Things missing from BJP's Amritsar campaign: Clarity, allies and a defence of demonetisation
Arun Jaitley apologised for the city going 'unrepresented' for 12 years, 10 of which featured a BJP MP.
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There’s a Bollywood script in the friendship between Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan
Karan and Arjun reunite to defeat their mutual rival (read Aamir Khan).
A writer speaks
‘I have to criticise religions that oppress women’: Taslima Nasrin at Jaipur Literature Festival
While the exiled Bangladeshi author questioned the presence of secularism in India, Muslim groups protested against her invitation to the event.
Trouble for India as Pakistan terror groups join hands with Islamic State, Taliban in Afghanistan
Recent reports also indicate that Jaish founder Maulana Masood Azhar is unwell, and possibly dying.
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The Daily Fix: Violent end to jallikattu protests exposes the lack of leadership in Tamil Nadu
Everything you need to know for the day (and a little more)
A Village Votes
What a case of stolen buffaloes tells us about the quest for security in Uttar Pradesh
Many in the state believe their interests can be secured only by leaders from their own community.
What Ashwatthama did on learning he had become immortal
“The cowherd had placed a curse on him. The Amrityuvar – the immortality blessing.” An excerpt from a new novel.
The solution to saving native cattle breeds lies in organic farming practices, not jallikattu
A farmer describes her efforts to preserve 12 breeds of draught as well milch indigenous cattle.