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News Epicentre: ‘New India’ Worries Rahul Gandhi

News Epicentre: ‘New India’ Worries Rahul Gandhi

Giving a spin to the prime minister's slogan for a new India, rahul gandhi tweeted this picture on international yoga day... Take a look at this tweet that he has posted.Rahul is not just mocking the prime minister, he is also taking a jibe at all those who participated in the yoga day events today... This picture is of the indian army's elite dog unit.. They undergo rigorous training... Now the chief of the Congress party has mocked not just the govt, but the army and its dog unit too.

Off Centre: ‘This Whole Idea That Reason Is All That Matters Is An Inadequate Idea’

Off Centre: ‘This Whole Idea That Reason Is All That Matters Is An Inadequate Idea’

Amitav Ghosh’s latest novel ‘Gun Island’ is a fanciful tale that merges folklore and legend with science, and coincidences with real events. It is his way of using fiction to address the crisis that anthropogenic climate change has created for the earth’s inhabitants. On Off Centre with Anuradha SenGupta, the Jnanpith winning author discusses his latest book, why India can’t be a monolingual state and why the human response to climate change may have failed humanity.

Viewpoint: Did Rahul's Obsession With Data Sink The Congress?

Viewpoint: Did Rahul's Obsession With Data Sink The Congress?

Did Rahul Gandhi fail to read the counter Pulwama wave? CNN-News18 has accessed emails that show how a Congress insider had warned Rahul Gandhi of nation's mood just 2 days after the Pulwama attack. Yet the Congress president chose to ignore it. 'The Opposition may face a humiliating defeat' was the crystal clear message but why did Congress President fail to get his act together?. Tonight on Viewpoint, Marya Shakil asks, did Rahul's obsession with data sink the Congress?

Face Off: Who's Footing Karnataka CM's 5-Star Hotel Bill?

Face Off: Who's Footing Karnataka CM's 5-Star Hotel Bill?

For the last year, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy has been operating out of a suite in a 5-star hotel in Bengaluru. The bill is 5 lakh rupees a month, and 63 lakhs a year. Who is footing this bill and is Kumaraswamy's splurge justified? That's the debate tonight on Face Off with Maha Siddiqui.

Watch: Bottomline With Kishore Ajwani

Watch: Bottomline With Kishore Ajwani

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Viewpoint: Are Simultaneous Polls Anti-Democracy?

Viewpoint: Are Simultaneous Polls Anti-Democracy?

​​Modi Sarkar remains firm on 'One Nation, One Poll'. In a crucial all-party meeting to discuss the proposal, several party chiefs didn't attend the meet. The Congress, TMC, Aam Aadmi Party, DMK, BSP and Left opposed the idea saying it will diminish the role of regional political forces and thus disturb federal balance. An undeterred PM announced that a committee will be formed to go examine the issue of 'One Country, One Election' threadbare, and come up with suggestions in a time-bound manner. On the Viewpoint tonight, Marya Shakil asks, is it an idea whose time has come?

Face Off: Yogi's Patriotism Test For Private Universities

Face Off: Yogi's Patriotism Test For Private Universities

Private universities in Uttar Pradesh are being made to sign an undertaking to state that no anti-national activities will take place on campus. Tonight on Face Off, Maha Siddiqui debates if the move is censorship of free speech.

Watch: Bottomline With Kishore Ajwani

Watch: Bottomline With Kishore Ajwani

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Viewpoint: Did Bihar Govt Ignore Its Own 2014 SoP Against Encephalitis?

Viewpoint: Did Bihar Govt Ignore Its Own 2014 SoP Against Encephalitis?

Almost two weeks after encephalitis cases began piling up in hospitals, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar visited Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in Muzaffarpur. But the day was marked by his silence — neither empathy nor regret. Kumar has been in power since 2005 and encephalitis-related deaths are not new to Bihar. In 2014, 357 children lost their lives. The CM then swung into action. A SoP was put in place, which included vaccination, cleanliness drive and awareness campaign. This did lead to drop in deaths but what happened in 2019?

Face Off: Oath Ceremony Or Political Rally?

Face Off: Oath Ceremony Or Political Rally?

The elections may be over but the political sloganeering is playing out in Parliament. From Jai Shri Ram to Jai Mai Kala to Allahu Akbar - all these slogans were being raised by MPs during the oath taking ceremony. Tonight on Face Off, Maha Siddiqui debates whether Parliament has been reduced to theatrics​.

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