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Shirish Kunder vs Aneel Neupane: A David vs Goliath battle

Shirish Kunder vs Aneel Neupane: A David vs Goliath battle

Bollywood director Shirish Kunder has always been in the news for all the wrong reasons. He made his directorial debut with Jaan-e-Mann in 2006. That hardly created any ripples despite starring Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar along with boasting of a release in 1200 screens worldwide.His next directori...

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Why we should all take Subramanian Swamy seriously

Why we should all take Subramanian Swamy seriously

Many people view BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy as nothing but a loose cannon that may hit anyone at any time, a matter of mere chance. But that’s only on the surface. Deep down Swamy is actually a guided missile and consistent in his own unique universe.Let me explain. Public perception is th...

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Why India desperately needs many more Udta Punjabs

Why India desperately needs many more Udta Punjabs

While many Indians may not have heard of David Fincher, he does have a cult following here. One of his most famous movies is Se7en (1995) featuring the all-star cast of Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey and Gwyneth Paltrow.In the climax Pitt is presented a box with the severed head of his preg...

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Is Kejriwal suffering a breakdown?

Is Kejriwal suffering a breakdown?

After a CBI raid on his official premises in December 2015, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) Tweeted…Modi is a coward and a psycopath— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 15, 2015It was a strange tweet showing great mental strain because it was coming from a high office ...

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Why I totally support Uber's surge pricing...

Why I totally support Uber's surge pricing...

Suddenly all manner of State governments have decided to crack down on the innovative surge pricing introduced by Uber’s taxi service. Public transportation still continues to be inadequate in many places. So it is ironic that authorities are showing so much interest in this private transport s...

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2013: The year Congress totally lost it

2013: The year Congress totally lost it

In 2009 the Congress looked invincible. In 2010 people thought the CWG scam would eventually be brushed aside. The ruling party made a mess of it from 2011-12. But in 2013, they totally lost the plot and will have to do a tremendous amount of course correction to salvage 2014.A look at all the thing...

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Why Kohli's the Knockout King of the T20 realm...

Why Kohli's the Knockout King of the T20 realm...

If it's a T20 and a knockout match, then who are you going to turn to? King Kohli of course! Virat is the man who is making the T20 realm his very own. He's zoomed ahead of the pack and there's no close second. Kohli has a phenomenal average of 53.6 in international T20s. To make you understand h...

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Narendra Modi's 7 unifying themes

Narendra Modi's 7 unifying themes

A large section of India will probably never vote for the BJP. An even larger section holds the RSS in contempt. That’s the disadvantage with which Narendra Modi took over as Gujarat Chief Minister in 2001.Then Godhra happened in 2002 and Modi’s image was tainted forever. There has been such a vicio...

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2016 is the beginning of a new T20 era

2016 is the beginning of a new T20 era

Indian cricket gets its first bumper season of T20. It began at the end of January and will continue unabated till May-end. No Tests. No ODIs. Nothing but T20s. A 3-match T20 series just concluded in Australia. Next is a similar one against Sri Lanka. Then the team heads for Bangladesh for the...

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Why gay rights are inevitable in India...

Why gay rights are inevitable in India...

With the Supreme Court's decision to re-open the debate on Section 377 (that criminalizes homosexuality), the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community in India has received a huge fillip.But no matter what the final SC ruling happens to be, gay rights are inevitable and it's just a m...

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