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Britain was NOT involved in Operation Bluestar: PM Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has asserted that there was "absolutely no" involvement of the Margaret Thatcher-led United Kingdom government in Operation Bluestar -- when the Indian Army......

We had no choice: Gandhi told Thatcher on Operation Blue Star

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi wrote a personal letter to her British counterpart Margaret Thatcher soon after the 1984 Operation Bluestar in an attempt to justify her decision to send army to......

Britain to reveal Thatcher's role in Operation Bluestar

Foreign Secretary William Hague is set to inform parliament on Tuesday about Britain's alleged involvement in planning Operation Bluestar to flush out terrorists from the GoldenTemple in 1984, with......

Thatcher supported Gandhi after Operation Bluestar: report

Margaret Thatcher in a personal note to Indira Gandhi extended Britain's full support in the aftermath of the 1984 Operation Bluestar to flush out Sikh militants holed up in the Golden Temple, a......

Cameron orders urgent probe into Thatcher link to Op Bluestar

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday ordered an urgent investigation into a decision by Margaret Thatcher's government to send an SAS officer to India in 1984 to advise Indira Gandhi in......

Why India needs politicians like Margaret Thatcher

We need politicians like Margaret Thatcher, who can articulate economic solutions for the country rather than concentrating on politics alone. Margaret Thatcher lent herself easily to hatred and......

Column: Lessons from the NTPC fiasco

There can be no forgetting the Margaret Thatcher principle of leaving something on the table for the small investor, writes Subir Roy.The government has come in for severe criticism for the poor......

Has political advertising matured?

'Labour isn't working. Britain's better off with the Tories' -- Saatchi and Saatchi's advertisement for Margaret Thatcher in 1978, not only made Saatchis famous, but also opened the doors for the......

The Left, the Right and us

Now, the world over, policymakers are dusting off their copies of Keynes' classic, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, and figuring out whether there are any answers there to our......

Focus on aam aadmi, infra: Colleagues to Pranab

Not a single voice in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's pre-Budget meeting with Congress party office-bearers sought further economic reforms. Instead, the overwhelming demand from the party on......

Review: The Iron Lady works because of Meryl Streep

The Iron Lady is much too lethargic to create the complexity of Margaret Thatcher's supremacy or match the aura of Meryl Streep's ambitions, writes Sukanya Verma. It was in a Linda Goodman book......

Meryl Streep has a winner in The Iron Lady

Meryl Streep wows critics with her performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.If anyone in the United Kingdom had doubts about an American actress playing a person who dominated British......

Juhi or Shabana? Vote for your fave Lady Politician in Bollywood!

Take a look at the most talked-about lady politicians of Bollywood. Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country, said......

Jaya Bachchan turns 65!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Actress Jaya Bachchan, who is often remembered for her performances in films like Guddi, Sholay, Mili, Uphaar, celebrated......

The Best Oscar 2013 Speech? VOTE!

Most of them can act surprised. But that isn't enough to craft -- or to spontaneously come up with -- a genuinely touching, clever or beautiful acceptance speech. Whose acceptance speech......

Race row: 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games were on brink of cancellation

Secret papers have revealed that senior officials in the Thatcher government were not worried about a boycott by African and Caribbean nations that made the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh......

British PM Cameron apologises for 1989 stadium disaster

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he is "profoundly sorry" for failures and cover-ups in the wake of the 1989 Hillsborough soccer disaster in which 96 spectators died after a......

UK government to release football stadium disaster report

The British government said on Monday it was committed to disclosing the full facts behind the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster in which 96 Liverpool fans were killed in a crush, an......

Tiger Woods wins Buick Open

Tiger Woods captured the Buick Open title for a third and possibly final time on Sunday, cruising to a three-shot victory at an event that looks set to become the latest victim of the economic......
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Q. Name couple of world statesmen who attained this position mainly through their exceptional oratory skills?
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Q. Vajpayee, Musharraf, Madhuri Dixit and Margaret Thatcher are traveling in a train.The train suddenly goes through a tunnel and it gets completely dark.Suddenly there is a kissing sound and then a slap! The train comes out of the tunnel. Thatcher and Vajpayee are sitting there looking perplexed. Musharraf is bent over holding his face, which is red from an apparent slap. All of them remain diplomatic and nobody says anything.Thatcher is thinking: These Pakistanis are all crazy after Madhuri. Musharraf must have tried to kiss her in the tunnel. Very proper that she slapped himMad
Rahee:  A. Abraham Lincoln, J F Kennedy, Churchill, Lenin, Hitler, IG, Margaret Thatcher and probably even Atal ji. more

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India is Moving Right

If it is coincidence then it is a remarkable one. Disparate democracies the world over seem to be making a right turn. Japan was in the van,... ...

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Have We Reached 'Peak Beard'? Good, Because I'm Not Trying to Be Trendy

If you are repelled by the inexplicably large number of young men wearing big beards, the prediction by a pogonologist, or beard-scientist, from... ...

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Of Secular Imams and Economists

An unusual combination of communal incidents occurred recently. The first, Sonia Gandhi's shopping spree for secular votes from a religious head,... ...

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Sartorial styles played a key role in South Asian politics

Indian prime ministers rarely feature in global popular culture. Indira Gandhi did, for being a woman, and her father did too, for an item of... ...

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Telltale diplomats

Coming as it did during election time, Sanjay Baru's tell all tale on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his special relationship with Sonia Gandhi... ...

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