JULY 2014

JULY 2014

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The ISIL scheme for a sectarian Islamic Caliphate can prove to be a thorn in India’s side with its threat to the latter’s oil dependence and its manifesto of Sunni-Shia hatred
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Delhi University’s FYUP gaffe is an excellent lesson in how not to introduce reforms, and how not to suspend discussion
Lily Tekseng Delhi 

Editorial: July 2014
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

A meat trader wields his cleaver over the CBI, and other tales
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

When history will be written, the rise of Dhirubhai Ambani will be one of its more memorable chapters
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi 

For the first time in Maharashtra, 10 police personnel have been charged with the horrific custodial death of 25-year-old Agnelo Valdaris
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi 

If tomorrow Modiji decides to offer us 5,000 MW of power free of cost, I will be the first man to call off all the dams’
Sadiq Naqvi Dehradun

A magnificently executed film which marries passion for cinema to its very plot, delivering a cleverly told story for cinephiles
Sonali Ghosh Sen Kolkata

Lack of concrete facts, externally-driven speculation, menacing underlying agendas, and a multitude of stakeholders with competing interests sum up the pr

The recent upsurge of terror by ISIL can’t be viewed as detached from the on-going Syrian crisis, which has been providing it ample momentum, ammunition and a base