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Old Horses + Young Stallions = VICTORY
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Old Horses + Young Stallions = VICTORY

On April 26th 2018, the Congress party sent their old horse to Madhya Pradesh (MP) to win. Not just win but destroy the 15-year reign of BJP in that State. That old Congress horse was Kamal Nath. Rahul Gandhi, speaking of Kamal Nath said, “He is not Kamal Nath but Kamal Naash,” literally meaning Lotus…

Illustrious Saint Kanakadasa
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Illustrious Saint Kanakadasa

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Karnataka is known for Saints who preached devotion irrespective of caste and community. They preached devotion towards Hari or Narayana in Kannada language so that it could be understood even by an illiterate person provided he had devotion. Saint…

Of victories and defeats in electoral politics: Thoughts on the results of elections in five States
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Of victories and defeats in electoral politics: Thoughts on the results of elections in five States

Looking at the election results of the five States announced day before yesterday, I thought I must reflect on my article in this column titled “Musings on Secular Democracy and Hindu Nationalism” that appeared on Dec.8 and Dec. 9, 2018. Inspiration for that article, in two parts, was an article published in The Hindu of…

No pain, No gain
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No pain, No gain

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Another interesting story from the stable of Gaur Gopal Das:  In the middle of a beautiful city there was a Museum. The floor in the Museum was laid with marble tiles. Right in the centre of the foyer was a huge marble statue, as part of the display….

Pet Talk: December 12, 2018
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Pet Talk: December 12, 2018

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how to identify urination tract infection in cats and about relocation of stray animals. By Maneka Gandhi What is urination tract infection in cats? How do I identify and treat it? Signs, that your cat is suffering through urination tract infection, are as follows: 1. Straining to urinate:…

Manufacturing humans to order
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Manufacturing humans to order

By T.J.S. George Is editing babies in the womb the next big thing? A Chinese scientist who claimed the first embryo-engineered birth said the babies he produced would get neither HIV nor Alzheimer’s. The implication is that you can have children made to order as per your taste and preferences — children with blue eyes and…

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