth anniversary, Karl Marx continues to haunt us

Marxism is at the end of a day a collectivist and totalitarian philosophy. And, at the heart of collectivism and totalitarianism lies darkness.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:34 PM IST
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War against corruption in India is endless, meaningless finger-pointing, we need to do better

Corruption in India is sophisticated. It doesn't happen Bollywood-style. We need a better method of dealing with allegations.

Jun 29, 2018, 20:06 PM IST
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In their blindness, there is no difference between Asaram bhakts and Leftists

It is easy to dismiss or ridicule Asaram's bhaktas as irrational people, but their behaviour is the same as those who continued to support the horrors of Russia and China.

Jun 29, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
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