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Should BCCI cancel IPL 2021, it's time to rethink!

The first game of the 14th edition of IPL is less than a week away – on April 9 (Friday) – with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore but the global pandemic is hitting back with a vengeance.  

Devadyuti Das | Apr 04, 2021, 12:28 PM IST

When PM Modi’s announcement of lockdown sent shivers down the spine - A look back

The frequent announcement of night curfews and lockdowns in some states, the closure of schools and colleges, shopping malls, cinema halls and public spots one by one further indicates that a third wave of the coronavirus has begun into the country. Though several vaccines, including the two developed at home, have given a new hope that this major health emergency will end soon, a holistic approach towards tackling the COVID-19 crisis is needed.  

Ritesh K Srivastava | Mar 24, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

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Should BCCI cancel IPL 2021, it's time to rethink!

The first game of the 14th edition of IPL is less than a week away – on April 9 (Friday) – with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore but the global pandemic is hitting back with a vengeance.  

Apr 04, 2021, 12:28 PM IST
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When PM Modi’s announcement of lockdown sent shivers down the spine - A look back

The frequent announcement of night curfews and lockdowns in some states, the closure of schools and colleges, shopping malls, cinema halls and public spots one by one further indicates that a third wave of the coronavirus has begun into the country. Though several vaccines, including the two developed at home, have given a new hope that this major health emergency will end soon, a holistic approach towards tackling the COVID-19 crisis is needed.  

Mar 24, 2021, 13:07 PM IST
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Getting off the hamster wheel: Lockdown an opportunity to break out of mundane life

I remember talking to a friend on an abnormal Monday, nowhere to go, nothing to do, just two friends treating the first day of the week as it was the last. “All the things we took for granted,” he said. These words kept ringing in my ears as a reminder of life. 

Mar 24, 2021, 07:39 AM IST
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Question marks over the Tis Hazari violence between lawyers and Delhi Police

Some things in the narrative do not add up. Are there other forces at play in the drama between lawyers and Delhi Police?

Nov 07, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
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Liton Das’s Act, protection or statement?

Nov 04, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
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Article 370 nullification was India finding its Arjuna spirit over Jammu and Kashmir

India has been in a state of dejection and self-denial over Kashmir since Independence.

Aug 19, 2019, 17:06 PM IST
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Ghoda and ghas: Why Akhilesh-Mayawati may not be able to save the SP-BSP alliance

The old logic of caste equations may not hold, and Mayawati may be trying to test that theory.

Jun 04, 2019, 19:10 PM IST
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The mystery of Mallika Sherawat at Cannes, and is it a 'gown festival'?

No Indian films at Cannes this year, but our stars were there for sure.

May 31, 2019, 18:33 PM IST
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We must not ignore the Hindu connection in the 2019 Lok Sabha election

India is not just rising in power, but also in terms of self-confidence in its Dharmic civilisation.

May 31, 2019, 16:59 PM IST
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2019 election mandate has decided the nation's course for next 50 years

This Opposition does not appear talented enough to evolve. India needs a sparkling, bright, brand new Opposition.

May 29, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
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Not just a Modi wave, it was a leadership wave that dominated Lok Sabha elections 2019 results

All the leaders who won shared one characteristic in common with Modi.

May 28, 2019, 18:21 PM IST
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Judge me not: A need for safe spaces for victimized women and girls

“She asked for it”.

May 27, 2019, 17:48 PM IST
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Should Bollywood actors just keep quiet when it comes to politics?

Most of our film personalities are atrociously ignorant on political matters.

May 24, 2019, 18:21 PM IST
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It was false controversy over INS Virat. Here are real questions we should be asking

There should be controversy over the capabilities of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard instead.

May 20, 2019, 16:46 PM IST
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Narendra Modi faces new threat: Not opponents, but the alt-Hindu extremists

All this praise for Godse represents a force within his own ranks that threatens everything he wants to do.

May 20, 2019, 15:39 PM IST
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More actors are now in politics, but can they succeed?

In the North, actors have largely failed to deliver as politicians. In the South, the era of iconic actor-politicians is over.

May 17, 2019, 15:09 PM IST
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Links between MeToo and Rafale may be why Chief Justice of India was targeted

Similar methods have been used against our Ministers of State for External Affairs before.

May 16, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
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Paisa, paisa, paisa: Whoever wins the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the economy will be their biggest challenge

The Indian economy is in a strange shape. Irrespective of the policy priorities of the next government, the economy will be the source of the biggest challenges.

May 15, 2019, 15:01 PM IST
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Irrfan Khan's right to privacy must be respected

Sometimes mediapersons do not respect the basic boundaries of the privacy of actors.

May 13, 2019, 15:08 PM IST
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Story of human rights in India: Officers protecting their buddies

Changes are the need of the hour when it comes to the protection of human rights in India.

May 13, 2019, 14:33 PM IST
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