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The former US Federal Reserve chief, Ben Bernanke, has touched on a very sensitive issue, namely the growth and inflation debate that erupts like a volcano every time inflation figures and industrial production figures are released and on the eve of every credit policy announcement by the ...

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Shiv Visvanathan
Shiv Visvanathan

One of the eeriest ironic stories I have read recently is by the Portuguese novelist, Jose ...

Nirmala Sitharaman
Nirmala Sitharaman

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into ...

Inder Malhotra
Inder Malhotra

As was only to be expected, Sanjaya Baru’s book, The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and ...

K.N. Bhat
K.N. Bhat

What mighty contests rise from trivial things” is a line from Alexander Pope’s Rape of the Lock.

Shankar Roychowdhury
Shankar Roychowdhury

Atrans-border fidayeen style raid on March 28 on an Indian Army camp in Dyala Chak belt of Jammu ...

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

A glittering throne in Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace recalled Dr Karan Singh’s comment many years ...

Kishwar Desai
Kishwar Desai

He has only two teeth, scanty blonde hair, can barely crawl, mostly gurgles and refuses to eat ...

Anand K. Sahay
Anand K. Sahay

If there is no “wave” or lehar (which will produce the right parliamentary numbers), there can ...

Interview of the Week

‘I joined AAP because it was the only credible and viable option’

How has your transition been — from the glamour world to a full-time politician contesting ...

The Age Debate


Ignoring the shakti of women Rajesh Dixit
Desperate to divert from issues Dr Aijaj Ilmi

Mystic Mantra

Kulbir Kaur
Kulbir Kaur

The Khalsa means the “pure”, “the chosen one”. Guru Gobind Singh established the Khalsa Panth on ...

Swami Chaitanya Keerti
Swami Chaitanya Keerti

Once a disciple told his master, “Every day you give profound discourses that transform lives. ...

Reporter's Diary

Ram out, Shiva in

Ram out, Shiva in For almost two decades, the Bharatiya Janata Party had made itself out to be the champion of Lord Ram and Ayodhya and “Jai Shri Ram” was its war cry.

Letters to Editor

This is with reference to Inder Malhotra’s piece, The cuckoo in the nest (April 16).

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.