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Committed, yet miles to go

Swachh Bharat is a mission to which everyone is committed. Looking at heaps of urban waste lying unattended hordes of people sitting along the railway lines defecating in

Script ready for a turnaround?

England might be 0-2 down in the five-Test series but Alastair Cook and Co. will be more than happy to return to Mumbai Wankhede Stadium in particular

Invest or forego

Investing cash surpluses productively into capacity expansions, green-field projects or diversifying into sectors with potential to multiply wealth is what most commercial enterprises do. But, build up in cash

Being Mammen Mappilai

The late KM Mathew describes in his autobiography the famous Mammen Mappilai family founders of the Malayala Manorama in Kerala. Written at the age of 90 years

Cut & Thrust: At the cost of human life

Can we put a cost to human life? The incident in Bathinda the other day where a 20 something pregnant dancer was shot in a nano second after she

japan’s trump card

Like most the Japanese too were surprised by the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. Even in the Japanese foreign ministry one

High-risk illusions

The new Indian army, as it rose from the rabble of the Sepoy mutiny of 1857, writes Philip Mason, in his classic account A Matter of Honour, “was one of

The quagmire called kashmir

For the past three decades, the separatist leaders have claimed that they represent the true social, political and economic aspirations of the Kashmiri people. They have claimed for long

Modi’s Revolutionary Dreams

Back in 2014, Narendra Modi’s landslide victory was hailed by columnists in the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, who predicted that he would prove to be India’s Ronald

The art of prescient politics

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s timely support to the Narendra Modi government over demonetisation, firmly standing apart from the opposition ranks despite his stated anti-Modi position could well turn out

  • The Muslim Personal Law Application Act needs an overhaul

    Triple talaq or khola as means to divorce or dissolve one’s marriage in the Muslim community is unacceptable, as the Allahabad High Court judgment s

  • Many places in and around Delhi have their names steeped in history.


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