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Opinion

Mystic Mantra: Being a host or the hostage

Osho says: The ego is just the opposite of your real self. The ego is not you.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

In Naxal belt, faith in democracy lives on

In India’s Naxal heartland, a major exercise in democracy came through reasonably well on Monday, with people shedding fear to cast their ballots.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Fresh blow to BJP in Karnataka

The party has tried hard, and failed, to rid itself of the corruption tag brought on by Mr Reddy and former Karnataka CM B.S. Yeddyurappa.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Interview of the Week

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Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari

‘In the coming days, Ram bhakts will get some good news from Modi govt’

The BJP and its leadership is committed to the noble cause to build a grand temple in Ayodhya, says Manoj Tiwari.

Brijmohan Agrawal

‘Alliance between Mayawati and Ajit Jogi will damage the Congress’

Mayawati joining hands with Mr Jogi’s party will not have any impact on the BJP’s poll prospects, says Brijmohan Agrawal.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

‘The so-called grand alliance is like a bina band baaje ki baraat...’

Ram Mandir is not a political issue but a sentimental issue, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

Balaji Srinivasan

‘Impact of #MeToo will take time... It’s a step towards a just world’

The Act allows for complaints to be made within 30 days of the incident, and in case of delay within an additional 30 days.

The Age Debate

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French President Francois Hollande (Photo: AP)

Age Debate: Rafale - Time to clear the air

A joint parliamentary committee probe is the only way to resolve Rafale controversy.

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Age Debate: A new roadmap for Kashmir?

Holding municipal/panchayat polls in J&K amid the NC-PDP boycott will be a farce.

The NRC in Assam is a welcome beginning and all political parties should join hands with one belief that the nation comes first.

Age Debate: Targeting aliens or citizens?

It will be premature to extend the NRC to the whole of India at this juncture.

Centre-state relations has been the core issue, which must be duly respected as per the Constitution. (Representational image)

Age Debate: A BJP bid to secure its turf?

Holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state Assemblies is not a feasible idea.

Reporter's Diary

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An SP leader said that this was a “more peaceful way of communicating with the media.

Reporters' Diary: Keeping media at bay

UP Chief minister Yogi Adityanath also does not take questions in his press conferences that are, in any case, few and far in-between.

Simmering with rage, Mr Khan now stays away from party functions, including iftar, does not communicate with party leaders and has stopped meeting Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Reporters' Diary: Angrily yours

As the probe began, the SP chose to turn a blind eye to the development and did not issue a single statement in support of Mr Khan.

The spokespersons have conveniently forgotten the murky bungalow episode and are not even bothering to ask the Yogi Adityanath government to produce the inventory about items that were claimed to have gone missing when Mr Yadav vacated the bungalow.

Reporters' Diary: Happy holidays!

A number of social organisations also made the similar demand.

The ones that are available are in townships that are developing on the outskirts of the state capital and are not ready to move in.

Reporters' Diary: EX-CMs in UP go house hunting

The problem is that with the Lucknow skyline going up, bungalows with sprawling lawns are now a rarity.