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Mar 31, 2015 02:26 AM
For the Aam Aadmi Party which claims the rationale for its very being is ushering in more democratic and transparent governance, the current troubles at the top levels of the leadership present an existential threat. While Delhi Chief Minister and nationa
Mar 31, 2015 02:09 AM
If there were any doubts about Australia’s preeminence in cricket’s world order, those were ruthlessly banished at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. A fifth World Cup crown in 11 editions — each achieved in a different continent, b
Mar 30, 2015 12:47 AM
The Germanwings Airbus A320 crash in the French Alps that killed 150 people including the co-pilot who was responsible for it, raises a difficult question for the aviation industry: can it determine with finality that a pilot is fit in all respects before
Mar 30, 2015 12:40 AM
Yet another Arab nation faces a humanitarian crisis following military conflict, as the localised war between various forces in Yemen has taken on a regional dimension. After the besieged Yemeni government requested help, the Gulf Cooperation Council, led
Mar 28, 2015 02:31 AM
With his state visit to China just weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena appears to be trying to balance relations with the two countries that have the greatest influence in the island nation to
Mar 28, 2015 02:27 AM
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched Twitter Samvad, a service that allows people to receive tweets by government leaders and agencies as text messages over mobile phones, it was a striking testimony of how quickly the social media has evol
Mar 27, 2015 12:41 AM
And so it ended, not with a bang or a whimper, but something in between — India’s reign as world champion. In the sort of life-comes-full-circle moment that cricket so often produces, M.S. Dhoni’s men were ejected by the team they had de
Mar 27, 2015 12:39 AM
Earlier this week, India voted alongside China, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan in favour of a Russian resolution limiting benefits to same-sex couples. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, an outspoken defender of the rights of sexual minorities, had
Mar 26, 2015 01:18 AM
In an enlightened judgment that pushes the frontiers of laws envisaged for the regulation of the Internet, the Supreme Court has quashed the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (amended in 2009) and Section 118(d) of the Kerala Pol
Mar 26, 2015 01:18 AM
They may come with the ecumenical name of “National” Awards, but every time the announcement arrives, it becomes an occasion for parochial chest-thumping. “Tamil cinema gets 8 National Awards,” say Tamil Nadu-based newspapers and w
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