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Opinion

Parliament session being cut?

The Winter Session typically commences in the third week of November, which is practically knocking on the door, and ends just short of Christmas.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Murder mysteries, sob stories hook people

Bollywood which used to be a big leveller and unifier two decades ago, is no longer that magnet.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Interview of the Week

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Anumita Roychowdhury

‘Delhi-NCR has to reduce particulate pollution by as much as 74%’

No other city has seen so many news headlines on air pollution as Delhi has, says Anumita Roychowdhury.

Arvind Virmani

‘It’s possible to break into top 50 in the next three years...’

This index is for cross-country comparison, and has to use a standard approach to all countries, says Arvind Virmani.

Pranab Mukherjee (Photo: Biplab Banerjee)

‘India can be argumentative but not intolerant...’

Demonetisation has immobilised a large amount of cash, a part of which was black money on which no tax was being paid, says Pranab.

A.P. Singh

‘Kumar and his team were handed over a shoddy investigation’

The high court’s verdict does not say that the Talwars didn’t do it but that there’s not enough evidence against them, says AP Singh.

The Age Debate

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Long-term pain or gain?

One year after demonetisation, the Indian economy is still hurting.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Dineshwar Sharma, former Director of Intelligence Bureau. (Photo: PTI/File)

Peace on its way?

The interlocutor’s role is futile if the Centre is unwilling to discuss autonomy for J&K.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Age Debate: A trump card?

Modi govt is tweaking GST slabs as the BJP is getting nervous about Gujarat polls.

A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi wielding broom during a surprise visit to the Mandir Marg Police Station after launch of Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI/File)

Scheme or daydream?

Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan remains limited to photo ops and rhetoric

Reporter's Diary

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Apparently, when Yogi was sworn in as chief minister on March 19, the stars were not favourable.

Reporters' diary: Bad stars for Yogi

Top astrologers in the state blame the wrong timing of Yogi’s swearing-in.

The road that caved in created a 20-feet-deep pit and prevented Mr Yadav from moving out of his bungalow.

Reporters' Diary: Rough road for Mulayam

PWD officials rush in to fill up the gaping hole but the road keeps caving in again and again.

What set the board apart was that in Hindi, it was written that if found spitting; the fine would be Rs 500. In English, the board said, “Do not spit — otherwise fine of Rs 250 will be imposed.”

Spit in English or Hindhi?

nion tribal affairs minister Jual Oram is the man of his own, he never cares for the world when he decides to speak or do something.

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.