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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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India needs tweaks to cover all challenges to its national security

India's budget for security - defence and internal security - need a serious rethink to expand their scopes.

May 09, 2019, 17:37 PM IST
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Why the President of India must be drawn into CJI Ranjan Gogoi's sexual harassment case

Justice needs to be seen to be done. And the clean chit to the Chief Justice doesn't create such an image.

May 07, 2019, 15:20 PM IST
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Delhi statehood solution lies in open doors, not in closing them

Delhi residents deserve an accountable government. The time has come for a serious discussion on the issue.

May 03, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
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Those whining about politics over security forces should clean their own houses first

Political parties accusing the government of politicising security forces need to take stock off their own long history of doing the same.

May 01, 2019, 18:53 PM IST
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Baseless allegations threaten election process

A number of allegations have been made that threaten the integrity of the election process, and there seems to be an agenda.

Apr 29, 2019, 14:29 PM IST
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Selective outrage over Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on Hemant Karkare betray political colours

There is usually silence when IPS officers are killed or caught committing crimes. But this was not one of those times.

Apr 24, 2019, 19:25 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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