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BJP may reinstate Yeddyurappa - BS Satish Kumar, Hindu
With the Karnataka High Court clearing the former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa of corruption charges against him in the Lokayukta report on illegal mining, the party leadership may consider the possibility of reappointing him Chief Minister.
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The curious case of independents - Venkat Ananth, Mint
BJP banks on Modi whirlwind rallies - Deepak K Upreti, Pioneer
'Not easy to quit NDA, decision after talks with Modi' - Ambarish Mishra, ToI
Haryana byelections: Hung assembly likely - Hitender Rao, Hindustan Times
India to seek US help in hunt for Dawood Ibrahim - Harinder Baweja, HT
Modi will take off where Uddhav did - Liz Mathew & Shubhangi Khapre, IE
Jayalalithaa, associates used front companies to mask murky deals: court - Sruthisagar Yamunan & Krishnaprasad, Hindu
Jayalalithaa's political career cannot be written off - TM Veeraraghav, Hindu
Signs of Janata Parivar taking shape - Smita Gupta, Hindu
NCP has handed over the State to BJP: Chavan - Priyanka Kakodkar, Hindu
War on terror tops US, India agenda - Rezaul Hasan Laskar, India Today
Gajapathi slams UPA for Air India losses - Sanjay Singh, India Today
Gandhis missing from Congress’ Maharashtra poll campaign drive - Makarand Gadgil, Mint
BJP banks on brand Modi in Maharashtra, Haryana - Gyan Varma, Mint
PM's 'Swachchh Bharat' dream: Some wield broom, some fume - Archis Mohan & Vrishti Beniwal, Business Standard
D-Company's IPL spot-fixing game is up! - Pioneer
ED's red card to Mohun Bagan, East Bengal - Saugar Sengupta, Pioneer
Haryana: Shah virtually declares Abhimanyu CM face - Raghav Ohri, ET
Maharashtra: No safe seat even for the famous five - Rohit Chandavarkar, ET
Lily Thomas: The lady behind disqualification of politicians - Vasudha Venugopal, Times of India
NDA may be crumbling as NaMo-led BJP grows bigger - Nistula Hebbar, ET
Can Jayalalithaa's brand survive her absence? - Amrith Lal, Indian Express
Saradha’s Rs. 2,460cr deposits worth just Rs. 40cr - Abhishek Sharan, HT
Jayalalithaa: Tea estate deal left damning trail - Manu Aiyappa, Times of India
To take on China, ITBP may get dedicated air support - Deeptiman Tiwary, ToI
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An Englishman's description of “Hindoo” society, as he saw it in the early 1790s, when colonial system had not begun to extract and ravish the land and its indigenous frameworks, makes a fascinating reading of our collective self and capacities. In his “Sketches of the Hindoos” (1790, 1792), Q Craufurd, for example, noted that where the “destructive hand of the conqueror” had not fallen, the Hindoos, under their “native sovereigns” were “governed on principles of the most just and benevolent policy. In those countries (local principalities) the lands were highly cultivated; the towns and their manufacture flourish; the villages were composed of neat and commodious habitations, and filled with cheerful inhabitants; and wherever the eye turned, it beheld marks of the mild protection of the Government, and of ease and industry of the people.” Craufurd saw this especially in the southern parts, a region which had remained relatively insulated from invading hordes.
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