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Need for cent per cent introspection

 By Aasawari Shenolikar:  “Did you see the marks that the XII std students obtained, as also the class Xth?” was the first question that came out of the mouth of a retired school Principal after the preliminary greetings were exchanged. We had bumped into each other at the airport, and this dedicated teacher, who is passionate about the English language and its usage and still committed to teaching, was aghast at the number of students getting 100 percent marks in the Board ..

The Messenger is the Message

 By Rahul Dixit: India in 2019 saw debate across political turfs revolving around defeating one man - Narendra Modi. Rag-tag coalitions, devoid of specific strategies, continuously worked up a negative narrative, raised bogeys, and stooped too low to deride a popular Prime Minister. Little did they realise that Modi, the messenger of a strong country, himself was the message that the country was looking for. The Hitavada Assistant Editor Rahul Dixit narrates how the Opposition failed ..

MODI MAGIC conquers peoples mind

 Narendra Modi’s aura is so large that it has transcended not only the geographical boundaries but even the political, religious and ideological boundaries earmarked in the minds of the people for over a period of time. The Indians world over despite the political differences eulogises Modi for his ability to consolidate the Indian mind on the issue of national security and nationalism. The Hitavada Resident Editor of Raipur Edition, E V Murli describes how Modi won the hearts of people. &n..

Sri Lankan attacks: An example of global violence and terrorism

  By Anshuman Bhargava. Never in the history of humanity did we need so much unity of the humanitarian forces as now. And if we don’t realise the humanitarian crisis and act smart today, the world will be left in tatters in the near future. Sri Lankan political factions and leaders must stand united and help in the free, fair and efficient probe so that such possible attacks could be thwarted in future. Though attacks of this kind happen throughout the world these days, ..

Raj Thackeray’s self-destructive gamble

  By Rahul Dixit: Raj Thackeray’s acerbic jibes against the Prime Minister is a tectonic shift in his earlier stand when he was all praise for Modi. In fact, Thackeray was the first politician from Maharashtra to endorse the Gujarat model of development under Modi and sought its replication in the State. The U-turn is an effort to stay relevant in electoral politics even if it means turning into a Modi-basher.     ARMED with video clips, files and bunch ..

People in PoK suffering because of Pak’s illegal occupation of land: India

GENEVA,India also raised the issue of persecution of minorities by Pakistan and atrocities on people in Balochistan, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, besides Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. INDIA on Tuesday reminded the world community that Pakistan is in illegal occupation of parts of Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir, which needs to be addressed since people in those areas are suffering because of “systematic Army persecution” and denial of basic rights. India also raised the issue of persecutio..

Indian Ocean exploration mission makes historic broadcast

    ALPHONSE ISLAND, A BRITISH-LED scientific mission to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean has broadcast its first live, television-quality video transmission from a two-person submersible. Monsoon storms and fierce underwater currents continued to present a challenge at greater depths as scientific work began in earnest on Tuesday off the Seychelles. ‘The Associated Press’ has successfully broadcast the first multi-camera live signal in full broadcast ..