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April 30 ,  2017

Current Events

Against the tide CURRENT EVENTS
Against the tide

Wary of anti-incumbency, BJP leadership wants to remove Shivraj Singh Chouhan;...

By Deepak Tiwari
Existential crisis
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Statescan

Lotus effect TAMIL NADU
Lotus effect

BJP hand suspected as AIADMK factions bury their differences to oust the...

By Lakshmi Subramanian
A different shot
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@leisure

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Business

Smart harvest STARTUPS
Smart harvest

Indian agriculture sector has been a laggard; some startups are out to change...

By Abhinav Singh
Classic flaw
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Specials

Smiling Buddha ASSAM
Smiling Buddha

Even while fleeing China, the Dalai Lama had a confident smile on his face,...

By Rabi Banerjee
Let's be a salad bowl...
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Sports

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The long and winding road BABRI MASJID
The long and winding road

A quarter century after the demolition of the Babri Masjid, the Supreme Court...

By R Prasannan
Advantage India
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  • "My dad always said I should be a writer. He was proud of my maggot-filled poetry. "

    Twinkle KhannaActor, on actor Rajesh Khanna

  • "Both our sons have reached the age of marriage. It is our social responsibility to solemnise their marriage. We are making our efforts to find out a good girl for them. We don’t have any hard criteria. We have decided not to take dowry."

    Lalu PrasadRJD president, on his sons Tej Pratap and Tejashwi, who are Bihar ministers

  • "The husband’s condition at home is like an air-conditioner. How much ever noise outside, inside the house cool, silent and remote-controlled. "

    Virender SehwagFormer cricketer

  • "I have always believed that good people need to come forth and work together. I think it should happen in the future when personal, mental grievances are redressed. Let’s give it time. Let the tempers cool down. "

    Arvind KejriwalDelhi CM, on former Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav

  • "Our country hails the truth and it doesn’t matter who has the power. If anybody in power tries to create divide in the nation, tries to instil fear, then let me tell you that this cannot happen"

    Rahul GandhiCongress vice president