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Opinion

Kazuo Ishiguro, an apt choice

The Swedish Academy thinks he is a mixture of Jane Austen and Franz Kafka with a bit of Marcel Proust thrown in.

Saturday, October 07, 2017

This is not what I voted for in 2014

Nobody could have seen this coming after that stupendous, sweeping BJP win in the last general elections.

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Indian meal in UK: Keep it simple

Several surveys assert that “chicken tikka masala” has overtaken roast beef in the Brit popularity stakes.

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Oped

Leadership battles conquer Brexit

Johnson is supposed to use the Manchester conference to assert his leadership — while it appears that May will try to hang onto hers.

Saturday, October 07, 2017

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Security camps need much better guarding

The story began with the attack on the Air Force base in Pathankot, which is in Punjab but very close to J&K.

Friday, October 06, 2017

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Love goes beyond faith

A bench headed by a former chief justice had transferred the case from the Kerala police to NIA.

Friday, October 06, 2017

Oped

Mystic Mantra: The art of listening

True listening becomes possible when we love something and there is an eagerness to know about it.

Friday, October 06, 2017

Oped

Our biodiversity, our life, our future

Living systems evolve, adapt and regenerate; they are not engineered.

Friday, October 06, 2017

Interview of the Week

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Sukhendu Sekhar Roy

‘We favour Opposition unity against autocratic Central rule’

Mamata Banerjee was the first voice against the wrong implementation of the GST, says Sukhendu Sekhar Roy.

Dharmakirti Joshi

‘The Budget is not based on crazy assumptions, but on realistic ones’

The fiscal account came under strain despite the government exceeding its divestment target after many years, says Dharmakirti Joshi.

CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

‘Priority is to ensure RSS-backed polity doesn’t control state power’

We will require the independent strength of our party and its political interventional capacities to grow stronger, says Sitaram Yechury.

Former chief minister of Haryana and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda

'Haryana Govt has lost the trust of people, CM must quit now'

The principal Opposition, the Congress Party, is up in arms and has demanded the removal of the state chief minister M.L. Khattar.

The Age Debate

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi (Photo: AP)

Faith as power strategy

Rahul’s temple run and projecting a ‘soft Hindu’ image may not help Cong in polls.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI)

A game-changer or a sop

The new mega health insurance scheme can transform the lives of India’s poor.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  (Photo: PTI)

Age Debate: A sensible idea, or partisan

A hasty push for simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls will be anti-democratic.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: File/PTI)

Age Debate: Of morality, or just politics?

The AAP is wrong to accuse the EC of acting at the BJP’s behest to disqualify its MLAs.

Reporter's Diary

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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.

The incident caught in a video camera had gone viral later, causing acute embarrassment to him.

‘Kabhi Gussa, Kabhi Pyar’

The transformation noticed in him at Babai was truly amazing, a member of the delegation observed.

The BJD immediately lapped up the minister’s gaffe and attacked the BJP, saying it deliberately wanted to defame the state government for political mileage.

Scoring a suicidal goal

Mr Gohain blamed the ruling BJD — an arch-rival of the BJP — for adopting dilatory approach to acquire land for various projects.

The state government is also forcing employees to take VRS if they do not wish to be shown the door on grounds of poor performance.

Clean-up in UP

The state government is also forcing employees to take VRS if they do not wish to be shown the door on grounds of poor performance.