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Jug Suraiya

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Incomes can have surprising outcomes

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Jug Suraiya Could the Indian income tax authorities be faced with an infringement of copyright by the estate of John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury, and Lord Chancellor of England, during the reign of Henry VII? The prelate has gone down in the history books... More »

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Of escapism and other escapades

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Jug Suraiya Had he been around today, the legendary Harry Houdini who, shackled in chains, locked in a chest, and submerged underwater, would magically extricate himself to the delight of spectators, might well have found himself playing second fiddle, in more... More »

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Getting royalties by being royal

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Jug Suraiya Having created a toofan in a Buckingham Palace garden party tea cup backhome, by declaring without so much as a by-your-leave that they were abdicating their duties and responsibilities as members of the British monarchy, Prince Harry, the Duke of ... More »

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The BJP biggest ally is the Opposition

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Jug Suraiya What should have been an impressive show of strength no fewer than 20 Opposition parties have bonded together to declare that they will jointly protest against the CAA and the proposed National Register of Citizens on Republic Day by reading from t... More »

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The rule of thumb was never greater

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Jug Suraiya With what might aptly be called 2020 I-site, the new year was ushered in with an estimated 1.5 billion people the world over giving it a rousing thumbs-up by pressing these digits down on the messaging screens of their mobile phones to send out gre... More »