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Red-carpet reception awaits in India for Trump

By J.V. Lakshmana Rao All preparations are at top gear as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing to roll out a red carpet...

BJP’s ‘muscular nationalism’ falls flat in state after state

BY ANINDYA BANERJEE New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) "It's a fight between India and Pakistan", "AAP is feeding Biryani to Shaheen Bagh protestors" or...

How secure will India be in 2020?

BY MAJ GEN (RETD) S.B. ASTHANA National Security has a wide span and needs to cover much wider period for any meaningful analysis, but to...

Atal Bihari Vajpayee – a magician with words too

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Prime Minister, the late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was not only a sterling orator but an accomplished magician with...

Misguided students take to violence over Citizenship Amendment Act

The new amended law of India in case of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan clearly differentiates between the β€œimmigrant” as the one who seeks the...

Trump’s position unshakeable in Senate trial after impeachment

BY ARUL LOUIS New York, Dec 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump boasted during his campaign for the presidency that: "I could stand in...

Fadnavis quits after setting a few records, some dubious

BY QUAID NAJMI Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Though he came stealthily on a dark Saturday morning as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis on...

Tihar jailers used to ‘work’ for Charles Sobhraj

BY SANJEEV KUMAR SINGH CHAUHAN New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) "In 1981, when I was posted as Deputy Superintendent of Tihar Jail, after leaving the...

‘Silent heart attacks’ that killed BJP-Sena bid for power

BY QUAID NAJMI Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Despite a pre-poll alliance and a clear public mandate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lost an opportunity...

Lal Krishna Advani: An epic rise & silent fall of a one-time Hindutva icon

BY ANINDYA BANERJEE New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS)Β Time changes everything. The hardcore face of Hindutva in the 1990s became the "acceptable" saffron leader in run...