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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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This mess is an opportunity for Supreme Court to give CBI some muscle

The Supreme Court should treat the CBI mess as an opportunity to get a clean-up done in the long-term interest of fighting corruption and maladministration.

Oct 31, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
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Here is the truth about 'Saffron Terror', and it has nothing to do with religion

Saffron funded terrorism in Kashmir and played a major role in the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
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Will Congress blunder again by making Assembly elections a RaGa vs NaMo battle?

The Congress is making a mistake by not announcing official Chief Ministerial candidates in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Oct 30, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
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War within CBI should not have been allowed to spill in public so soon

Internal processes should have been allowed to flow before high-level action was taken.

Oct 30, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
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In Sabarimala case review, Supreme Court must hear out Hindu scholars

The top court should keep in mind equally the right to private esoterica and gender equality in the public sphere.

Oct 24, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
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Bollywood's MeToo movement has been tragically derailed by opportunists, publicity-seekers

"I didn't know any better," or, "I was afraid I'd lose my job," are not quite the alibis that serve the MeToo movement well.

Oct 24, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
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MeToo has arrived in India, but yet to reach Bharat; may start reform, not revolution

Slowly but steadily, voices will spring up against misconduct even in the hinterland, inspired and egged on by women who have stood up to be counted.

Oct 16, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
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Hate against migrants not new in India, but there is more to it than meets the eye

These episodes have repeatedly happened across the country, but little attention is given to the reasons for migration.

Oct 11, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
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Navaratri: World's longest, most dramatic and direct worship of the Universal Mother

In no other major religion of the world is the Goddess so boldly and colourfully worshipped as the Mother of the Universe, as she is honoured in Hindu Dharma. 

Oct 10, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
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I witnessed one Bollywood superstar molest another, she then called him 'sweet'

I was confused. The powerful superstar violates the Diva's space, and she called him sweet?

Oct 09, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
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Not just Rohingya, India must emerge as global thought leader on refugees

India should learn from Europe, and emerge as a moral force on the global refugee crisis.

Oct 09, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
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To reduce pending cases in courts, fines and fees are a good way to go

In a country where many court cases are fought only for prestige, there should be a cost to occupying the court's time.

Oct 08, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
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The use of images and Murti Puja in the Vedas

Everything we see is a manifestation of this Divine Vedic speech and reflects its secrets.

Oct 07, 2018, 12:36 PM IST
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Justice DY Chandrachud is Sehwag of Supreme Court, but does he need to be Dravid instead?

We have had a rock star RBI governor. Why not one at the Supreme Court as well?

Oct 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
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Tanushree Dutta is not the first actor Nana Patekar has rubbed the wrong way

The silence over Nana Patekar's history of roughshodding co-stars is because of Bollywood's insistence on 'compromise'.

Oct 04, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
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Nationality - Indian, Religion - Lata Mangeshkar

Subhash K Jha outlines his religion and recalls the day he met Her.

Oct 01, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
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Overzealous Aadhaar implementation a lost national security opportunity

Both the present and previous governments had different priorities with Aadhaar. And both of them missed the opportunity to truly use it in the interest of national security.

Oct 01, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
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Not just a 'perception problem', Rafale deal could set a bad precedent

Should not the logic that was applied to 2G spectrum and coal applied to defence offsets as well?

Oct 04, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
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The Upanishads, India's enduring legacy of Self-knowing

Self-knowledge is the foundation of all knowledge. If we don't first know ourselves, how can we claim to truly know anything at all?

Sep 26, 2018, 17:11 PM IST
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Is Rahul Gandhi carrying out ISI agenda? Attack on Rafale deal, SPG indicate so

Has Rahul Gandhi been compromised? Joining the dots leads you to this inference. But we do not know.

Sep 26, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
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