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Dawn – Dialogue the only option, says Swaraj

Jawed Naqvi

New Delhi, 23 August 2015. Likening the history of India-Pakistan talks to a heavily potholed road, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday that regardless of the ups and downs along the way, the journey would have to be completed through talks, and that war had never solved anything in the world. 544 more words


PMO keeps veil over 2002 Godhra letters

he Prime Minister’s office has refused to divulge correspondences between Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee during the 2002 Gujarat riots, invoking a clause in the right to information ( RTI) law usually used to deny personal details. 403 more words

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'I come from BJP ideology. I am not imported' :Kiren Rijiju

Discrimination against those from the North­east is a subject that’s close to minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju’s heart. The home ministry is recruiting around 160 police personnel from the Northeast for the Delhi police, the MP from Arunachal Pradesh tells Sonia Sarkar… 1,578 more words


A leader's scrapbook

“You are a puritan: you neither drink nor womanise. Such men are dangerous.” Gales of laughter ensued when the late writer Khushwant Singh observed thus in his characteristic irreverent humour to Lal Krishna Advani. 2,020 more words


Concrete Roads

A crack or pothole appearing on a bitumen road within months of its construction is no wonder in India. Poor quality is to blame in this case. 394 more words


The Defusing of Operation Parakram (2001-2002)

Between February and March of 2002, many parts of the western Indian state of Gujarat were subjected to a series of communal riots between Hindus and Muslims. 5,295 more words