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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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Dr Pronab Sen

‘The current GDP data doesn’t say much about economic reversal’

Pronab Sen speaks to Pawan Bali on the GDP data for the second quarter released on Thursday.

Syed Akbaruddin, India’s permanent representative at the UN

India’s ICJ win: ‘The contest was about the future of multilateralism’

Diplomacy is all about utilising every opportunity to promote your interests and following the best path to pursue your goals, says Syed Akbaruddin.

C Uday Bhaskar

‘India must remain engaged on how global commons is managed’

The quad is currently a consultative body and has not acquired any operational profile, says Uday Bhaskar.

Anumita Roychowdhury

‘Delhi-NCR has to reduce particulate pollution by as much as 74%’

No other city has seen so many news headlines on air pollution as Delhi has, says Anumita Roychowdhury.

The Age Debate

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File photo of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya (Photo: PTI/File)

Age Debate: A political or religious issue?

The Babri Masjid has been a contentious point in every election; it is more of a political than a religious issue.

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi at the Congress Working Committee meeting at 10, Janpath in New Delhi. (Photo: PT)

Age Debate: From prince to king

Rahul Gandhi’s elevation will galvanise the Congress ahead of the 2019 elections.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Long-term pain or gain?

One year after demonetisation, the Indian economy is still hurting.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Dineshwar Sharma, former Director of Intelligence Bureau. (Photo: PTI/File)

Peace on its way?

The interlocutor’s role is futile if the Centre is unwilling to discuss autonomy for J&K.

Reporter's Diary

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As a result when Akhilesh celebrated his father Mulayam’s 79th birthday last week, the party veterans stayed away.

Reporters' diary: Father, son play musical chairs

The now on-now off relationship between Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav has already left Shivpal Yadav on no-man’s land.

Apparently, when Yogi was sworn in as chief minister on March 19, the stars were not favourable.

Reporters' diary: Bad stars for Yogi

Top astrologers in the state blame the wrong timing of Yogi’s swearing-in.

The road that caved in created a 20-feet-deep pit and prevented Mr Yadav from moving out of his bungalow.

Reporters' Diary: Rough road for Mulayam

PWD officials rush in to fill up the gaping hole but the road keeps caving in again and again.

What set the board apart was that in Hindi, it was written that if found spitting; the fine would be Rs 500. In English, the board said, “Do not spit — otherwise fine of Rs 250 will be imposed.”

Spit in English or Hindhi?

nion tribal affairs minister Jual Oram is the man of his own, he never cares for the world when he decides to speak or do something.