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25 August, 2021

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BJP And Congress On The Same Side? Yes, It Happens In Odisha

BJP And Congress On The Same Side? Yes, It Happens In Odisha

25 August, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

Both national parties see red as Naveen Patnaik changes the rules for counting of votes in panchayat polls. One side fears ‘rigging’, the other a domino effect.


‘I Can’t Be A Mute Spectator To KCR’s Misrule’

YSR Congress Telangana leader Y.S. Sharmila tells M.S. Shanker that her party will storm to power in the 2023 assembly polls. Excerpts:

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18 August, 2021

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Bait, Switch, Repeat: After Women’s Quota In 2019, Naveen Dangles A Carrot For OBCs

Panchayat polls are due in Odisha. How to ensure caste disaffection doesn’t throw a spanner in the works for BJD? Why, promise 27 per cent tickets to the backward castes…

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18 August, 2021

A Cloudburst Of Anger In Meghalaya As Old Wounds Open Up On I-Day

Dipankar Roy

They say Cheristerfield Thangkhiew, 54, was mediating with the regime. Why was he killed then? No one believes the police version among the Khasi-Jaintias…the black flags are out.


12 August, 2021

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12 August, 2021

I Too Was A Journalist And Was Jailed For A Month On Sedition Charges: Manipur CM Biren Singh

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

“Of hundreds of journalists in Manipur, (ask yourself) why are these two arrested every time? Talking about cow urine at a time of someone’s death is beyond morality and humanity.”


12 August, 2021

I’m A Genuine BJP CM, Says Bommai!

Ajay Sukumaran

Quite remarkable, actually, that such a clarification was needed. But then this is Karnataka, where most BJP worthies are from the Janata or Congress—as HDK was happy to point out.


12 August, 2021

White Paper, Black Matter: Cash-Strapped DMK Finds It Difficult To Fulfil Poll Promises

G.C. Shekhar

The manifesto was a painkiller, but reality will be a migraine for the ordinary Tamil. FM Palanivel Thiaga Rajan blames the AIADMK and hints at higher living costs all around.


04 August, 2021

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04 August, 2021

Why KCR Has Turned Into A Dalit Bandhu

M.S. Shanker

A Rs 2,000-crore aid package for Dalits? No one in Telangana can really oppose that, except to ask ‘why only in Huzurabad?’ Good question. Bypolls, what else.


04 August, 2021

No One Wants The Other Tourism Juggernaut In Puri

Sandeep Sahu

Odisha tries to do a Goa, get beach shacks across its 480-km coastline. Maybe a tourist-friendly idea, but they didn’t ask the seers at Puri.


04 August, 2021

Defence Is The Best Offence: How Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Scripted India’s Hockey Revival

Outlook Bureau

Naveen Patnaik may not quite be up there with Sreejesh, but the former Doon goalkeeper is the one who saved India from hockey oblivion and took us to the Olympic podium at Tokyo.


28 July, 2021

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28 July, 2021

Mirabai Chanu Fires A Medal-Starved Nation’s Dreams

Jayanta Oinam

A deep passion for sports runs in the DNA of Manipur. But even after the silvery miracle of Mirabai Chanu, poverty and political isolation still haunt this nursery of Olympians.


28 July, 2021

Odia Model: How To Ferment Rice And A Million Dollars

Sandeep Sahu

Have you seen ‘Isaak Munda Eating’ on YouTube? The jobless Adivasi youth from Sambalpur who became a hit with his local cuisine videos now earns praise from the PM too.


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28 July, 2021

Hallelujah! This Pastor Thinks DMK Win Was Divine Intervention

G.C. Shekhar

For once, DMK and BJP are on the same page. A priest from Kanyakumari claims Stalin’s party won the elections only because of Christian charity. And that wasn’t all he said.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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