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Thursday saw the roll-out in a single day of bank accounts with accident insurance cover of `1 lakh for nearly 1.5 crore families. The families will have access to banking services, insurance and the free credit card RuPay, bundled together. Nowhere in the world have so many families been ...

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Antara Dev Sen
Antara Dev Sen

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

Farrukh Dhondy
Farrukh Dhondy

“I’d rather be a coconut In Rotherham today And not some Asian Peter Pan Inviting kids to ...

Vandana Shiva
Vandana Shiva

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One ...

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during ...

Patralekha  Chatterjee
Patralekha Chatterjee

If elections come, can conspiracy theories be far behind? With bypolls around the corner, Uttar ...

S. Nihal Singh
S. Nihal Singh

Peace is at the best of times a tenuous proposition in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian ...

Jayanthi Natarajan
Jayanthi Natarajan

Chennai celebrated her 375th birthday last week. In my admittedly benign view as a dedicated ...

V. Balachandran
V. Balachandran

The first time terrorists abducted hostages with a political message to foreign powers warning ...

Interview of the Week

‘To say plan panel is outdated is to say India has achieved inclusive growth’

As talk of scrapping the Planning Commission gained momentum after PM Narendra Modi’s ...

‘We will bring down inflation, check corruption… fight crony capitalists’

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia talks to Sanjay Kaw about his party’s immature ...

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, ...

Letters to Editor

It is sad to see certain senior BJP leaders, including L.K. Advani and M.M. Joshi, being left out of the parliamentary board. But it is ...

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.