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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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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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In Bollywood, nepotism is hitting nauseating levels

Not just the khandanis, even the non-khandanis are now doing it.

Mar 15, 2019, 18:15 PM IST
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Each seat matters, but Congress, AAP have gifted advantage to BJP in Delhi in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

An alliance between Congress and AAP has fallen prey to egos on both sides, giving the BJP a big edge.

Mar 15, 2019, 18:16 PM IST
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Ayodhya dispute now depends on more than just law, it needs wisdom from the judges

The wisdom of the Supreme Court judges likely lies in understanding the shades of grey that lie between shades of saffron and green.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:01 PM IST
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No more on-screen intimacy for Deepika, Ranveer? That's not new in Bollywood

Many other stars have agreed to avoid kissing on screen after getting married.

Mar 05, 2019, 16:12 PM IST
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What is with these peaceniks? Why do they want to talk peace with Pakistan?

Is there a conspiracy behind the peace campaign?

Mar 01, 2019, 20:03 PM IST
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Why India's new assertive Kashmir policy is essential

No more tolerance for terror. No more protection for separatists. Full integration of Kashmir into India.

Mar 15, 2019, 18:16 PM IST
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Balakot airstrike was the 2nd time PM Modi kept his promise

PM Modi had promised not to let India down in the face of grave provocation from across the border.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:50 PM IST
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National War Memorial a project too long overdue

There have been many hurdles, but it is great news that it is finally done.

Feb 26, 2019, 20:03 PM IST
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Balakot airstrike is India's googly response to Imran Khan's in-swinger

Surgical Strike 2.0 is a military action wrapped in a diplomatic grip.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:58 PM IST
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How Pakistan's terrorism factories use Indian concepts in their war against India

Some of the methods that Pakistan's terrorism export industry uses were evolved in India.

Feb 19, 2019, 19:19 PM IST
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Lonely after Pulwama: India's diplomatic challenge as Saudi Arabia and China embrace Pakistan

Strange as it might sound, the elephant in the Indian room is now a Chinese dragon.

Feb 19, 2019, 19:19 PM IST
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Pulwama attack raises questions on Jammu and Kashmir Police

The Jammu and Kashmir Police is not known for its prompt action to prevent attacks like the one in Pulwama's Awantipora.

Feb 15, 2019, 15:20 PM IST
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Narendra Modi emerges from Rafale in better shape than Rajiv Gandhi from Bofors

The Rafale deal is not close to as murky as the Bofors scam. But, questions remain.

Feb 15, 2019, 14:48 PM IST
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Bad Hindu, Good Hindu: The creation of a new politics of Hinduism vs Hindutva

Leaders who used to hide or apologise for their Hindu identity are now preaching about what Hinduism is after a few temple visits.

Feb 19, 2019, 19:19 PM IST
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