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THE LAST ROAR

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Is it the end of the Abdullah dynasty?

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The Penalty of Inefficiency

A young girl is raped by a lone taxi driver in New Delhi almost exactly two years after another was by a bus driver and his cronies in the same city. This year’s victim survived but is scarred. The…

Breaking New Ground

On November 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the news on Twitter: “This Republic Day, we hope to have a friend over… invited President Obama to be the 1st US president to grace the occasion as…

Breaking New Ground

On November 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the news on Twitter: “This Republic Day, we hope to have a friend over… invited President Obama to be the 1st US president to grace the occasion as…

“The hope has never gone away in Afghanistan”

Kabul-born American novelist and physician Khaled Hosseini has sold more than 40 million copies of three books set against the backdrop of his troubled native land. It all began with his breakthrough…

Click, Connect and Fall Out of Love

“There is an interesting prospect on the anvil. The guy is a CA from Australia and has procured his second CA from London and will be going to America to pursue his MBA again. The family has a 3,400-…

The Sena that no longer is

About a month-and-a-half ago, they broke a 25-year-old alliance because neither wanted to play the junior partner. They fought Maharashtra’s Assembly polls against each other. Now, after the results…

‎The Dharmic Judge

There are a few judges who never retire and Krishna Iyer is one. The growth and evolution of Indian Jurisprudence has its seeds in the thoughtful decisions from the Bench of Krishna Iyer during his…

Power and Persuasion on the Frontier

When BJP leader Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya was named Governor of Nagaland this July, it was, without doubt, a reward for the long years he spent drafting people of the Northeast, especially…

Why Raghuram Rajan Is Wrong

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley does not usually lose an argument. Except, it would seem, to RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, who not for the first time snubbed the Finance Minister by refusing to heed his…

THE LAST ROAR

On Friday, 11 June 2010, 17-year old Tufail Ahmad Mattoo, playing cricket at the Gani Memorial Stadium in Srinagar, was killed by a teargas canister fired by Indian security forces at protestors.…