Dress

The Girl Who Married a Stranger

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Spread the love           Tutu recounts a popular folktale from the Calabar region of Nigeria. It’s about a stunning young woman, Afiong. She had bright eyes and velvety smooth skin, the colour of the deepest golden honey. She was also tall and carried herself with poise and grace. But, she was vain and turned down several marriage […]


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Human Rights Justice: Who are the Torture Victims? – I

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Spread the love           Amit, our Editor-at-Large (Europe) analyses role of an India based Non-Governmental Organisation working for the torture victims of marginalised groups (such as Dalits, Muslims) using novel methods of testimonial therapy – employing it for the rehabilitation of torture victims providing voice for voiceless, mobilising human rights movement by bringing narratives of injustices of […]


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Manmohan Singh was a Real Reformer with Innovative Policies

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Spread the love           Manmohan Singh enlivened the service sector by ceding several tax concessions. Software companies sprang up, placing the country a pivot for global software exports. Notwithstanding Modi’s slow pace in economic reforms, India emerged globally a competitive destination for doing business. A report, for Different Truths.   Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not a radical […]


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When Pastoral Becomes Political and the Peril in Democracy

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Spread the love           Those fighting for the archbishops’ right to freedom of expression question that if a mahant can be made ‘chief minister’, what’s wrong in an archbishop issuing a pastoral-political letter. Here’s a tongue-in-cheek take on politics, for Different Truths. Pastoral brings to mind rolling hills, green meadows, scattered farms, standing crops, farms, sheep, fowl, horses, […]


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It is High Time NDA Addressed Core Economic Issues

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Spread the love           Though there is not much of a difference between a dynasty and a single-party supreme leader in terms of his or her writ being run unquestioned, the fact remains that a voluble democracy like ours always throws up puzzling results at the hustings whenever people feel short-changed or betrayed by leaders who promised […]


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Pak Junta Grounds ISI Durrani to Grind Him: Book Reveals Games Played by Spooks across the Border

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Spread the love           Lt. General Asad Durrani, once chief of Pakistan’s notorious Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), is in trouble. He danced a tango with ex-RAW head Amarjit Singh Dulat – who is in the habit of chronicling his years as a spy – and spilled ‘ISI-Beans’ that Indian journalist Aditya Sinha strung together with ‘Dulat Brand Chickpeas’ […]


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More Rhetoric than Action in US-China Trade Negotiations: India Should Lie Low Without Taking Sides

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Spread the love           The trade negotiations between the two countries ended last week, with China declaring its honest intent to increase US imports and the world breathed a sigh of relief that the trade war was averted. But no roadmap of the strategic measures to reduce the trade deficit was drawn up. A report, for Different […]


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Twin Gubernatorial Rebuffs in Two Days: Political Violence Haunts Kerala Government

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Spread the love           Governor P. Sathasivam has sought a report from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the political killings. This is the second time in the last six months that the Governor has demanded the action taken a report from the Chief Minister over political murders involving the CPI(M) and the BJP. A report, in Different […]


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