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Why referendum is not a good idea

A referendum is a general vote on a single political question, usually with a yes/no answer that the nation must provide.

12 Aug 2018 4:58 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Coalition blues

Six former chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh were recently made to vacate their government bungalows by the Supreme Court.

12 Aug 2018 12:38 AM

Attempt to repeal Article 35-A poses an existential threat to J&K

Article 35-A is not a mere executive order under Article 370 but is itself a constitutional provision, a compact recorded in both constitutions.

12 Aug 2018 12:37 AM

Of faith and its ‘rules’, even in death

Nivedita was a schoolteacher and her husband is an assistant commissioner, directorate of commercial taxes, West Bengal.

11 Aug 2018 6:29 AM

Middle class didn’t bring Imran to power

Indeed, the notion that the “middle class” has only recently become a player in Pakistani politics is not true.

11 Aug 2018 2:55 AM

Post-Karunanidhi, it’s business as usual in TN

Karunanidhi’s bed-ridden condition meant he was party president only in name, though the voters and cadre still identified it with the man.

11 Aug 2018 2:54 AM

Mystic Mantra: Rediscovering our unity

We find that we have within us an innate sense of oneness and unity.

10 Aug 2018 12:59 AM

Why isn’t China under fire for Xinjiang repression?

The problem is that the large majority of the population of the restive Muslim province is considered as “extremist”.

10 Aug 2018 12:56 AM

Mystic Mantra: Mir Dard’s divine poetics

Dard believed that mastering the art of expression is a God-gifted skill and a mark of “manhood” (adamiyat).

09 Aug 2018 6:48 AM

Mystic Mantra: Women— The strongest of us all

People forget that woman is the feminine aspect of the Divine Creative Forces.

08 Aug 2018 6:12 AM