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Assembly polls 2016: Warrior queens

Amma and Didi remain formidable forces in their states. Should they buck anti-incumbency, Modi and the BJP will have reason to worry, even if they win Assam and open an account in Kerala.
Posted: April 1, 2016, 12:12 pm
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Still getting used to freedom

Sanjay Dutt was convicted under the Arms Act for having in his possession an AK-56 rifle in the aftermath of the Bombay blasts and was sentenced to five years in prison.
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:35 pm
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Beyond religious lines

Javed Akhtar, who calls himself an atheist, strengthened his stance on why he has no qualms in saying "Bharat Mata ki Jai" by citing an expression in Urdu poetry, "Madr-e watan". "Bharat Mata is ultimately motherland. You are only qualifying it by calling 'Bharat'. What is the problem with that?" he said, to hearty applause from the audience.
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:35 pm
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The corruption of truth

The India Today Conclave 2016 hosted a session featuring noted academic, president of the Centre for Policy Research and columnist Pratap Bhanu Mehta; and author, professor and scholar of history Sunil Khilnani; moderated by Shashi Tharoor.
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:34 pm
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Down to the wire

At 67, Frenchman Philippe Petit is like a cat. Stealthy and measured. He is also a born performer, a hook, someone who can put his finger on the pulse of an audience in seconds, draw them in and keep them there for as long as he pleases.
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:34 pm
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The new old age

The 21st century ushered in the Age of the New Biology, with ideas and tools from fields as diverse as physics, chemistry, computational sciences, mathematics and engineering.
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:34 pm
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The India growth story, with a few roadblocks

Of late, there have been enough questions on the veracity of the new methodology to compute the India growth figure. Putting those concerns to rest, two economic thinkers and policy makers from opposite ends of the spectrum said that the institutions that produce the numbers are of the "highest quality, unimpeachable credentials, with no questio
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:33 pm
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'Self-confident, not arrogant'

The BJP president has zero tolerance for any act against national interest, but he refutes the allegation that the BJP government at the Centre is intolerant to criticism.
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:33 pm
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Time to move the goalposts

At the India Today Conclave 2016, in a session titled 'The Olympic Dream', Bindra and Gopichand were candid as usual, so brutally honest about India's sporting structure and so clear about how we are a million miles away from what needs to be done that some people would even consider their words to be a downer in an Olympic year.
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:33 pm
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The ISIS survival handbook

Three individuals from disparate backgrounds-Lipstick Jihad author Azadeh Moaveni, photographer and ISIS survivor Daniel Rye Ottosen and counter-terrorism expert Daniel Benjamin deliberated over this common new threat at the India Today conclave 2016.
Posted: March 30, 2016, 4:32 pm
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