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GDP growth numbers for April-June, the first quarter of ficsal 2014-15, at 5.7 per cent, the strongest pace of growth in the past two years, comes on the back of good factory growth and export numbers.

Columnists

Anand K. Sahay
Anand K. Sahay

The one original thing Prime Minister Narendra Modi can claim to have done in his first 100 ...

Sidharth Bhatia
Sidharth Bhatia

In the early 1960s, socialist firebrand Ram Manohar Lohia proposed a new theory of ...

Aakar Patel
Aakar Patel

What exactly is Hindu rashtra? This is one of the phrases that worry those who are frightened of ...

Pavan K. Varma
Pavan K. Varma

In the engulfing mediocrity that defines our intellectual discourse today, one voice that ...

Antara Dev Sen
Antara Dev Sen

It is not every day that I have the good fortune to agree enthusiastically with the venerable Dr ...

Interview of the Week

‘BJP-Sena misruled Maharashtra’

As Maharashtra gears up for the Assembly polls scheduled for November this year, chief minister ...

Samajwadi Party too strong for alliance: Rajesh Dixit

Q. How feasible will it be to consolidate the secular political space?

Mystic Mantra

Yogi Ashwini
Yogi Ashwini

Lord Ganesh is said to be the deity closest to the physical world; he is the god of wisdom, ...

Francis Gonsalves
Francis Gonsalves

When someone boasted about becoming a “doctor of theology”, the Master, who was quite a tease, ...

Reporter's Diary

The buffalo hosts

The buffalo hosts Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan’s buffaloes are becoming as famous as their master, if not more.

Letters to Editor

The Congress has questioned the timing of the release of a couple of controversial books which have reportedly shown the two successive ...

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.