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Opinion

A vision to save humanity

The idea is to land the first humans on Mars before half this century ends.

Friday, February 09, 2018

Two futures of health, two paradigms of science

The same chemical industry that brings us toxics in agriculture also controls “modern medicine” based on pharmaceuticals.

Friday, February 09, 2018

Mystic Mantra: Each beating heart has a soul

Although the lives of the tiniest forms of creation seem insignificant to us, there is a definite divine purpose for every form of life.

Friday, February 09, 2018

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Mystic Mantra: Healing in our field hospital

By contrast, suffering refers to the mental and psychological aspects of sickness.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Oped

Han-style diplomacy: What China says, and what it may really mean

From security to expansion, France sought a “guarantee” from both current contracting and past confronting parties.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

The Age Debate

A game-changer or a sop

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

Thursday, February 08, 2018

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RBI still remains cautious

The good news is that private investment is picking up after languishing for nearly two years.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

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Opposition parties scale up coordination efforts

Due to these complexities of politics, it’s hard to see a serious effort at Opposition unity.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

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.

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.

Supreme Court of India (Photo: PTI)

Age Debate: Judiciary is a strong pillar

The rift in the Supreme Court will allow politicians to interfere with the judiciary.

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.