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Is Pranabda making moves?
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Is Pranabda making moves?

Former President Pranab Mukherjee will address the members of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at its Headquarters in Nagpur on June 7. This has shaken the Congress, silenced the Gandhis, confused the BJP and given hope to the Third Front…but more importantly, it shows that even at 82, Pranab Mukherjee still knows how to stay relevant…

Retire the Rajakiya Bhavans
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Retire the Rajakiya Bhavans

Governor, the word has a grand ring to it. And why not? After all, a Governor lives in a grand manor, dines in grand manner, travels in a grand private jet and graces only grand occasions. No wonder only grand-fathers and grand-mothers become Governors in their grand-old-age. But, it is also a home where loyalists…

Should Rahul be his Father’s Son ?
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Should Rahul be his Father’s Son ?

On Thursday I had the pleasure of dining with NDTV’s Prannoy Roy, probably the last dignified English TV news anchor we have. He was in city with his band of travelling journalists. The group consisted of the popular Author and Banker Ruchir Sharma, Psephologist Dorab Sopariwala, Economist Surjit Bhalla and a few others. They were…

GARLANDS & OWLS
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GARLANDS & OWLS

This election, garlands, which are offered to a person as a mark of reverence and affection, have turned into a show of strength among politicians and their supporters. And the competition has gotten ‘fruity and furious.’ It all started when Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar visited Srirangapatna where his supporters welcomed him with an apple garland…

For the love of one’s child…
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For the love of one’s child…

The Chief Minister confidently states that he will contest from Chamundeshwari constituency, but it lacks conviction. That’s because CM yesterday said, “Though pressure is being exerted on me to contest from North Karnataka, I have decided to contest from here (Chamundeshwari).” This statement makes one wonder if the CM is keeping a window open while…

Leaky CBSE
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Leaky CBSE

May 1st is Labour Day but March is labour month — Parents labour to get their students to study and students labour to regurgitate a whole year’s syllabus. Now, exam papers have leaked… again and a re-examination has been announced. This has not only left students frustrated and parents fuming but also put the tourism…

Scroll less… Sleep more
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Scroll less… Sleep more

Yesterday was World Sleep Day. It’s a day designated by the World Sleep Society to create awareness about sleep disorders and propagate the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. This is indeed a challenge in a society that is constantly distracted and views sleep as a waste of time. Philips India conducted a survey…

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