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March 12 ,  2017

Current Events

Status symbol ELECTIONS
Status symbol

From sending senior leaders to addressing local people’s grievances, the BJP...

By Pratul Sharma
Saffron showdown
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Statescan

Proudly prejudiced KERALA
Proudly prejudiced

A molestation case exposes the sexist attitudes prevalent in the Malayalam...

By Cithara Paul
Incendiary!
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@leisure

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Business

Familiar road THE TATAS
Familiar road

Although he is the ultimate insider, Chandrasekaran needs some time to address...

By Nachiket Kelkar
Code of conflict
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Specials

Wounded by a thousand words PATRIOTISM
Wounded by a thousand words

Gurmehar’s deepest frustration is that no one, not even the liberal media, has...

By Barkha Dutt
Friendly frontier
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Sports

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Double trouble EUROPE’S TRUMP
Double trouble

Geert Wilders’s fate is the first litmus test for Trump populism. Dutch...

By Anita Pratap
Dimming stars, blurring stripes
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Point Blank

  • "He might like his meal boneless. I don’t. Bon appétit, sir. "

    Kamal HaAsanActor, retorting after politician Subramanian Swamy called him a boneless wonder and pompous idiot

  • "Instead of cattle blood, streams of milk and ghee will flow when the BJP wins the elections in Uttar Pradesh. "

    Amit ShahBJP president

  • "The Congress has to face the challenge. It has to catch the bull by the horns. It has to move fast. But it is static. "

    AshutoshAAP leader

  • "Criticism is healthy, as long as it’s unbiased. Conjecture is fun as long as it’s biased. "

    Karan JoharFilm director

  • "Can you imagine that this will be the first monetary benefit I will be getting in my entire career?"

    Shanta RangaswamyIndia’s first women’s cricket captain, on getting a lifetime achievement award from the BCCI

  • "Akhilesh Yadav says he has talked about donkeys in fun. I want to ask whether the bad state of police stations, people being stabbed and land being grabbed are also a part of fun. "

    Narendra ModiPrime minister, at an election rally in Uttar Pradesh