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Pradip Phanjoubam
Pradip Phanjoubam

The BJP’s victory in the Assam Assembly elections, the results of which were declared last week, ...

Indranil Banerjie
Indranil Banerjie

Balochistan is one of the world’s driest, hottest and most desolate regions, remembered by ...

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray
Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Wandering about the near empty streets of a somnolent Lisbon on Sunday it seemed incredible that ...

Patricia Mukhim
Patricia Mukhim

This is the first time that an election result in a Northeast state has got so much attention in ...

S. Nihal Singh
S. Nihal Singh

It is sad to see a great institution crumble. The Congress is more than just a political party.

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

As maiden victories — like first love — always remain etched in the mind for long, it would be ...

Himadri Bhattacharya
Himadri Bhattacharya

In the parlance of global investors and analysts, the Indian rupee is one of the world’s ...

Interview of the Week

‘In the next 3-4 years, all trains will run fast and on time’

Indian Railways is poised to become India’s principal engagement with foreign countries.

Congress-Left was an unholy alliance: Firhad Hakim

Firhad Hakim, popularly known as Bobby Hakim, is one of the most important ministers in the ...

The Age Debate


India does not need archaic laws
If quashed, it’ll benefit the corrupt

Mystic Mantra

Sadguru Rameshji
Sadguru Rameshji

Knowledge is the key to overcome sorrow, pain, grief, depression, anxiety, fear, etc., and is ...

Father Dominic Emmanuel
Father Dominic Emmanuel

How difficult it is to take failures, even small ones, I realised once again last week.

Reporter's Diary

A twist in the Badal tale

CONGRESS’ LOSS IS SP’s GAIN When former Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma returned to his parent Samajwadi Party last week, the Congress heaved a sigh of relief.

Letters to Editor

If M.S. Dhoni is regarded as a finisher then Virat Kohli should be given the sobriquet beginner, since he has started opening the ...

The BJP’s victory in the Assam Assembly elections, the results of which were declared last week, was expected but not by the landslide margin the party and its allies took the Assembly, together baggi

Balochistan is one of the world’s driest, hottest and most desolate regions, remembered by Alexander the Great’s historians as the cruellest land they ever encountered and which almost destroyed them