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Opinion

An outrage in Kashmir

Evidently, they wish to impose their post-Burhan Wani politics on a youngster.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Saudis’ IMAFT: Tread cautiously

The aims of the new Islamic anti-terror alliance are somewhat reminiscent of another earlier but entirely different military alliance.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Mystic Mantra: Stop! Meditate...

Most of the time these dreams do help us sleep, and we are not able to sleep without their stories.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Age Debate

Let’s not get worked up

Indians need to get less hyper-sensitive about our national symbols.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Interview of the Week

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Trinamul Congress MP Derek O’Brien (Photo: PTI)

After note ban, Trinamul was the only voice against Modi babu, says Derek O’Brien

O’Brien claims that Mamata Banerjee is the only leader to have survived after coming out of the fold of a big party.

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev

‘Note ban is a step to bring transparency and reforms’

Patanjali is working for development, economic prosperity that can help in nation-building.

M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union urban development and information & broadcasting minister

‘Oppn is either ignorant or trying to be oversmart... Poll reforms a challenge’

Their opposition to demonetisation sends a message that they are coming to the rescue of the corrupt, says Naidu.

Sheila Dikshit (Photo: G.N. Jha)

‘Secular forces should be strengthened to beat BJP’s communal ideology’

We are not going to give up our thinking if we go into a prospective alliance.

The Age Debate

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Election Commission of India (Photo: PTI)

A new trend or poll tactics?

Presenting the Budget on February 1 won’t hurt the government’s credibility.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Mini-budget speech to heal?

PM’s New Year sops were a poor attempt at diverting attention from demonetisation.

People queue up at an ATM to withdraw cash in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

A boon or a bane?

The trauma of demonetisation far outweighs any gains it might eventually produce.

Indian Army soldiers patrol near the highly militarized Line of Control dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan. (Photo: AP/File)

Succession woes

The seniority principle should be sacrosanct in top government appointments.

Reporter's Diary

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Ms Banerjee also revealed that she had information that the Modi government was planning to arrest many other TMC leaders.

Reporters' Diary: Furious Mamata

The chief minister flashed a smile as his advisers congratulated him for the flawless flight against the BJP.

The song conveyed the feelings aptly and stunned everyone into an emotional silence that wound up the party.

Politics turns musical

Shivpal, however, made it clear that he would not give any comment on the prevailing situation in his party.

Uma Bharti (Photo: PTI)

Curious case of ‘missing’ Uma

The arrest of actor-turned Trinamul Congress MP Tapas Paul incensed Mamata Banerjee.

The issue has taken away some sheen from the cadre and even some senior officers disapprove of the demand.

Elite officers’ feet of clay

The Punjab government, particularly Mr Badal, is trying to divert the attention of people through its false propaganda of development.