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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.

RVS Mani | May 20, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

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.

Madhavan Narayanan | May 20, 2019, 15:39 PM IST

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Bollywood keeps quiet on wrongdoing by its own, this time it's Daler Mehndi

For Bollywood, mum's the word, dad's the bottom line and betas can't do any wrong.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
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Message from UP bye-elections: It is time to think of 'governance vote banks'

Adityanath lost because he was not fully positioned either on community politics or governance politics.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:44 PM IST
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Mandatory CSR is morally reprehensible, logically repugnant, and economically wasteful

Compulsory CSR also flies in the face of Make in India programme.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:40 PM IST
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The rise and fall of Nawazuddin Siddiqui

It didn't take long for the chinks to show in the armour.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:42 PM IST
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Your office chair may be killing your back slowly. Here is how you can fight back

A few simple stretches can go a long way in avoiding complications.

 

Jun 29, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
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Irrfan Khan has fallen ill at his peak, let us give him the privacy he needs

Irrfan's rise has been meteoric, and it will continue after he deals with his illness.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:43 PM IST
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Centrist, populist, charismatic: Can Kamal Haasan become Tamil Nadu's Macron?

Periods of turmoil typically favour the rise of charismatic leaders, and both Kamal and Rajni seem to fit that bill.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
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Oscars 2018 were predictable and boring, and overlooked true winners

Would Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri been a better choice than The Shape Of Water?

Mar 08, 2018, 16:01 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Not just Sridevi, many of Bollywood's screen queens have died too early

Before Sridevi, it was Meena Kumari, Nutan, Madhubala and Geeta Bali who left us too soon.

Feb 27, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
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The Sultry Sanskari: Sridevi’s iconic screen persona merged the heroine and the vamp

A premature death at 54 is not one would have wished for her, but one look at her filmography in Hindi and four southern languages show that she had packed more into her life and career in those years than many of us would perhaps wish in lifetimes.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:46 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Fabulous cook, accomplished painter Sridevi no more — Lesser known facts about the screen icon

The writer has picked top 10 lesser known facts about the late actress.

Feb 27, 2018, 07:21 AM IST
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Let us give Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi companies to their employees, make them cooperatives

Let’s learn from Amul. It is a romantic idea for a corporate rescue but one that may deserve attention.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:43 PM IST
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AAP govt has many flaws, but it has dramatically improved Delhi’s landscape in politics and governance

Kejriwal-bashing is a fashionable pastime in the upper reaches of the middle class in India, and certainly in its capital.

Feb 14, 2018, 20:11 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Valentine’s Day Special—10 Most Romantic Hindi Films Of All Times

The writer has picked top 10 Bollywood romantic films of all times.

Feb 14, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
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Vantage Point: Stop gig-gling! It is time India took a serious look at Pakodanomics

Those who derided Modi's terming of pakoda-selling as employment are stuck in a mindset where employment means 9 to 5.

Feb 08, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
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LTCG to be taxed at 10%: What choice do investors have now?

Is investment in stock markets still a better idea over investment in real estate and gold?

Feb 06, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood - Swara Bhaskar, Padmaavat, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and jauhar: Old rage, new bottle, misplaced

It's a film set in the 14th century. Questioning johar in its story is like asking why Deepika and Ranveer were not wearing jeans and jackets.

Feb 03, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
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Opinion: Budget 2018 was more than just about elections, it may lead to long-term growth

We may be looking at the Budget from the wrong angle.

Feb 03, 2018, 11:52 AM IST
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Paying premium to insurance companies is not universal health care

The budget placed by the Finance Minister has only shown that the government has practically run out of ideas.

Feb 02, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
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Union Budget invested in Railways without giving in to populism

Amidst all the “last budget” euphoria and the high expectations from the general public of it, the budget outlay details for the Indian Railway went relatively unnoticed. And possibly this was the prime reason for merging the Railways budget with the Union budget. Significant reforms are needed in Indian Railways whilst keeping populism at bay.

Feb 02, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
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