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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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BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain

‘Vajpayeeji used to say the nation is bigger than the organisation’

Youngest Cabinet minister post-Independence, and the credit goes to Vajpayeeji, says Shahnawaz Hussain.

Rajya Sabha member B.K. Hariprasad

‘It’s Cong’s responsibility to stitch a proper alliance to fight the BJP’

The Congress has got presence in all states and villages. Maybe not in terms of votes, but definitely in terms of organisation, says Hariprasad.

Rakesh Sinha

‘NRC must reach West Bengal, as it has become mother of counter-federalism’

Banerjee is trying to grab the Opposition space which is witnessing a vacuum, says Rakesh Sinha.

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.

The Age Debate

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The NRC in Assam is a welcome beginning and all political parties should join hands with one belief that the nation comes first.

Age Debate: Targeting aliens or citizens?

It will be premature to extend the NRC to the whole of India at this juncture.

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.

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.