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15 June, 2009 V. Gangadhar

"It is like this," Sangma explained. "Your passion for Christie could be misunderstood. For instance, at a cabinet meet, you are seated next to Mamata didi...

Topsy-Turvy

Topsy-Turvy

01 June, 2009 V. Gangadhar

Scene: Programme studio at NDTV 24x7. An Election Special is on...


Topsy-Turvy

After the forever dramatic Rakhi Sawant, it was the turn of the Princess Third Front to choose her partner...

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18 May, 2009 V. Gangadhar

The returning officer in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, rejected the request of an independent candidate to have as his poll symbol Bollywood beauty queen Aishwarya Rai...


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Taliban hitting targets eight miles from the Wagah border and Naxalites killing poll officers? Let Obama deal with that

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27 April, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

"When a big tree falls, the earth trembles!" A Sikh displaying black humour told me: "That's okay, but were there only Sikhs sitting under that big tree?"


20 April, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

President Obama's Af-Pak policy has been criticised. The criticism could be premature. Policy should be judged by deeds, not words


13 April, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

Some leaders and some parties may pay a heavy price for selecting "winnable" candidates.


06 April, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

Only a South Asian confederation might ensure survival of present international borders. Otherwise Pakistan could balkanise.


30 March, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

The other day I ran into a psephologist. "This general election will be a turning point in India's political history," he said.


23 March, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

Transparency is the very foundation of justice. Justice must not only be done but must be seen to be done.


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16 March, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

In which ISI chief figures out a foolproof method of blocking the Taliban. But he needs Indian expertise and assistance...


09 March, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

Shouldn't the government appoint a high-powered special investigative team to probe the missing children? Or are poor children expendable?


02 March, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

The crisis is not economic. Therefore, fiscal policies to protect globalisation won't suffice. The crisis is moral.


23 February, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

Finally the CPI(M) stands exposed. Thanks to Comrade Karat, the last fig leaf covering the party's corruption has been removed


16 February, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

Do politicians in the name of patriotism or 'cultural purity' have the right to impose their values on the private lifestyles of citizens owning different values?


09 February, 2009

Bull's Eye

Rajinder Puri

Obama may or not achieve his goals, but India should pursue its own agenda -- hopefully with America, and if necessary, without it


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02 February, 2009

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Rajinder Puri

If Pakistan seeks survival with its present borders intact, it must confederate with Afghanistan.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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