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Yajurvindra Singh
Close-In: Acid Test

Test cricket came alive when India played the first Test of the three-match series against South Africa in Newlands, Cape Town, between January 5 and January 8.

DC Pathak
Spy’s eye: Politics of the street

The opposition, it seems, is already rolling out a coordinated strategy for the next year’s general election.

Gautam Datt
Top judges voice concern over CJI functioning

Four top Supreme Court judges on Friday stunned the nation by making the rarest public opinion expressing their unhappiness over the way the Chief Justice of India justice Dipak Mishra was assignin

Ananda Majumdar
Newsmaker: Not scissor-happy

If you aim to be authentic, you have to borrow from your life, your sensibilities, and your experiences.” Prasoon Joshi, adman, poet, script writer, wordsmith at large and now in the high profile p

Ananda Majumdar
Ruminations: Clash of cultures

All indications suggest that the next big clash between the Hindutva agenda of the saffron Parivar and the secular coalition led by the Congress party will take place in West Bengal.

Shubha Singh
Diplomatic Enclave: Trump’s Tweet Fuels Feud

US President Donald Trump fired off one of his famous tweets on New Year’s day accusing Pakistan of “lies and deceit”.

Ranjit Bhushan
Fifth Columnist: Get the mayors back

The state of municipal administration in India is such that urban planning needs a radical rethink, a cataclysmic change both at the level of ideas and execution of plans, to reach a stage where sm

Shona Adhikari
THE GOLDEN SANDSTONES OF JAISALMER

I remember my first view of Jaisal’s Fort — it literally took my breath away, even though I had seen umpteen photographs knowing what it would look like.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Bold & Beautiful

What do presiding deities, Amitabh Bachchan, Virat Kohli, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and a host of others have in common?

Sandeep Bamzai
Kashmir Files: HOW NEHRU SCUTTLED THE PLEBISCITE ADMINISTRATOR

A vituperative and highly damaging speech at Mujahid Manzil on July 10, 1953 set the tone and tenor of Sheikh Abdullah's future relationship with India.

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