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Chasing Militants Out of Myanmar

THE positioning of Myanmar troops near the Indian border clearly suggests India and Myanmar are working together to wipe out the militant groups of the North East, such as the United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) and the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) camping inside Myanmar close to Indian border.

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Crime of Hill Cutting

THE state government has decided to make its revenue officers – deputy collectors, mamlatdars and talathis – accountable for any new constructions or extension of houses made by cutting the slopes of hills.

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Sad Scene for The Country

Little did Pankaja Munde, Maharashtra’s Minister for Women and Child Development imagine that the sweet chikkis meant for poor, malnourished and under-privileged schoolchildren could turn out politically fatally bitter for her. She is now sucked into a whirpool of an alleged Rs 206-crore scam.

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Delightful Epilogue to Dhoni’s Heroic Story

With Dhoni as captain, India’s cricket team has studded its crown with many gems. He still has some international cricket left in him: the country’s cricket would be poorer if he is allowed to go abruptly. He has been one of our best captains. Those who are upset by the recent loss of one-day series to Bangladesh and blame Dhoni …

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Sleepless Nights For Lalit’s Friends

THE Lalit Modi chronicles are turning darker day by day. After the media expose of the unusual and secret assistance given to the kingpin of the multi-crore IPL betting scam faces by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, new revelations have come implicating Buckingham Palace in his support. Emails accessed by the British media have …

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Promoting Yoga As Made in India

IT was a successful International Yoga Day in India. Among the 35,000 people of all ages twisting, bending and stretching and inhaling and exhaling on the Rajpath in New Delhi was Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Save Bicholim River

THE slow poisoning of the Bicholim River must be neutralised with a powerful antidote. The river must be saved for sustaining local agriculture as well as building a healthier environment. The government must allocate special funds for it.

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Arrogance of Pappus

Bihar MP Pappu Yadav’s alleged misbehaviour with an airhostess and his threat to hit her with his slippers has once again revealed the ugly mindset of power-drunk lawmakers. Yadav’s in-flight behaviour of lifting his leg and asking the airhostess to mop the floor was disgusting. Airhostesses have as much right to dignity and respect as MPs. No passenger, whoever he …

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Courtyards in Air

Charles Correa, one of Goa’s greatest sons, has left behind an architectural legacy that is going to become more and more relevant with increasing realization by us of the dangers of getting away and away from natural environment.

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