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    A reincarnation of Nathuram Godse?

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    NATHURAM Godse had emptied three bullets point-blank in the chest of Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as the Mahatma, the apostle of peace and the father...

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    Growing phenomenon of demonising Muslims

    Partha S Ghosh | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2019

    EVER since the al-Qaeda terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, Muslims all over the world are ‘under...

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    The fragility of India’s federalism

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2019

    THE abrogation of Article 370 has exposed ambiguities that have long been evident in India’s federal system. Asymmetric agreements have been negotiated in settlement of...

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    Venezuelans ready to defend Bolivarian revolution

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2019

    PEOPLE in Venezuela shall defend the Bolivarian revolution. To defend the land, the people are prepared for a battle. This is the promise of the...

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    Feeling unsuited to Nantucket Island

    Zeenat Khan | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    AT THE beginning of this summer, I finished Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. I was supposed to read this American classic in 1978, for my early 19th-century...

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    Neoliberalism has met its match in China

    Ellen Brown | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    WHEN the Federal Reserve cut interest rates last week, commentators were asking why. According to official data, the economy was rebounding, unemployment was below 4...

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    Distorting Shimla

    Javed Jabbar | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    INDIA’S blatant violations on August 5 of UN resolutions on Kashmir, its own constitution and multiple pledges to hold a plebiscite are perverse outcomes of...

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    Sins of the leader

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    WITHOUT an iota of doubt, India’s Kashmir is in total lockdown. The special status of Jammu and Kashmir has been ‘scrapped’ as though it were...

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    Hiroshima and new arms race, with no winners

    Robert Dodge | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2019

    SEVENTY-FOUR years ago today the United States dropped the first atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima, Japan. This nuclear weapon resulted in the deaths...

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    Political triplets of new democracy

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2019

    THREE important democracies have thrown up leaders who conform to a tried-and-tested template that is a telling comment on the state of the democratic world...

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