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We don’t have superheroes or...

We don’t have superheroes or...

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Sun, Nov 17 2013

Given the current political impasse with meaningless stubbornness shown by political leaders, and innocent...

What do the resignations mean?

What do the resignations mean?

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Sun, Nov 17 2013

It is beyond dispute that until the prime minister advises the president to terminate the appointment...

You can’t make an omelette…

You can’t make an omelette…

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Sun, Nov 17 2013

If you have oil under your carpet, you suddenly start finding your rightful place in the newspaper headlines...

What Washington wants

What Washington wants

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Sat, Nov 16 2013

A comprehensively reformed political party would ensure that US objectives of democracy, development,...

The third gender

The third gender

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Sat, Nov 16 2013

While we complain about the rough behavior of hijras and their constant pestering, do we at all take...

Fighting for democracy in South...

Fighting for democracy in South...

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Sat, Nov 16 2013

The longer the two sides cannot agree on a framework for an interim government to oversee the next election,...

It takes two to tango

It takes two to tango

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Thu, Nov 14 2013

For the record, I agreed with the AL position then and find that basic intellectual honesty and consistency...

Let’s flex our creative writing...

Let’s flex our creative writing...

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Thu, Nov 14 2013

Introducing creative writing as a subject is likely to have a long-term impact. It would surely produce...

A nation of selective conscience

A nation of selective conscience

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Thu, Nov 14 2013

It has been seen that big portion of the population choose to ignore one incident or another based on...

No more heroes anymore?

No more heroes anymore?

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Wed, Nov 13 2013

For tens of millions of the higher castes and the urban middle classes he will be regarded as a hero....

The Indo-Pak proxy war

The Indo-Pak proxy war

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Wed, Nov 13 2013

Two arch-rivals, RAW and the ISI have been always trying to outwit each other, to dictate the terms for...

Resignations and the constitutional...

Resignations and the constitutional...

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Wed, Nov 13 2013

There is no scope for dilly-dallying. The holding of office by the ministers, after handing over their...

Banks in trouble

Banks in trouble

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Tue, Nov 12 2013

Some people grow rich by siphoning money from banks. The fact is, no industrialist takes money from the...

Slipping into darkness

Slipping into darkness

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Tue, Nov 12 2013

We have slipped into the chasm of darkness. In the course of time, we have built up a culture, practices...

Chances and choices

Chances and choices

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Tue, Nov 12 2013

Unfortunately, no matter how educated you are or how qualified you are, even if you are working for a...

The first duty of a man

The first duty of a man

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Mon, Nov 11 2013

People should not vote, not because their votes are worthless, but because, in a democracy, their votes...

Let’s be honest

Let’s be honest

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Mon, Nov 11 2013

If something takes more money, time, and proper planning, it will last longer and yield more returns...

Buyer beware

Buyer beware

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Mon, Nov 11 2013

Does that brand of hair oil really help in alleviating your headache? Does using that soap really give...

Noor Hossain and our precarious...

Noor Hossain and our precarious...

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Sun, Nov 10 2013

More than 20 years later, democratic ideals appear to be diluted to such a length that, on the one hand,...

The tired Tibetan

The tired Tibetan

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Sun, Nov 10 2013

The Tibetan community in McLeodganj is not a microcosm of Tibet. It is a compressed facsimile of Tibet’s...

The gift of jet lag

The gift of jet lag

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Sun, Nov 10 2013

Most people I know complain about jet lag, but it’s the best time in the world to do all the things we...