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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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Dear Karan Johar, not everyone is comfortable discussing their sex lives

Talking about sex is not everyone's cup of coffee. They grin and bear with it only because of who Karan Johar is.

Dec 24, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
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JPC on Rafale deal is latest avatar of agenda to subvert national interest

The push to have the price in the public domain smacks of vested interest that does not bother about what is good for India.

Dec 24, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
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Kamal Nath's migrant comment could be a foot in the Congress mouth

Ironical perhaps is the fact that Kamal Nath himself cannot exactly claim to be a local boy.

Dec 19, 2018, 12:48 PM IST
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Sajjan Kumar's conviction and why 1984 riots can't be compared to 2002

There are significant differences in the context of the two incidents of violence.

Dec 18, 2018, 12:11 PM IST
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Zero showcases a new Shah Rukh Khan, one who has nothing left to prove

Why must daring only be the domain of Aamir Khan? I think somewhere Shah Rukh has taken up the challenge of dropping the alleged vanity of a star to the ground.

Dec 14, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
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63% of Indians still support demonetisation, but that number has fallen

Support remains strong for both demonetisation and PM Modi. But there are some points that he may need to pay attention to.

Dec 13, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
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BJP's potential crisis: Chouhan's MP model better than Modi's Gujarat hype?

Promises are viewed through the prism of on-ground performance and smart oratory might seem like empty words when the future becomes the present.

Dec 12, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
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Kartarpur symbolism has given Delhi a shot at India-China-US consensus on Kashmir

India has always resisted external mediation on the Kashmir dispute but a common cause against extremism in the region should give it leverage.

Dec 06, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
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Is Bollywood softening its anti-Pakistan stance?

Clearly the rabble-rousing jingoism of recent times has been replaced by a more tolerant and empathetic attitude towards Pakistan.

Nov 30, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
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'Jhappi master' Navjot Singh Sidhu is an embarrassment, not a messenger of peace

If Sidhu doesn't apologise, it is anyone's guess where his loyalties lie.

Nov 30, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
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Personal attacks by politicians are an insult to Indian voters

Crass political speeches are self-inflicted wounds on the republic that promises freedom, justice and other such noble virtues of public order.

Nov 27, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
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My mandate from the Shankaracharya of Kanchi

I have been given a mandate to counter the falsehood and myth being propagated against Sanatana Dharma in a peaceful, brave and inclusive manner.

Nov 23, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
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Beyond air pollution, is there more to stubble burning than meets the eye?

Those looking to destabilise India keep coming up with new ways to derail the country.

Nov 22, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
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Why Garima Arora as a Michelin star chef symbolises the rise of a new India

India still has a 'Colonialism Paradox' that it needs to get rid of.

Nov 21, 2018, 14:00 PM IST
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Was Deepika Padukone superstitious on secrecy over wedding with Ranveer Singh?

According to close friends of the couple, it was Deepika who wanted it to remain under wraps.

Nov 14, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
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Politics over Chhath shows why national capital Delhi must avoid regionalism, remain a 'mini India'

Delhi is not a product of the linguistic reorganisation of the states that happened in 1956, but has a unique status.

Nov 14, 2018, 15:01 PM IST
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Essence of the Yoga Sutras

If we look deeply within we can discern that the essence of our being is the light of consciousness, not the compulsions of the mind or the biology of the body. This is the light of Yoga.

Nov 12, 2018, 17:58 PM IST
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Why a giant Sardar Patel statue is a key piece in PM Modi's political calculation

Even if Modi appears small in front of the statue in carefully crafted photographs, he will be seen by Gujarati youth as an inheritor of values of the Grand Unifier.

Nov 13, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
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Bollywood's MeToo has kept eerily quiet about the truly big names

Some of our A-list actresses do not want to dig up dirt from their own pasts.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
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In CBI vs CBI, kettles are calling pots black

There are multiple instances where those accusing others are themselves not of clean hand.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
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