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At last, Narendra Modi has got it right. It behoves him as Prime Minister to say, “Indian Muslims will live for India, they will die for India — they will not want anything bad for India.” (This can equally be said of any group of citizens who are a religious minority.)

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Yusuf Jameel
Yusuf Jameel

Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the ...

Ashok Malik
Ashok Malik

President Xi Jinping’s visit has ended Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy honeymoon. ...

Aakar Patel
Aakar Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s grip over his party and his influence over the electorate was ...

S. Nihal Singh
S. Nihal Singh

The loud signal coming from Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India is that his country ...

Farrukh Dhondy
Farrukh Dhondy

“The conundrum of the chicken and the egg Was posed as which was the mother? If the egg ...

Shobhaa De
Shobhaa De

Thank God I had the good sense to keep my mouth shut and not greet the second most important man ...

Manish Tewari
Manish Tewari

A core issue that escaped analytical attention in the first hundred days is the rather ...

Interview of the Week

‘Crony capitalism delayed projects’

During his tenure as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India, Vinod Rai submitted damaging ...

‘The BJP wants to rule Delhi by proxy, through the L-G’

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan wants immediate suspension of Central Bureau of ...

The Age Debate


Mystic Mantra

Father Dominic Emmanuel
Father Dominic Emmanuel

According to the Book of Exodus in the Old Testament, God prescribed Ten Commandments for the ...

Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi
Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

The pilgrimage of Haj, performed in the Islamic month of Zil-Haj, is a spiritual voyage that the ...

Letters to Editor

Union home minister Rajnath Singh, perhaps, believed that issues such as “love jihad” were a good strategy to garner votes, but this has ...


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.