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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...

Dr David Frawley, or Pandit Vamadeva Shastri, is a Western-born Vedacharya, who teaches an integral approach to Yoga, Vedanta, Ayurveda and Vedic...

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

RVS Mani is a former Central government officer who shot to prominence as a whistleblower in 2009, when he alleged he had been forced to sign...

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Clearly the rabble-rousing jingoism of recent times has been replaced by a more tolerant and empathetic attitude towards Pakistan.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