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By Sushil Kutty Actually, it shouldn’t have been breaking news. The clean chit to Aryan Khan was on expected lines. Nothing on earth could have overturned the outcome. The only two questions remaining were ‘Who in his sound mind chose to slam-dunk Aryan Khan s/o Shahrukh Khan with a narcotics

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By Ashis Biswas With Assembly elections only eight months away, the ruling Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) in Tripura is not yet a united house. The central BJP leadership may have sought to combat negative anti incumbency trends among common voters by replacing Mr Biplab Deb as Chief Minister by his

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By Harihar Swarup The Supreme Court order of May 20, transferring the suit on the Gyanvapi masjid dispute from the civil judge (senior division) Varanasi to the district judge casts aspersions, though unintended, on the competence of civil judges in general. The matter had reached the Supreme Court on a

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By K Raveendran Car companies in India are already creating waves about the launch of electric vehicles, with nearly a dozen brands expected to hit the road in a year’s time. Joining the EV bandwagon are all major automakers, including Hyundai, Tata, Mahindra, Mercedes etc. But even as the euphoria

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By Amulya Ganguli With the world waking up to the possibility of the temple-mosque disputes in India becoming yet another religious flashpoint, as the BBC has said, the worst fears of the country’s well-wishers are coming true. The apprehension that the BJP’s rise to power will increase the communal temperature

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By Prakash Karat During the Ramjanmabhoomi agitation, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and other Hindutva outfits had raised the slogan “Ayodhya sirf ek jhanki hai, Mathura or Kashi baaki hai”. This translated means “Ayodhya is just the beginning, Mathura and Kashi are left”. After winning the battle to build the Ram

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By Nitya Chakraborty On May 27, 1964 at 1.44 PM, India’s first Prime Minister and one of the best chroniclers of this great nation’s history breathed his last at his residence Teen Murti Bhavan. Nehru along with Indira Gandhi came back to Delhi on May 26 afternoon after a three

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By Dr. Gyan Pathak After significant gains during the last quarter of 2021, the number of hours worked globally dropped in the first quarter of 2022, to 3.8 per cent below the pre-crisis benchmark in the fourth quarter of 2019. This is equivalent to a deficit of 112 million full-time

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By Sushil Kutty After the newspaper report with the picture showing the IAS couple watching the dog take a walk in the stadium, the Ministry of Home Affairs transferred Sanjeev Khirwar to Ladakh, and Rinku Dugga to Arunachal Pradesh, separating the couple, and punishing the dog for being the reason

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By Anjan Roy To talk of coincidence, ‘Geetanjali’ has got lucky for a second time in a hundred and ten years. In the first time, Rabindranath Tagore’s book of poetry, Geetanjali, won him a Nobel Prize in literature. Now, a century and more later, another Geetanjali, the Hindi writer of