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Barack Obama on writing A Promised Land, the books that shaped his politics and how he found his voice
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Barack Obama on writing A Promised Land, the books that shaped his politics and how he found his voice

Because he thinks the computer can lend “half-baked thoughts the mask of tidiness,” Barack Obama writes his first drafts longhand on yellow legal pads; the act of typing it into the computer essentially becomes a first edit.

The Friday List: From a Halloween special murder mystery to Mirzapur Season 2, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a Halloween special murder mystery to Mirzapur Season 2, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic
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Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic

The scene at Mount Rushmore was the latest sign of how Trump appears, by design or default, increasingly disconnected from the intense concern among Americans about the COVID-19 crisis gripping the country

End of reason: Why statue vandalism, thought policing and rise of a 'woke' religion signal decline of liberalism
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End of reason: Why statue vandalism, thought policing and rise of a 'woke' religion signal decline of liberalism

To a certain extent, this upheaval was due because the US never really got down to confront its racist past the way Germans did.

History channel, Bill Clinton collaborate on documentary about history of American presidency; project to air in 2021
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History channel, Bill Clinton collaborate on documentary about history of American presidency; project to air in 2021

History has also signed with historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to make presidential miniseries on Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.

John Ford's Young Mr Lincoln was no prestige biopic, but a humane portrayal of the American icon as an inexperienced lawyer
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John Ford's Young Mr Lincoln was no prestige biopic, but a humane portrayal of the American icon as an inexperienced lawyer

In John Ford's Young Mr. Lincoln, Abe is the son of the soil, a herculean figure as adept at working an axe as debating in a courtroom. Throughout, he is associated with nature, the trees and the river, his understanding of law deriving from the intuitive understanding of right and wrong | Srikanth Srinivasan writes in 'At the Movies'

Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra tells US Congress 'terror needs to be eradicated in Kashmir so freedom means something'
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Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra tells US Congress 'terror needs to be eradicated in Kashmir so freedom means something'

Terror needs to be eradicated, so rights and freedoms mean something, a top Indian-American attorney has said as US lawmakers underscored the importance of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir.

Donald Trump hangs fantasy painting of self with Republican presidents at White House, gets mocked on social media
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Donald Trump hangs fantasy painting of self with Republican presidents at White House, gets mocked on social media

The president's critics say the scene is as real as some of the claims Donald Trump made during his interview on "60 Minutes"

In lecture, CJI Dipak Misra urges law students to use their knowledge to empower weaker sections of society
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In lecture, CJI Dipak Misra urges law students to use their knowledge to empower weaker sections of society

CJI Justice Dipak Misra delivered the first Madhusudan Das Memorial Lecture at his alma mater at the Madhusudan Law College in Cuttack on the topic 'Role of Lawyers in the Dispensation of Justice Delivery System' during which he asked law students to engage in the practice of "Cause Lawyering."

'I believe in Mahatma Gandhi's vision of equality and justice', says Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture
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'I believe in Mahatma Gandhi's vision of equality and justice', says Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Former US President Barack Obama, who has often talked about the influence of Mahatma Gandhi on his life, on Tuesday invoked him during a major speech, while articulating his vision of equality, justice and freedom.

Karnataka fallout: BJP's fierce pursuit of Congress-free India could hurt its chances in other polls, damage Narendra Modi's image
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Karnataka fallout: BJP's fierce pursuit of Congress-free India could hurt its chances in other polls, damage Narendra Modi's image

Why did Narendra Modi allegedly allow horse-trading overtures in Karnataka though he swears to uproot corruption from public life?

Google celebrates Mother's Day with a colourful dinosaur doodle
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Google celebrates Mother's Day with a colourful dinosaur doodle

Google in its Doodle shows a mother dinosaur walking with a baby dinosaur representing love, care and protection of a mother towards her children.

Democracy In India Part 9: Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal's ascent shows Republic is truly becoming 'of people'
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Democracy In India Part 9: Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal's ascent shows Republic is truly becoming 'of people'

The election of Narendra Modi as prime minister and Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi chief minister, both voted in by masses, shows that true democracy is taking root in our society.

US author George Saunders win 2017 Man Booker prize for novel on death of Abraham Lincoln's son
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US author George Saunders win 2017 Man Booker prize for novel on death of Abraham Lincoln's son

US author George Saunders became the second American writer to win the Man Booker Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel Lincoln in the Bardo.

In wake of Charlottesville violence, several Confederate monuments vandalised across US
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In wake of Charlottesville violence, several Confederate monuments vandalised across US

Even as the Charlottesville violence continues to cause political upheaval in the US, various confederate monuments have been vandalised across the country

Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: PM gifts Abraham Lincoln stamps, hand-woven shawls to Donald Trump
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Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: PM gifts Abraham Lincoln stamps, hand-woven shawls to Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted US president Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump a range of gifts, including a handcrafted Himachali silver bracelet, tea and honey from Kangra Valley.

London terror attack: Donald Trump vows to protect US from 'vile enemy', says 'bloodshed will end'
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London terror attack: Donald Trump vows to protect US from 'vile enemy', says 'bloodshed will end'

Donald Trump said he will do whatever is necessary to protect the United States from a "vile enemy".

Donald Trump wants Republican party to be home for African-Americans, the way it was in Lincoln-era
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Donald Trump wants Republican party to be home for African-Americans, the way it was in Lincoln-era

Seeking to reboot his flagging presidential bid, Donald Trump has made a strong pitch to African-American voters, saying he wants the Republican party to become their home once again as it used to be in the Abraham Lincoln-era.

Yes, democracy is under huge threat; not from Trump or Brexit voters, but liberals
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Yes, democracy is under huge threat; not from Trump or Brexit voters, but liberals

Democracy presents the architecture for freedom. Through a set of ideas, principles, set of practices and procedures that have been moulded through a long, arduous history, it institutionalizes freedom. Voting is a precious right.

NCP demands apology from BJP MLA over pig analogy for Dalits' uplift
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NCP demands apology from BJP MLA over pig analogy for Dalits' uplift

A video showing BJP MLA from Dombivli Ravindra Chavan using analogy of pigs while talking about "uplift of the Dalits" has gone viral on the social media, prompting NCP to demand his apology.