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Madhavan Narayanan is a senior journalist who has covered politics, diplomacy, business, technology and other subjects in a long career that has...

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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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Is Sonam Kapoor the bravest, boldest female star in Bollywood? It seems so

Sonam's self-awareness has helped her take more risks than Deepika Padukone or Anushka Sharma.

Feb 13, 2019, 14:58 PM IST
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The rise of stories on lesbians casts shine on Indian screens

It is a new and sexually liberated India, say those bringing lesbian stories to the screen.

Feb 07, 2019, 18:02 PM IST
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Those threatening the CBI and ED have a history of misusing them

Anand Sharma's threat to investigating agencies is selective amnesia on all the ways the Congress has abused them.

Feb 07, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
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Mamata Banerjee vs CBI is good drama, but bad for our institutions

We thought we were living in a system where civil servants were civil. They are not so anymore.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:44 PM IST
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Piyush Goyal delivers Budget 2019 with the art of a Chartered Accountant

Goyal has spun an accountant's trick to balance populism with fiscal prudence.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:48 PM IST
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