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Why let religion destroy India ?
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Why let religion destroy India ?

By  T.J.S. George What’s happening to our country? A huge and diverse land of 135 million people, 29 states and 22 scheduled languages, yet we are caught in a single obsession — religion. All discussions, all decisions, all policies are shaped by religion. Sabarimala is on the edge of civil war. “Hindus are losing their…

Pay and then demand
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Pay and then demand

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC An email from an Indian in the UK: My salary in UK is 61,000 pounds per annum without tax. (61,000 x 80 = INR 48,80,000). I pay 40 percent tax on my salary. 48,80,000 – 19,52,000 = INR 29,28,000 balance. Then 700 pounds per month as house rent,…

West Asia Mess. Where Is India?
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West Asia Mess. Where Is India?

By T.J.S. George, Donald Trump’s impetuousness often gets boosted by his ego. This makes him a dangerous player in conflict situations. West Asia, already on edge with clashing ideologies, has been brought closer to war by his eccentric pull-out from the Iran nuclear deal and all-out backing to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s (MBS)…

Why do neighbours dislike India?
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Why do neighbours dislike India?

By TJS George Major political shifts are taking place in India’s immediate neighbourhood — all of them inauspicious to India. In Maldives, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, local sentiments have found expression in ways unseen before. There’s a new geopolitical game being played out there, and India is not a player. Is Delhi uninterested…

India’s population challenge…Is there a way out?
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India’s population challenge…Is there a way out?

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Events in India hardly get reported in global media.  But what found space in many of the world’s newspapers and televisions were images of smog-filled Delhi and streets clogged with thousands of vehicles.  And as usual, we saw the blame game enacted by our politicians, schools closed down, the National Green…

Kohli’s knock seals series for India
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Kohli’s knock seals series for India

India captain Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten century as his team crushed West Indies by eight wickets to clinch their one-day international series in the final match yesterday. Kohli scored an unbeaten 111 at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica, securing victory in style with a six as India won at a canter with 79 balls…

Ekta Bisht spins India to victory against Pakistan
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Ekta Bisht spins India to victory against Pakistan

Left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht came to the fore with a stellar show as India crushed arch-rivals Pakistan by 95 runs in a low-scoring encounter to record their third successive victory in the ICC Women’s World Cup here yesterday. After a couple of impressive outings by the batswomen, it was the turn of Bisht (10-2-18-5) and…

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