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In a Soup

December 27, 2013 12:22

In an era of coalition politics when anyone can throw his hat into the ring, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik is but a natural contender to head a potential third front. Some suggestions from influential non-Congress, non-BJP politicians to that effect are already....

Coming of Age

December 20, 2013 12:02

While the country's defence modernisation plan is going on in fits and starts, real gains have accrued to the Indian Navy, which has been silently but steadily build up on its formidable operational strength and revealed visions of ...

Ignore At Your Peril

December 13, 2013 12:59

Strikes, protests and bandhs have become the norm in Andhra Pradesh, the largest state in south India thanks to popular demand for the creation of a separate Telangana. With the Congress-led UPA taking a somewhat controversial

Bitter Sugar Battle in Maharashtra

December 6, 2013 11:54

Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghtana (SSS), based in sugar rich Kolhapur district of Maharashtra has emerged as the organised voice of farming community of the state. Founded by Raju Shetti, this organisation has occupied

Unique inflation

November 29, 2013 14:00

Assam's inflation is a bit different from the rest of India. Opposition leaders say the complete trust reposed by state chief minister Tarun Gogoi

Incipient rebellion

November 22, 2013 14:52

The Amethi parliamentary constituency in UP is pretty much a Gandhi family pocket borough. The seat currently represented by Rahul Gandhi was once held by his father Rajiv.

In UP, we will repeat results of the 1998 polls

November 15, 2013 17:13

I have been given this responsibility because UP is the most politically crucial state in the country. It is not that BJP does not have

Rare bonhomie

November 11, 2013 13:16

With elections approaching and a general anti-Congress sentiment prevailing in the air, North East India’s regional political parties,

ULFA in disarray

November 5, 2013 13:31

The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) was formed in 1979, with the aim of creating a revolutionary people's movement that would help realise the democratic aspirations of the Assamese people. Never tiring of blowing the long foghorn about Assam's neglected status in the pantheon of Indian states, Front leaders spouted revolutionary fire and brimstone and dreamt of turning Assam into a sovereign state of its own. Their uncompromising faith and fervor in wresting justice for Assam won the heart of the natives,

Bend in the river

November 5, 2013 13:29

Within hours of landing in Beijing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had inked the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA) with China aimed at preventing face-offs between troops of the two sides on the 4,000 km Indo-China border which has reportedly seen several...

Make this mandatory!

November 5, 2013 13:27

The coordinated cacophony of drums, cymbals, conches, people shouting praises of the deity in unison, engulfing laughter, and a general sentiment of joy seeps in faster

Playing With Fire

November 5, 2013 13:20

Are you one of those who believe we need motivated soldiers to fight heavily-armed anti-national elements? If the answer is yes, then it is important to remember that when a fighter is deep into combat, his mind needs to be free of any worries.

Thrust and Parry

November 5, 2013 12:59

After months of backroom planning at his office cum residence at 12 Tughlaq Lane in the heart of Lutyen’s Delhi, Rahul Gandhi is becoming his own man. Always the reticent politician, much like his father Rajiv, Rahul has been missing for long gaps in the crucial UPA 2 regime beginning 2009.

Cannes 2013 is not quite an India show

May 18, 2013 12:11

The 66th Cannes Film Festival is officially celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, but that does not mean that the country that produces more movies than any other will make the kind of big splash at the Riviera that one might have expected.

NFDC co-hosts Cannes film mart bash

May 17, 2013 16:35

Top officials of the Indian ministries of information and broadcasting, tourism and the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), played co-hosts at the opening night party of the Marche du Film (Film Market) on Thursday evening on the Majestic Beach here.


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