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A joke surfaced on social media after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. A black-and-white photograph featuring that ultimate jewel of Bengali romantic films, Uttam Kumar with Suchitra Sen. She said, "Let us go somewhere, where only we will be alone and no one else there." In response, Uttam Kumar said, "Then we should go to Alimuddin Street."...

Now Kashmiris will not require any certificate to prove they are Kashmiris. This demise has given freedom from bondage, freedom from having to live with a stamp and, above all, freedom to exercise the right of choice. ...

Congress leaders like Shashi Tharoor are suggesting an election of a new party president. They have probably forgotten the Tirupati Congress session in April 1992 to elect a new Congress Working Committee. This exercise in democracy astonished arch Brahmin P.V. Narasimha Rao because Arjun Singh, a Rajput, led the pack followed by intermediate c...

There is a spate of seminars and round tables hosted by illusive think tanks and intellectual groups operating out of India - often with the collaboration of foreign-based strategic analysts - on the likely directions of the Modi government in its second tenure may be taking to advance its nationalist agenda. Like in the past, the discussions are couched in sceptici...

Raul Molina, a 46-year-old Mexican immigrant, says that cannabis is the business of the future, though for him it is a very lucrative here and now thanks to the Mint Dispensary, a unique store/restaurant in Arizona offering the likes of chicken wings dressed with THC, the active ingredient of marijuana....