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Light Of Love In A Bitter Poll Season

By Jagdish Rattanani There should be no hesitation in condemning the remarks against the slain former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, even though these were in the thick of an election campaign.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

MPs Need Good Oratory Skills MAY 12 Lok Sabha poll-day is all set to witness high-octane contests. One among them is the East Delhi seat where BJP’s Gautam Gambhir is taking on Atishi Marlena of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).  

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BJP Giving Mamata A Tough Time

Amulya Ganguli MAMATA Banerjee’s prime ministerial ambitions may have been severely jolted by the violence during the West Bengal elections which has recalled, according to a polling officer, what used to happen in Bihar a decade or so ago.

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Turning Point In Political War On Terror

Arul Louis China’s retreat from providing international protection for Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and its patron Islamabad, marks a milestone in the political and diplomatic war on terror with potential reverberations beyond the subcontinent. For a decade Azhar was cast as the touchstone of Pakistan-China friendship and flag-bearer in a proxy war on India. That finally ended on Wednesday …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

China Has Finally Bowed To The World It is indeed a victory over evil that Jaish-e Mohamed founder Masood Azhar was finally declared a global terrorist by the UN Security Council on Wednesday after China lifted its technical hold. Indian Ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin tweeted, “Big, small, all join together. Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist at the …

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Plastic Ban Not Effective In Goa

Savio Torcato, Chinchinnim The tourist state of Goa, with its pristine beaches and breathtaking views, was soon to be bidding adieu to straws, plastic bags, plastic cutlery, other plastic products, as the Goa government banned single use plastic on May 30, 2018. However, the excitement in favour of such a progressive step was short lived. The State government is ‘Still’ …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Put Traffic Signals On Track IN the last few years, there  has been a phenomenal rise in vehicular population  in Goa, forcing the government to widen the roads  or lay new ones.

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Rahul Isn’t Playing His Cards Well

AMULYA GANGULI ALTHOUGH the latest poll surveys suggest that the Bharatiya Janata Party  may not be able to get a majority of its own in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, the leaders of the ‘mahagathbandhan’ (grand alliance), which has not been formed except in bits and pieces, are bound to regret their lost opportunity.

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Easter Carnage: Looking At Pak-ISIS Links

LT GEN (RETD) PRAKASH CHAND KATOCH THE ISIS, or the Islamic State, eventually claimed responsibility for the multiple terror bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday targeting churches and hotels, killing 253 and injuring scores of people. The sites hit in the attacks were all frequented by tourists, and several foreigners died in the explosions. The official ISIS claim went …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Fourth Estate In Fetters THE fourth estate must play the role of the third umpire to help the umpires (voters) on the field in a political  match between the ruling and the Opposition parties in a democratic country.

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