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Akshay Kumar: National Hero

ONE OF THE MANY twists of fate in Bollywood that end up defining careers is

The Economics of Floods

THESE ARE DAYS of nature’s fury in many parts of India. Intense rain, followed by

Kerala Floods: Death toll rises to 83, rescue operation underway

It is 4 pm on Sunday at Kavalappara village in Nilambur, Malappuram district, Kerala. Three

“Give me a chance”, Rashid Engineer begged his interrogators

A few days ago, a top army commander in Kashmir received a phone call from

India’s move on Kashmir undemocratic, provocative: Ayesha Jalal

Noted historian Ayesha Jalal, an expert on global jihadist trends, India's Partition, Kashmir and Pakistan,

Army Adopts ‘Cash on Delivery’ to Hunt Out Terrorists in J&K

Security agencies in Kashmir are keeping a close watch on terrorist commanders who they say

Sushma Swaraj (1952-2019): Always the Optimist

IT WAS THIS same month of Sawan, considered to be one of the holiest in

Toni Morrison (1931-2019): The Beloved

THE WORD THAT comes to mind when one says the name Toni Morrison is ‘fierce’.

Death threats, beating trigger mass exodus of migrants from Kashmir

Outside the Tourist Reception Centre in Srinagar, 56-year-old Surinder Mahato desperately waits for a bus

In a Stroke, J&K Loses Statehood, Special Status

Amid deep uncertainty and a massive security build-up that threw life out of gear in


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