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Kishore Dave, the bureau chief of the Gujarati newspaper Jai Hind, was stabbed to death at the newspaper's office in Gujarat's Junagadh district. According to a Press Trust of India report, the Superintendent of Police at the local police station said Dave (53) was attacked by unknown assailants at around 9:30 PM on 22 August 2016. Aaj Tak, the Indian television channel, reported that personal enmity prompted the murder.

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  • The pursuit of the Southasian past

    Anup Kumar, 30 August 2016

    This is an excellent essay on the state of historical study of India and the Subcontinent by one of the doyens of history. It should be read by all st...

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  • The silent superbug

    Dr Tej Bahadur Gurung, 22 August 2016

    It is really sad that even in this century our part of the world is fighting communicable diseases like TB. The famous medical adage, 'prevention is b...

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  • State against society

    Tenzin, 02 August 2016

    It could be true that army deployment is higher in Kashmir than in Tibet. But (and it's a big BUT) we have never picked up AK47 against the State.

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