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Gautam Datt
Newsmaker: STRATEGIC THINKER

Even before he was hand-picked to be prime minister Narendra Modi’s National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval had earned a reputation for being India’s foremost spook.

Michael Gonsalves
GST cess hike: SUVs, luxury cars set to become dearer

Mid-size, large cars, SUVs and luxury cars will sharply rise in the range of Rs 79,000 to Rs 1.16 lakh as the Union government on Wednesday approved a hike in goods and services tax (GST) cess on s

Falaknaaz Syed
DeMo digs out no black money; 99% of banned notes return

In a major embarrassment to the Modi government that demonetised high value currency notes in November last year to curb black money, 99 per cent of the banned currencies have returned to the syste

Ritwik Mukherjee
Big B pads up for innerwear

Big B is now padding up for innerwear brand Venus and winterwear brand-Cott’swool-both from the stable of the BSE-listed LUX Industries Limited.

Zehra Naqvi
A price for higher intelligence

The best things in life are free. Or are they?

Sandeep Bamzai
Cut & Thrust: Fear Factor

It is an unmitigated disaster. Inexplicably, nobody has an answer to this riddle.

Sandeep Bamzai
Cut & Thrust: The man who knew too much

At the height of the cage match between Infosys Founder N. R.

Kuruvilla Pandikattu
Science is not an enemy of faith

A call to be mutually supportive of each other has been made to science and religion in James G Martin’s latest book Revelation Through Science.  Martin, a retired American politician who serv

Shubha Singh
Diplomatic Enclave: Nepal’s new purpose

Nepal prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s five day visit to India is part of the stepped up exchange of high level visits between India and Nepal in the past two years.

Sandeep Bamzai
Retro Fit: My Day Of Freedom

Truth, it is said, has a mind of its own, it always finds a way to emerge, breaking all the shackles imposed on it to restrain it.

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