Prohibition: Nitish Kumar will learn his lesson sooner or later

There is an element of desperation skirting the edge of rationality in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s frenetic attempts to ban liquor consumption in Bihar.

Within a day of the Patna High Court striking down a notification on prohibition for being ultra vires the constitution, the state government drafted another…

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BCCI playing games with Supreme Court

Is the Indian Cricket Control Board playing games with the Supreme Court as well as the Lodha Commission, appointed by it, to stop its patent misdemeanours? Does the BCCI think that it has a right to control everybody else and nobody dare oversee it? On September 30, the BCCI decided…

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Reliance JIO a big challenge for mobile operators

Reliance Jio has virtually taken the country by storm, judging by the thousands of people, particularly youngsters, lining up to be part of the free ride that one of India’s leading corporate has offered to dominate yet another sphere of economic activity of the country. Forbes already says RIL…

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Modi needed to show some 'action' to an angry population

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to show to the people of India that he could live up to his braggadocio — and he did so when he authorised Thursday’s “surgical strikes” across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan territory to take out seven terrorist “launch pads” and causing…

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Shimon Peres: Hawk-like dove behind most audacious anti-terror mission

Too young to be among its founding fathers, Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, who died on September 28 did have a key role in the newly-born country’s survival and served it with distinction in both war and peace for nearly seven decades.

Apart from ensuring the most modern weapons…

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