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Kerala Police and IB in the dock

ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan’s false indictment exposes the pitfalls of investigating espionage by Police and Intelligence agencies

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‘Scourge of Wahhabism is still present today’

Sangh stalwart KN Govindacharya was upset at RSS Chief saying that Guru ji’s thoughts in “Bunch of Thoughts” are not eternal

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If all religions are same then why convert: RSS Chief

RSS Chief Dr Mohan Bhagwat elaborated about the Sangh’s ideology during 3-day meet at New Delhi. On the last day he answered a slew of questions that described RSS’ views on a range of topics. Edited Excerpts

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RSS walks on a tight rope

RSS is still unable to set the discourse in India. In order to change this ecosystem, Sangh Chief Dr Mohan Bhagwat reached out to intellectuals in a mega-conclave. He ended up disowning portions of Golwalkar’s book “Bunch of Thoughts”. Other Sangh stalwarts are not happy.

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Jammu Kashmir: Long term vision required

Vajpayee ji had great foresight about Jammu & Kashmir. He had set the foundation for peace. Its time to take it forward

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Needless ruckus on Rafale

Cooked up controversy over purchase of combat jets from Dassault is playing into the hands of vested interest groups

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Atal ji never behaved as boss

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister of India but power sat very very lightly on his shoulders, Sudheendra Kulkarni tells Vivek Sinha. Kulkarni had been very closely associated with Vajpayee

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Atal ji passed away on August 16. Those who say he died earlier are spreading rumours.

Shiv Kumar Sharma, who remained with Vajpayee till his last breath, brushes aside the rumours surrounding his death on August 14. In a free wheeling chat with Naresh Soni he shares anecdotes about former PM

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It was Atal ji's Hindi proficiency that helped him become PM'

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee openly advocated Hindi, yet he seldom opposed the hegemony of English. Audience was mesmerised by his speeches

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‘Mukhauta controversy has also stuck with Atal ji. This is unfortunate’

KN Govindacharya in a candid chat with Vivek Sinha explains the sequence of events about the wrong translation of “face” to “mukhauta” led to the word thrust upon him

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