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File photo of PM Modi taking a dip at the Sangam in Prayagraj during the Kumbh Mela | narendramodi/Instagram

Why PM Modi’s visit changed the way I viewed the Kumbh Mela

The 12-crore plus visitors to the Kumbh are voters as well. They can see for themselves what Modi has accomplished.
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Mohan Bhagwat is like RK Laxman’s common man and RSS under him means business

The RSS Sarsanghachalak has worked to rescue the supposedly fascist Hindutva ideology from the narrow straitjacket it has been confined into.
File image of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi

Sibling support, not sibling rivalry behind Priyanka Gandhi joining Rahul’s Congress

Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi exemplify the harmony and unity in the ruling family of the Congress.

On Camera

Dead men talking

Reporting on Lanka's blood-soaked years, I watched names disappear from my notebook.
crash

Budgam friendly fire: Should charge of culpable homicide be on the table in the fog of war?

A senior IAF officer and 3 other personnel could be booked for “culpable homicide not amounting to murder” in the February Mi-17 helicopter downing.

Defence

File photo of commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Vimal Verma | By special arrangement

Bimal Verma files petition against KB Singh’s appointment as next Navy chief

He filed a petition in the Armed Forces Tribunal and contended that it should call for the service records of both him and Vice Admiral KB Singh and compare them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.