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Vinod Mehta, A Prince Among Journalists

By Saeed Naqvi Vinod Mehta would have been flabbergasted. He would never have expected such a turnout at his funeral – the most powerful politicians, journalists, writers, cartoonists, artists, everybody except… well, in that exception possibly lay the secret of his success. The fixers and their patrons were not there. The attendance at the Lodhi Road crematorium is not the ...

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Leaders with no military experience are too eager to wage war: US War Veteran

By Ord Elliott The U.S. military invaded Afghanistan in 2001 and has been there ever since; in fact, the government started and ended another long and costly campaign in Iraq within that period. All the fighting, dying, loss of limbs, family absences, stress and resulting post-traumatic stress disorder, alcoholism, homelessness and suicide have been experienced by less than 1 percent ...

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