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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.

Madhavan Narayanan | Jun 04, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

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.

Subhash K Jha | May 31, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

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Bollywood celebrates the failure of successful people

This time it is Karan Johar who is taking flak for Kalank.

Apr 23, 2019, 14:42 PM IST
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AAP & Congress showed no maturity in Delhi, will blame each other for BJP's gains

The triangular contest for Delhi's 7 seats is now clearly in BJP's favour.

Apr 23, 2019, 13:57 PM IST
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Chief Justice deserves justice, but should not give it to himself

CJI Ranjan Gogoi has set a good precedent, but he perhaps could have done better.

Apr 23, 2019, 13:02 PM IST
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Why India's politics is less like cricket and more like kabaddi

What an election! Politicians are grappling each other with words, and the Supreme Court is taunting the Election Commission.

Apr 23, 2019, 13:04 PM IST
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Many undesirable, dangerous trends in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Some of the things that are happening could undermine the election process, others are just agenda-driven.

Apr 17, 2019, 12:57 PM IST
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Dear Sanjay Dutt, you just demonstrated why MeToo is doomed in Bollywood

The alleged victim is being outshouted by those who are trying to curry favour.

Apr 17, 2019, 15:30 PM IST
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Why Modi and BJP?

It is clear that the opposition parties have formed an opportunistic alliance with an admixture of political parties that are often politically opposed to each other with conflicting ideologies.

Apr 11, 2019, 17:22 PM IST
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After 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the kingmakers are likely to be from the south

If the NDA comes short of the halfway mark, it may have to place all bets south of the Vindhyas.

Apr 11, 2019, 15:18 PM IST
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It is time for India to make voting compulsory

Voters' indifference to casting vote is a profligacy nation can no more afford.

Apr 09, 2019, 14:20 PM IST
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Rahul Gandhi's mistake? Choice of Wayanad could hurt Congress in the North

Rahul Gandhi may win a pawn in Kerala, but lose a rook and a bishop in Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh.

Apr 17, 2019, 13:04 PM IST
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OMG! Gmail Turns 15 - my tryst with what’s the default setting for many

Over the years, the mail client has become by default login for various other apps and products and, I have inadvertently contributed to letting Google in on all aspects of my life.

Apr 03, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
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The myth of Hindu majoritarianism

The charge of Hindu majoritarianism is just another ploy to keep Hindus from being political.

Apr 02, 2019, 16:41 PM IST
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The disturbing immoral politics of India's new-age cinema

More and more films are saying the ends justify the means.

Apr 03, 2019, 13:34 PM IST
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With Joshi-Advani's unceremonious exit, BJP misses steps in sanskari politics

For a party that believes in traditional Hindu culture, giving the elders a boot sees to go against the sanskari tag.

Mar 26, 2019, 17:45 PM IST
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With JKLF ban, government must not make the mistakes of the past

An earlier attempt to ban SIMI was allowed to fail.

Mar 25, 2019, 15:43 PM IST
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2019 Lok Sabha election is Narendra Modi versus the Dynasty and its shadowy alliances

India/Bharat is not a Nehruvian feudal state or a confused alliance of local warlords but a great dharmic civilization struggling to fully emerge and guide the world.

Mar 22, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
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Taimur Ali Khan vs Sara Ali Khan: Who is the bigger paparazzi favourite?

The two of Saif Ali Khan's kids love the camera.

Jul 04, 2019, 12:16 PM IST
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Pre-poll defections: India's politics is looking more and more like its IT sector

Naive idealism of the Independence movement and the Emergency era are now a thing of the past.

Mar 19, 2019, 20:29 PM IST
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Your true self, Vedanta and modern psychology

Modern psychology suffers from gaps, which the teachings of Vedanta address at a fundamental level.

Mar 18, 2019, 17:00 PM IST
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Indian politicians need to learn unity on questions of national security

We need to learn a lesson from Pakistani politicians on speaking in one voice during difficult times.

Mar 15, 2019, 18:10 PM IST
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