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HEMRAJ SINGH

RAJIV GANDHI: Bofors & Shah Bano
in Law, Politics

RAJIV GANDHI: Bofors & Shah Bano

Rajiv Gandhi, born on August 20, 1944 in Mumbai, became India’s sixth Prime Minister after the assassination of his mother, Indira Gandhi, on October 31, 1984. However, Rajiv, depite being the elder son of India’s then Prime Minister, had no interest in politics and did not want to become an active politician. It was his younger brother, Sanjay Gandhi, who was actively involved in Indian...

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24 Jun 2015
Muhammad Ali and Civil Rights Movement – I: Clay turns Ali
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Muhammad Ali and Civil Rights Movement – I: Clay turns Ali

Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17, 1942, Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest boxers of all times, but his preeminence is as much attributable to his boxing prowess as to his struggle as a black man in the White Man’s World and to his famous refusal to join the US Army to take part in the Vietnam War on grounds of religious...

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24 Jun 2015
MIKE TYSON: “The Baddest Man On The Planet”
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MIKE TYSON: “The Baddest Man On The Planet”

Mike Tyson (Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson) is one of the greatest boxers the world has ever seen. If statistics are anything to go by, of a total of 58 bouts that he took part in, Tyson won 50, out of which 44 were straight knockouts, and lost only 6. Also, he has in his name the record of being the youngest boxer to win the...

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24 Jun 2015
Richard Nixon and the Watergate Scandal
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Richard Nixon and the Watergate Scandal

Impeachment of the constitutional authorities is a cumbersome process all over the world, and it has been made difficult so that the possibility of impeachment does not prevent or discourage the authorities from taking strong or largely unpopular measures in long-term public interest. Not only can the constitutional authorities not be impeached easily, but also cannot be impeached on the expressly stated grounds. While in...

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24 Jun 2015
BILL CLINTON: A President and a Sexual Predator?
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BILL CLINTON: A President and a Sexual Predator?

It is in the very nature of power to be intoxicating, which is why it tends to make inroads into the psyche of the powerful and makes them act irresponsible. Bill Clinton was just one of them who thought he could get away with. And, interestingly, he pretty much did. Of course, he had to carry the blemish, but his presidency sailed through the impeachment...

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24 Jun 2015
M. F. HUSSAIN: The Painter Who Died Elsewhere
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M. F. HUSSAIN: The Painter Who Died Elsewhere

Liberal tolerance may not be a virtue at all times, but fundamentalist intolerance is always a deplorable vice. And there have been many artists, writers, social reformers and spiritual leaders who have suffered on account of such intolerance. However, sooner or later – most often later rather than sooner – the world found a way of making peace with them as it realized that it...

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24 Jun 2015
SANJAY DUTT: A Life of Endless Turmoil
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SANJAY DUTT: A Life of Endless Turmoil

The struggle stories comprising of sleeping-on-the pavement anecdotes are quite common in the film industry – Hollywood or Bollywood – with some of them real, others fake, and among the fakes some are spiced up realities while others are plain lies. Then, there are those fake stories that are tall tales told by the artists themselves whereas there are others that are the thoughtful PR...

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