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More than an ‘i’ lost

The review committee is by no means a first for the Hindi film industry.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Cong’s prospects seem better than before

The electoral prospects may look promising for the Congress, but only by these narratives and factors.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Mystic Mantra: The season of giving

Charity, selflessness, sacrifice, mercy — the act of giving is nothing short of a spiritual renewal.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018


End social chaos for a happier 2018

Hindu-supremacist elements act without fear of the law.

Monday, January 01, 2018


Rajini throws his hat in ring

Rajinikanth’s announcement came in dramatic fashion at a meeting of his fans on the promised date of December 31.

Monday, January 01, 2018


Mystic Mantra: Let’s live each moment anew

Vedanta points out that freedom from dependence on material gains and slavery to the senses alone can give us true happiness.

Monday, January 01, 2018


2018: Interesting times ahead

The number of terrorists killed in 2017 (till December 1) is now over 200 and the highest in seven years.

Monday, January 01, 2018

Interview of the Week

Ashwani Kumar, Congress leader and former Union minister (Photo: G.N. Jha)

‘2019 polls will be a watershed event in the political history of our country’

Kumar said it was imperative to have leadership that was anchored in idealism and committed to the idea of India to take it forward.

Kapil Sibal

‘I fear govt may adjourn the House sine die to avoid discussions’

These are the very issues that the government does not want to discuss, says Kapil Sibal.

Taslima Nasrin with her cat Minu at her New Delhi home (Photo: Sondeep Shankar)

‘India is much safer. Democracy is far more entrenched here... I feel at home’

I have written to the current West Bengal government, but there has been no response, says Taslima Nasrin.

G.V.L. Narasimha Rao

‘BJP never broke relationship with any party... we believe in coalition dharma’

The BJP is not responsible for the break up and sees the exit of TDP as an opportunity for growth rather than being a threat, says Narasimha Rao.

The Age Debate

 Mayawati has termed the BJP’s efforts of uplifting the weaker sections of society as natakbaazi in the name of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

Age Debate: Cashing in on dalits?

The BJP’s attitude towards dalits must change, just sops will not be enough.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: AP)

Age Debate: A real protest or a farce?

PM Modi’s fast against the disruption of Parliament is just a political gimmick.

Dalit protesters blocked trains, clashed with police and set dozens of vehicles ablaze in several states during a nationwide bandh.

Age Debate: Are dalits only a votebank?

Dalit anger across India erupted as they feel the BJP-RSS aren’t interested in their uplift.

The EC’s conduct even at the time of Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat was far from impartial. (Representational image)

Age Debate: Are doubts over EC valid?

The Election Commission needs to re-establish its image of being an impartial body.

Reporter's Diary

A senior RSS leader jumped into the poll cauldron by sending messages to almost all journalists, asking them how the RSS could play a role in the elections in the “larger national interest”.

Reporters' Diary: Journalists turn saffron

The BJP, on the other hand, is also said to be keeping a close watch on the elections and is even backing some candidates.

The SP, despite putting up a brave front in public, is getting increasingly worried over the future of the alliance — mainly because of their Buaji’s (aunt’s) mercurial moods.

Reporters' Diary: Alliance or no?

The Samajwadi strategists are now flummoxed at “Behenji’s” turnaround and cannot understand what will happen in the coming days.

The fact that Ms Bachchan has been chosen over stalwarts like Naresh Agarwal and Kiranmoy Nanda has also led to dissent.

Reporters’ Diary: Jaya in RS, dissent in SP

BJP stalwart and Union tribal affairs minister Jual Oram has an inimitable style.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (Photo: PTI)

Reporters’ Diary: Naveen misses the mission

Recently the Aam Aadmi Party set up a stall to sell pakodas in Lucknow when the cops chased them away.