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Damn Zakaria by all means, But…

Fareed Zakaria is found plagiarizing from Jill Lepore’s article in the New Yorker. He has apologized unconditionally for having let a passage from her writing slip into his piece for the Time Magazine and also into the recycled CNN blog post. Zakaria did not try to advance excuses. Did not try to cover up. Did […]

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They Don’t Do Strange Things. They Do Things Strangely

At the stage of scrutiny of the nominations, an objection was raised against the candidature of the other person. It was pointed out that the challenger was not a wearer of khadi. That he was not a Khaddar dhari, and therefore, it was contended that he was not eligible to hold the office of town […]

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His Contentment Is, Perhaps, His Mantra

I am very good at detecting discontent. Yesterday, however, I have not seen even a shred of it in his eyes. If it were there, it couldn’t have gone unnoticed. Couldn’t have escaped my notice, at any rate. He is in his eighties. Retired long ago. I found him quite fit. His wife too is […]

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