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Mystic Mantra: Climb every mountain

Mountains make up one-quarter of the world’s landscape and are the source of 80 per cent of the world’s fresh water supply.

11 Dec 2018 1:44 AM

Centre tramples yet another institution

The RBI’s independence and its role in running the nation’s monetary policy and inflation watching cannot be under dispute.

11 Dec 2018 1:38 AM

Shift in GDP rates is just clever jugglery

Foreign trade has also slowed down considerably, showing lack of demand and growth.

11 Dec 2018 1:35 AM

Christmas at the time of Brexit, as Paris burns

his is certainly not either a peaceful or a jolly season, but for the world of commerce, the cash registers are the gods to worship.

10 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Semi-final or not? After exit buzz, reality looms

If the exit poll numbers are to be believed, December 11 could see a turnaround, with the Congress stemming the tide of continuous defeats.

10 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

Pakistan needs better ties with India

Given India’s rapid military and economic rise, it has little incentive to reciprocate our sporadic peace moves.

09 Dec 2018 2:07 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Lip service to transparency

Surprisingly, until now there are no guidelines to handle complaints against the CVC, according to the Personnel Ministry.

09 Dec 2018 1:34 AM

Pollsters must be held accountable

In India we have the most complex political society of any democratic nation.

09 Dec 2018 1:33 AM

Who is the real owner of Kohinoor?

With 20 or so resignations recently from Theresa May’s government, no one can keep track of who the current ministers in any department are.

08 Dec 2018 7:27 AM

Our society is ridden with superstition

In India our special feature seems to be to import superstitions that originated elsewhere and improve on them.

08 Dec 2018 7:24 AM

Time is ripe for the demise of dollar-based trading system

With the emergence of China and the European Union as major players, the time is ripe for the demise of the dollar.

08 Dec 2018 7:21 AM

Mystic Mantra: Remove the cause of suffering

The pages of history reveal that many great spiritual masters, who could not even write their names, were totally free from all fears.

07 Dec 2018 12:15 AM

Of cow urine, gaushalas & Cong’s future

When a lynch mob in Haryana forced two Muslim boys to swallow a paste of cow dung and urine, they vomited.

07 Dec 2018 12:15 AM

Mystic Mantra: Let’s emulate Santa’s generosity to share

The blame for commercialising St. Nicholas goes to Coca-Cola, which in 1931 for the first time used Santa Claus with Coca-Cola in his hand.

06 Dec 2018 6:23 AM

Road to 2019 is fraught with possibilities

Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath have largely been confined within their regions and limitations.

06 Dec 2018 6:21 AM

Laughing celebrity brides

The curly-moustache sporting groom, Ranveer Singh, is resting on cushions next to Padukone.

06 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

Mystic Mantra: The journey inward

Religion is something so sublime that it can give meaning and context to our lives.

05 Dec 2018 12:50 AM

Why ‘competitive federalism’ could help to boost India’s eco rankings

Most of the time countries with low ranks are criticised at domestic as well as international levels.

05 Dec 2018 12:49 AM

Mystic Mantra: Learn from Vishnu

Every avatar of Vishnu gave the gyan of the period.

04 Dec 2018 1:37 AM

UK must accept it’s no longer a world power

Internationally, the loss will be of a model that inspired a fractured and warring world to seek cohesion.

04 Dec 2018 1:37 AM