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Opinion

Chakmas: Govt in a fix

Rijiju now says the government will tell the Supreme Court its order is not implementable.

Friday, September 22, 2017

A ‘bridge’ to link high school & varsity helps

The learning outcomes of this entire exercise were abundantly clear.

Friday, September 22, 2017

India needs both Japan, China for growth

India has a propitious demographic window from now till about 2060, when it must transform itself into a modern and prosperous nation.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Oped

Mystic Mantra: Nine nights, 10 goddesses

Bhuvaneshwari is goddess/ruler of the created world where all beings exist.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Interview of the Week

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Ali Mohammad Sagar, National Conference general secretary (Photo: H.U. Naqash)

‘On Kashmir, go beyond the slogans and rhetoric’

If Article 35A goes, the state-subject law which is in force since 1927 can also get diluted, says Ali Mohammad Sagar.

Milind Deora

‘If we’re irrelevant then why is BJP wasting time commenting on us?’

I have said this earlier too that we were unable to gauge the mood of the people in 2014 and even in 2012, says Milind Deora.

Vijay Rupani, the chief minister of Gujarat.

‘We will get 150 seats in Gujarat’

The Congress and its leaders in the state are disconnected from reality and the people of Gujarat.

Kavitha Lankesh

‘Gauri could have been thrashed on social media, why kill her?’

We are optimistic as officers of SIT came to us and assured that they will do their best, says Kavitha Lankesh.

The Age Debate

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Making rail travel safer should be the government’s priority, not bullet trains.

Speed over safety?

India led the world in railway accidents by recording the maximum number of casualties and accidents in 2016.

Congress Vice President, Rahul Gandhi delivering a speech at Institute of International Studies at UC Berkeley, California. (Photo: PTI)

Home truths on foreign soil?

Rahul Gandhi criticising the Modi government in the US is not an insult to India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah (Photo: PTI)

A govt that means business?

Induction of ex-bureaucrats will give a professional touch to the Modi government.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh (Photo: AP)

Chaos after conviction

Mayhem after Dera chief’s conviction exposes Haryana govt’s lack of preparedness.

Reporter's Diary

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The controversy reached to a stage that everybody started searching about the role of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay in Indian politics.

Of RSS ideologue and maverick Rout

A programme on the birth centenary of late Indira Gandhi in Lucknow saw Congressmen in their old avatar.

The potato crop this year had been harvested before the Yogi government came to power, but the minister made his point.

Yogi, the god of potatoes

The BJP is abuzz with rumours of how a certain party leader is trying hard to accommodate his spouse at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Once a favourite of Yogi, Mr Agarwal allegedly rubbed him the wrong way over a trivial issue and invited the chief minister’s wrath.

A stylish neta & caring Yogi

However, Yogi’s gesture of visiting the home of the ailing MLA — ignoring the bitterness in their relationship — has left everyone surprised.

The state information department, that is supposed to act as a bridge between the government and the media, has also adopted a dictatorial posture.

Shut the door

Humility and humbleness are the prerequisites for a politician to be accepted by people.