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Talk Point: What are the lessons from the violence after Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s conviction

An expert panel also offers tips on how such instances of violence can be prevented in the future.

Talk Point: How does Nitish Kumar joining NDA affect the formation of a national opposition alliance?

Ahead of a grand Patna rally, does Nitish Kumar's absence mean there's already a very big crack in the opposition front that plans to take on the BJP in 2019?
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Talk Point: What are the implications of Trump’s statements on Pakistan & Afghanistan?

Donald Trump has promised more troops in Afghanistan and criticised Pakistan for supporting terrorism. Experts explain what this could mean for India and south Asia.
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Talk Point: Is there a pushback against women-centric dowry and rape laws?

Two recent court rulings on special laws protecting women are significant. The Supreme Court issued a set of guidelines for arresting a husband and his...

Talk Point: Does border infrastructure determine India’s military posture towards China?

While China has developed infrastructure along its border areas, India lags behind. Is it a key determinant of India's military posture and capability?
Lal Chowk Supreme Court

Talk Point: What are the constitutional ramifications of revisiting Article 370?

The Supreme Court is revisiting its position on the special status granted by the Constitution to J&K. Many parties have voiced their opposition to this move.

Talk Point: ​Does ​​the Rajatarangini narrative of ​5000 years of Hindu history in Kashmir need challenging?

Kashmir: Exposing the Myth Behind the Narrative (SAGE Publications, 2017​), a new book by a former Kashmiri state civil servant​,​ Khalid Bashir Ahmad, challenges​ what the author calls...

Talk Point: Are rhinos ‘overpopulated’ or is their habitat shrinking?

Is the 'overpopulation' of rhinos, lions and leopards a result of successful conservation or due to shrinking habitats and slow relocation drives? We ask  experts.

#TalkPoint: Should we relegate Partition to history books?

Should India consider Partition a history project or does its legacy continue to impact the country today? We ask the experts.

Talk Point: What reforms has the Muslim community initiated on triple talaq?

Ahead of the SC's triple talaq judgement we ask experts the internal reforms the community has implemented.

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Imran Khan

India’s Balakot strikes were long time coming, but only Pakistan can end terrorism

Trump must focus on ensuring that Pakistani terrorism against India (and Afghanistan) is defeated for the larger success of US geopolitical interests in Asia.
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Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.

Defence

Tricolor draped coffins of the CRPF personnel, who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack

India has not and will not forget sacrifice of CRPF personnel in Pulwama, says Ajit Doval

At CRPF's 80th Raising Day event, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval says country’s leadership capable of determining "what should be done ahead".
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China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?