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Madhavan Narayanan is a senior journalist who has covered politics, diplomacy, business, technology and other subjects in a long career that has...

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Recent Blogs

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.

Nov 14, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
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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.

Nov 14, 2018, 15:01 PM IST
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Essence of the Yoga Sutras

If we look deeply within we can discern that the essence of our being is the light of consciousness, not the compulsions of the mind or the biology of the body. This is the light of Yoga.

Nov 12, 2018, 17:58 PM IST
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Why a giant Sardar Patel statue is a key piece in PM Modi's political calculation

Even if Modi appears small in front of the statue in carefully crafted photographs, he will be seen by Gujarati youth as an inheritor of values of the Grand Unifier.

Nov 13, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
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Bollywood's MeToo has kept eerily quiet about the truly big names

Some of our A-list actresses do not want to dig up dirt from their own pasts.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
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In CBI vs CBI, kettles are calling pots black

There are multiple instances where those accusing others are themselves not of clean hand.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
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This mess is an opportunity for Supreme Court to give CBI some muscle

The Supreme Court should treat the CBI mess as an opportunity to get a clean-up done in the long-term interest of fighting corruption and maladministration.

Oct 31, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
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Here is the truth about 'Saffron Terror', and it has nothing to do with religion

Saffron funded terrorism in Kashmir and played a major role in the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
480
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Will Congress blunder again by making Assembly elections a RaGa vs NaMo battle?

The Congress is making a mistake by not announcing official Chief Ministerial candidates in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Oct 30, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
1282
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War within CBI should not have been allowed to spill in public so soon

Internal processes should have been allowed to flow before high-level action was taken.

Oct 30, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
344
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In Sabarimala case review, Supreme Court must hear out Hindu scholars

The top court should keep in mind equally the right to private esoterica and gender equality in the public sphere.

Oct 24, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
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Bollywood's MeToo movement has been tragically derailed by opportunists, publicity-seekers

"I didn't know any better," or, "I was afraid I'd lose my job," are not quite the alibis that serve the MeToo movement well.

Oct 24, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
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MeToo has arrived in India, but yet to reach Bharat; may start reform, not revolution

Slowly but steadily, voices will spring up against misconduct even in the hinterland, inspired and egged on by women who have stood up to be counted.

Oct 16, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
334
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Hate against migrants not new in India, but there is more to it than meets the eye

These episodes have repeatedly happened across the country, but little attention is given to the reasons for migration.

Oct 11, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
576
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Navaratri: World's longest, most dramatic and direct worship of the Universal Mother

In no other major religion of the world is the Goddess so boldly and colourfully worshipped as the Mother of the Universe, as she is honoured in Hindu Dharma. 

Oct 10, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
732
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I witnessed one Bollywood superstar molest another, she then called him 'sweet'

I was confused. The powerful superstar violates the Diva's space, and she called him sweet?

Oct 09, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
2195
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Not just Rohingya, India must emerge as global thought leader on refugees

India should learn from Europe, and emerge as a moral force on the global refugee crisis.

Oct 09, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
371
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To reduce pending cases in courts, fines and fees are a good way to go

In a country where many court cases are fought only for prestige, there should be a cost to occupying the court's time.

Oct 08, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
348
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The use of images and Murti Puja in the Vedas

Everything we see is a manifestation of this Divine Vedic speech and reflects its secrets.

Oct 07, 2018, 12:36 PM IST
611
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Justice DY Chandrachud is Sehwag of Supreme Court, but does he need to be Dravid instead?

We have had a rock star RBI governor. Why not one at the Supreme Court as well?

Oct 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
275
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