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If there is one political trend to be flagged in the past three months, it is the consistent failure of the BJP to burnish its credentials as the party that was given the mandate to rule at the Centre only last May. Prime Minister Narendra Modi seemed a larger-than-life figure after the stunning ...

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Shiv Visvanathan
Shiv Visvanathan

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, ...

Jagdish N. Singh
Jagdish N. Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his historic meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on ...

Sidharth Bhatia
Sidharth Bhatia

YouTube is a wonderful invention. One has tens, maybe hundreds of millions of songs at one’s ...

Pavan K. Varma
Pavan K. Varma

Chanakya believed that the unfolding present will cast its shadow on the configuration of the ...

Anita Katyal
Anita Katyal

The Bharatiya Janata Party is desperate to form a government in Delhi, but its attempts to ...

Aakar Patel
Aakar Patel

Jammu and Kashmir must have a new Assembly in place by January, but this is unlikely to happen. ...

Suchi Govindarajan
Suchi Govindarajan

In 2012, a precocious 10-year-old girl filed a Right to Information query with the Prime ...

Interview of the Week

‘The BJP wants to rule Delhi by proxy, through the L-G’

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan wants immediate suspension of Central Bureau of ...

‘If helping victims of love jihad is  communal, then we are communal’

In Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party has been in the eye of the storm since the ...

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Mystic Mantra

Father Dominic Emmanuel
Father Dominic Emmanuel

According to the Book of Exodus in the Old Testament, God prescribed Ten Commandments for the ...

Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi
Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

The pilgrimage of Haj, performed in the Islamic month of Zil-Haj, is a spiritual voyage that the ...

Letters to Editor

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj has stirred a controversy by describing madrasas as the “hub of terror”. His statement is unfortunate in a country ...

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his historic meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday afternoon in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. As per schedule, Mr Modi took Mr Xi on a tour of Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati ashram.