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A worthy honour

Dilip Vengsarkar, the veteran cricketer, deserves all praise on being given the BCCI’s Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.

German Vs sanskrit

The ministry of human resources development is fast becoming everyone’s favourite punching bag, but this time it is not without reason.

End hisar violence

The Hisar standoff between godman Rampal and the Haryana police reminds one of Operation Bluestar, where the Indira Gandhi government was forced to go on the offensive to remove Jarnail Singh Bhindran

A foolish act

What’s the point of deploying langurs to shoo away the monkeys during President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to Banke Bihari temple in Delhi? This foolish act is a clear violation of the Wildlife Act.

Kohli’s confidence

Hats off to our stand-in captain, Virat Kohli, who on the eve of our team’s departure for Australia tackled the media as he would tackle his opponents with a straight bat.

A lesson for CBI

The tongue-lashing that CBI chief Ranjit Sinha received from the SC 12 days before his retirement is unprecedented for any chief of the country’s premier investigating agency.

Diplomatic coup

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to US President Barack Obama to be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations, and its prompt acceptance by the White House is a big diplomatic succ

For better cricket

Indian cricket’s image was tarnished due to the findings of the Mudgal Committee report. We must try our best to shape ourselves in a better mould before the start of the 2015 World Cup.

A Secular India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently called upon the BJP to make itself an all-inclusive party by reaching out to all sections of society so that it represents the country’s diversity.

Rape in the home

“The safest place for a girl is her house and safety lies when she is with her father”. This sentence has become a myth after the Delhi police submitted the rape crime map in the Delhi high court.

A terrible u-turn

The lowering of the age limit for appearing in the civil services examination is a retrograde step for it will ruin the prospects of many aspirants, especially those belonging to the “forward castes”.

Anti-social godmen

A day after launching “Operation Rampal”, the Haryana police finally arrested the elusive Rampal Maharaj from his fortified ashram.

Advantage Modi

The rare intervention by Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to free five Indian fishermen on death row has handed PM Narendra Modi additional domestic and diplomatic victories that could upend New

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.

How many deaths will it take to realise that too many young women in their prime have needlessly died?