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State elections: Modi may prove to be lucky

January 7, 2017

It is obvious that the ensuing elections in five states will be an excellent mid-term appraisal of Narendra Modi’s tenure. The interest in their outcome will be all the greater because the Prime Minister hasn’t […]

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Dhoni made players feel they can be world-beaters

January 7, 2017

Tiger Pataudi showed his India teammates what self-respect is, Sourav Ganguly taught his troops to stand up to the best in the business and Mahendra Singh Dhoni provided them the spunk to be world-beaters. There […]

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New Year resolutions doctors must stick to

January 5, 2017

It is easy to preach, hard to practise. Though, as a doctor, I pretty much practise what I preach, there are instances that knuckles me to the fact that I am still human! Nevertheless, when […]

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Why BJP loss would be only surprise of UP poll

January 4, 2017

Electorally, 2017 is billed as the year of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, with commentators arguing that this is a crucial election for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Indias most populous state. True to […]

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Black money cannot be glibly wished away

January 4, 2017

I remember standing for hours in the queue to withdraw my own cash, and then being told that I would not even get a tenth of what I had been promised. I remember coming away […]

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Land acquisition back in focus in Telangana

January 2, 2017

Hyderabad, January 2: With the passing of controversial land acquisition bill by Telangana assembly, the issue is back in focus in India’s youngest state. The bill generated much political heat both in and outside the House […]

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Mulayam’s skewered priorities in family feud

December 31, 2016

If the psychological angularities of the turmoil in UP appear to be more intriguing than the political implications, the reason is that the normal familial attitudes have been turned on their heads in the ongoing […]

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A year of success, consolidation for BJP

December 31, 2016

New Delhi, Dec 31  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) consolidated its position as the premier national party of Indian politics in 2016, breaking new ground in some states. The coming year poses fresh challenges for […]

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