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Farmers’ relief: Act quickly

The alacrity with which the BJP acted on loan waivers for Uttar Pradesh farmers has also opened a Pandora’s box.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Niti Aayog’s ‘Vision 2032’ disappoints

The Planning Commission was merely an extended office of the Prime Minister.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Mystic Mantra: Clean the garbage of negativity

The trash represents all the negative traits that people have.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Interview of the Week

Kapil Sibal (Photo: G.N. Jha)

‘We don’t want BJP leaders to resign… the PM should take a moral stand’

The fact of the matter is that since 1992 the trial has hardly proceeded both at Rae Barielly and Lucknow, says Kapil Sibal.

Ram Vilas Paswan (Photo: Biplab Banerjee)

‘Govt is not making any rule. We’re advising that food shouldn’t be wasted.’

Ram Vilas Paswan talks about his move to ask restaurants to fix food portions.

Sanjay Raut

‘If Kasab received a fair trial, why not give Gaikwad a fair chance?’

I am not supporting violence, but the law should be equal for all, says Sanjay Raut.

Naushad Forbes

‘A four-tax rate structure for GST is a practical way forward’

The industry wants GST to be implemented as soon as possible, says Naushad Forbes.

The Age Debate

A closed liquor shop as the Supreme Court order to ban liquor vends located within 500 meters of Punjab's National and State Highways from April 1 in Amritsar. (Photo: PTI)

Age Debate: Safety or job killing?

Shutting bars in roadside hotels and restaurants won’t make our highways safer.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (Photo: PTI)

Hindutva hypocrisy?

BJP allowing beef in N-E, while banning it elsewhere, shows its double standards.

Anti-Romeo squad of police hauls up a youth in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)

Moral policing or safety?

UP’s ‘anti-Romeo squads’ just harass citizens, don’t protect women.

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrives for a meeting with police officers at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow. (Photo: AP)

Rebuilding mandir or state?

UP’s development, not Ram Mandir politics, will be the Adityanath govt’s priority.

Reporter's Diary

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. (Photo: PTI)

Yogi magic goes overtime

Yogi’s Cabinet colleagues are also apprehensive about their working hours.

Azam Khan, who had supported Akhilesh, is now upset with him because he ignored the senior leader and appointed Ram Govind Chaudhary as Leader of the Opposition.

Lost power, now losing friends

After Shivpal Yadav, Azam Khan has also started boycotting meetings convened by the SP chief.

For years these white towels have been a part of bureaucratic paraphernalia, and no one ever thought of an alternative.

Reporters' Diary: UP caught in a saffron storm

The bureaucracy is now trying to arrange for saffron bedsheets and curtains in different hues for the Chief Minister’s official residence.

Video clips of cops, bathed in Holi colour and mud, dancing away to Bollywood hits, went viral on the social media and TV anchors screamed for action.

Reporters' diary: When the cat is away

In a single day, there were four reported cases of cops making merry inside the police station with beer and colour.