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Published: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:48:01 GMT

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Demonetisation has failed to curb militancy in Kashmir
'The more harder India pushes its nationalism on to its population, the further away we send Kashmiris.'



Brand Devendra bulldozes all in Maharashtra
With 8 out of Maharashtra's 10 municipal corporations under the BJP's belt, and a stunning show in 25 zilla parishads and panchayat samitis, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, says Prasanna D Zore, is all set for an encore when his party next faces the polls.



Is Tamil Nadu the new Bihar?
If the people of Tamil Nadu stop deifying their leaders and start evaluating them more objectively, the political masters too may change their wayward behaviour, argues Sudhir Bisht.



Just when I thought I was superior to the Americans...
'Watching American protesters get their act together so quickly and so forcefully only reminds me of all the resisting that Indians should have been doing for the last three years,' says Mitali Saran.



Akhilesh, the man to watch out for
Akhilesh, the man to watch out for



Time for TN to get a full-time governor
Now that an elected chief minister is at the helm, it is high time the Centre initiate discussions to appoint a full-time governor at the earliest, given that the state is set to face some challenging times, says N Sathiya Moorthy.



Who doesn't want to escape reality for a while?
'While there cannot be any doubt that the national anthem should be shown utmost respect, cinema halls are not the most appropriate places to play the national anthem.'



Why India continues to fail its school children
'We have not taught children their rights and responsibilities, nor life skills,' says Mitali Saran.



Time to trim the fat army of babus
Just 5 departments account for about 88 per cent of the Union government's civilian employees.



Is Shiv Sena changing the goalposts again?
From son of soil to Hindutva and from the BJP to Hardik Patel, the Shiv Sena has changed its stand time to time to reinvent itself.