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Off-centre | The Delhi Files-3: India’s unresolved civilisational conflict
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Off-centre | The Delhi Files-3: India’s unresolved civilisational conflict

The announcement of ‘The Delhi Files’ and the possible re-opening of the doors of the Gyanvapi mosque to Hindu worshippers once again underscore the unhealing wounds in India’s fractured psyche and divided body politic

The Archies and the curious case of 'relatable cinema'
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The Archies and the curious case of 'relatable cinema'

A piece of work fails when people don’t connect to it emotionally or intellectually, not because the protagonist lives in a four-storeyed mansion instead of a 500 sq feet. 1 BHK.

Not much expected at Udaipur: Congress conclave remains true to the plot
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Not much expected at Udaipur: Congress conclave remains true to the plot

The Congress Chintan Shivir, held after a gap of nine years, was largely expected to be an exercise in reiterating the authority of the Gandhi clan and it managed to do it successfully

Narendra Modi’s Europe visit: An attempt to recalibrate India’s overdependence on Russian weapons
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Narendra Modi’s Europe visit: An attempt to recalibrate India’s overdependence on Russian weapons

India must realise that Vladimir Putin is no Leonid Brezhnev and Russia of today is not the Soviet Union of 1971. Much water has flowed under the Volga since then

India’s historic Thomas Cup triumph rules as IPL becomes sideshow
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India’s historic Thomas Cup triumph rules as IPL becomes sideshow

Thomas Cup: For a few hours, badminton became the national sport. The names of Lakshya Sen, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Kidambi Srikanth became the names to chant, in a splash of enthusiasm that conquered everything, including the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

In Your Face | Conversion is a primary reason for religious discord in India, must be stopped immediately
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In Your Face | Conversion is a primary reason for religious discord in India, must be stopped immediately

We need to realise that religion is a map that helps bring us to the door of spirituality; we can either open the door or wander aimlessly looking for God

Why America has turned a blind eye towards China’s authoritarianism — and it’s a bad news for world democracy
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Why America has turned a blind eye towards China’s authoritarianism — and it’s a bad news for world democracy

Today China, paradoxically, is the United States’ biggest foreign lender; and so, no wonder, human rights have ceased to be an issue in the US-China relations

Ranveer Singh’s Jayeshbhai Jordaar declared DOA, all eyes on Kartik Aaryan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
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Ranveer Singh’s Jayeshbhai Jordaar declared DOA, all eyes on Kartik Aaryan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

Ranveer Singh and Shalini Pandey starrer Jayeshbhai Jordaar has turned out to be a forgettable affair at the box office. Industry experts are expecting Kartik Aaryan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa to end the dry spell of Bollywood.

Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister has his job cut out, has to prove his ‘legitimacy’
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Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister has his job cut out, has to prove his ‘legitimacy’

Ranil Wickremesinghe fits the bill as the new PM, but in order to bring Sri Lanka out of the current mess, he has to curtail his temptation to get cross with his President

Explained: Why the triple clash between Major, Vikram and Prithviraj will be an interesting contest at the box office
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Explained: Why the triple clash between Major, Vikram and Prithviraj will be an interesting contest at the box office

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj will lock horns with Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil's Vikram and Adivi Sesh's Major at the box office on 3rd June.

Jokes Apart | The Great Indian Sack Race: Why Indians make it unnecessarily hard for themselves
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Jokes Apart | The Great Indian Sack Race: Why Indians make it unnecessarily hard for themselves

As we see in the three recent instances — in-laws making demands of their fellow in-laws, the brother killing his sister’s husband and parents suing their son — the Indian sack race continues

RR vs LSG, IPL 2022: Rajasthan’s bowling saves the day again, but Royals’ batting needs to buck up
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RR vs LSG, IPL 2022: Rajasthan’s bowling saves the day again, but Royals’ batting needs to buck up

Rajasthan Royals' big problem is that no one has really stepped up to match what has been an otherwise stellar season for Jos Buttler.

RSS and North East: Fighting Church and extremist Islamist groups to put in place the India narrative
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RSS and North East: Fighting Church and extremist Islamist groups to put in place the India narrative

The people of the region want to join the national mainstream. Last year, there was only one group on dharna in Guwahati demanding statehood, while there used to be 8-10 such groups during every Assembly session

Five yogic habits that can help you overcome depression and stress
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Five yogic habits that can help you overcome depression and stress

Patanjali’s Yogasutra delves into the reasons for psychological suffering of human beings and also prescribes the way to remove them

Hijab row and after: How Uniform Civil Code is an idea whose time has come
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Hijab row and after: How Uniform Civil Code is an idea whose time has come

If there can be a common criminal code, there is absolutely no reason why India should not have a common civil code

Dharma Files | The righting of historical wrongs: How in a free society, some are guilty but all are responsible
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Dharma Files | The righting of historical wrongs: How in a free society, some are guilty but all are responsible

One needs to distinguish clearly between feeling guilty and feeling responsible. One need not feel guilty if one was not involved in the act individually, but one can still feel responsible