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Opinion

A race to woo business

The latest rankings, based on user feedback, show the reforms are working.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Age Debate: A BJP bid to secure its turf?

Holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state Assemblies is not a feasible idea.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Section 377 needs to go: A ‘Victorian relic’ has no place in today’s India

The court left it to Parliament to consider deleting the provision.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

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Mystic Mantra: Healing by conches

Even if one does not blow the shankh, and puts it to his/her ear, a definite vibration or sound can be heard.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

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5 yrs after Dec 2012: So little has changed

The confirmation of the death sentence doesn’t mean the criminals will necessarily swing.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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Thai rescue: A job well done

Trade wars faded into the background as such an operation shone like a beacon of light.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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Pluralism is the bedrock of our country

The trolls targeting India’s foreign minister are an extension of this same ugly discourse.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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US must work towards reviving 2+2 dialogue without any preconditions

Policy pundits believed that this further cemented the Indo-US relationship which has been incrementally building over the years.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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Mystic Mantra: The pride of knowledge

Our pride of knowledge has several harmful effects of which we need to be aware.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Interview of the Week

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Jignesh Mevani

‘Together, Mayawati and I can build a pan-India dalit movement’

I am four times more popular than Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, but I don’t have a car of my own, says Jignesh Mevani.

Neeraj Kumar

‘Liquor ban has changed the face of Bihar. People now buy milk, honey’

The JD(U) is part of the NDA government and anything being said otherwise is baseless, says Neeraj Kumar.

Prof. Saifuddin Soz (Photo: H.U. Naqash)

‘Mufti tried her best to run govt... but several BJP ministers were corrupt’

Soz says that the Centre has declared its desire to go to any extent to polarise the situation in order to win the 2019 general elections.

Prabhat Jha

‘We will form govt for the fourth time in Madhya Pradesh’

Prabhat Jha predicts “doom” for the Congress which is fighting a “do-or-die” battle this time.

The Age Debate

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Centre-state relations has been the core issue, which must be duly respected as per the Constitution. (Representational image)

Age Debate: A BJP bid to secure its turf?

Holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state Assemblies is not a feasible idea.

Kashmiri demonstrators throw stones at the police during a protest on the outskirts of Srinagar. (Photo: AP)

Age Debate: J&K’s future lies with India

More autonomy for Kashmir within the Constitution's parameters is still a workable idea.

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Age Debate: ‘Lateral entry’ to end IAS raj?

The lateral entry of professionals will make the Indian bureaucracy better, more efficient.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Age Debate: Can alliance beat Modi magic?

A broad pre-poll alliance is vital if the Opposition is to have a chance in 2019.

Reporter's Diary

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Simmering with rage, Mr Khan now stays away from party functions, including iftar, does not communicate with party leaders and has stopped meeting Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Reporters' Diary: Angrily yours

As the probe began, the SP chose to turn a blind eye to the development and did not issue a single statement in support of Mr Khan.

The spokespersons have conveniently forgotten the murky bungalow episode and are not even bothering to ask the Yogi Adityanath government to produce the inventory about items that were claimed to have gone missing when Mr Yadav vacated the bungalow.

Reporters' Diary: Happy holidays!

A number of social organisations also made the similar demand.

The ones that are available are in townships that are developing on the outskirts of the state capital and are not ready to move in.

Reporters' Diary: EX-CMs in UP go house hunting

The problem is that with the Lucknow skyline going up, bungalows with sprawling lawns are now a rarity.

All these parties are now under one roof and want to find a way to counter the SC ruling.

Reporters' Diary: SC brings all under one roof

Mulayam Singh and Akhilesh Yadav feel that leaving their bungalows would rob them of their political stature.