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The festering communal situation in Saharanpur, in western Uttar Pradesh, in which three people were killed on Saturday and around three dozen others seriously injured, brings to mind the ghastly communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, also in the same region, just over a year ago whose polarising ...

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Sreeram  Chaulia
Sreeram Chaulia

In Gurez, at the upper edge of northern Kashmir Valley, a serene calm prevails along the Line of ...

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Besides controlling food inflation, the most challenging task before Narendra Modi is to create ...

Indranil Banerjie
Indranil Banerjie

There is no shortage of just causes in the world, filled as it is with rising inequity, conflict ...

Interview of the Week

‘The right to die with dignity, without chance of misuse, is an ideal state’

As the Supreme Court rekindles the debate on passive euthanasia, Teena Thacker and Ridhima ...

The Age Debate


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Mystic Mantra

Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi
Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

Id-ul-Fitr is an Islamic festival meant for feeding the poor and assisting the less fortunate ...

Sant Rajinder Singhji
Sant Rajinder Singhji

One day a rich man came to Lord Buddha and said, “I see that you are the Awakened One. I have ...

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The Shiv Sena’s terming of police action on Marathi-speaking protesters in Karnataka’s Yellur village as a “Kannada assault” is driven ...

In Gurez, at the upper edge of northern Kashmir Valley, a serene calm prevails along the Line of Control. The undulating rhythms of the Kishanganga river that rolls through bowl-shaped valleys surrounded by the Himalayas on all four sides put Switzerland to shame.

Besides controlling food inflation, the most challenging task before Narendra Modi is to create jobs for millions of young men and women, some of whom were responsible for his resounding victory in the elections. It is one thing to promise jobs and another to actually create them.