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How India-US ties will transform: An ‘open embrace’ or a ‘tight hug’?

The credit for refining the hug as a potent tool of diplomacy and using it to trigger much warmth and positivity goes to Narendra Modi.

28 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: The significance of cleanliness

Everything that we perceive through our sense organs can either create filth or wellbeing within ourselves.

28 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

China: A Great Economic Game looms in 2019

Xi took the occasion to reassert the CPC’s rule as the only key to weathering “unimaginable” perils and dangers.

28 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

Mystic Mantra: Meditation for the inner centering

It is a Sufi whirling meditation — learning the art of whirling consciously and settling into consciousness.

27 Dec 2018 7:42 AM

In turbulent Mideast, many jostle for advantage

Russia will remain the sole major power in West Asia to shape the contours of regional politics.

27 Dec 2018 7:39 AM


Mystic Mantra: Sufis on haya’a, takabbur and iman

Prophet himself was an epitome of modesty and humbleness, as several hadith narrators, like Ibn Umar, have reported.

26 Dec 2018 6:34 AM

Wombs for free is the new ‘Indian ethos’

With this Bill a flourishing trade of international surrogacy has come to a grinding halt.

26 Dec 2018 6:33 AM

Can India afford to leave Bihar behind?

India has grown at an average rate of over 7 per cent since 2000.

26 Dec 2018 6:32 AM

Mystic Mantra: Stop cribbing. Be a Christmas crib!

Mary — revered as “Miriam” byMuslims —surrenders to God’s will despite difficulties which endanger her and the Christ-child.

25 Dec 2018 6:33 AM

Mystic Mantra: Long-awaited love

A white Christmas is naturally possible only in the northern hemisphere.

24 Dec 2018 12:08 AM


London: Season of MeToo & a snowless X-mas

Sanghera’s action has led to other accounts of sexual harassment in Parliament spilling out, some of which are being investigated further.

24 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Can we be patriotic the way we want to?

What Smriti Irani and others of her type want us to do for our country begins and ends with crying at the national anthem.

23 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: SC to review DGP selection order

If indeed the government does present a full Budget, it won’t be the first time that the Modi sarkar has veered away from precedence.

23 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

The Internet can bring instant fame, and no editorial checks in the way!

The dating site invites you to characterise the sludge of your personality as honey to attract the equally dishonest bees.

22 Dec 2018 5:52 AM

Mystic Mantra: The true spirit of Christmas

To celebrate Jesus Christ’s birthday is a moment of great joy.

22 Dec 2018 12:05 AM


The problem with baby powder

It is difficult to tell whether the exercise in limiting the damage from lawsuits will be successful.

21 Dec 2018 12:26 AM

Mystic Mantra: Four sahibzade, four martyrs

A martyr is one who chooses to suffer death rather than renounce his faith.

21 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Can Rahul’s Hinduism redefine composite culture?

The Indian National Congress has, with unprecedented honesty, embraced its Hindu credentials.

21 Dec 2018 12:04 AM

Mystic Mantra: Produce abundant spiritual fruits

It is really this part of the spiritual preparation, that the Christians are advised to do in this ongoing season of Advent.

20 Dec 2018 12:47 AM

We must find a way to help uplift tribals, but ensure their culture is preserved too

Chau was trying to contact the Sentinelese cut off from the rest of the world.

20 Dec 2018 12:42 AM