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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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Jairam Ramesh

‘Cong won’t give outside support to any formation post-2019 polls’

The Trinamul cannot win seats outside West Bengal and the TRS cannot win outside TS.

BJP MP Udit Raj

‘SC’s ruling was the catalyst that fired up the anger accumulated for decades’

The Supreme Court’s judgment was just a catalyst that fired up the anger and frustration that had been accumulating for decades.

H.D. Kumaraswamy

‘Not looking at an alliance with BJP or Congress, we are with people’

I don’t think either the Congress or the BJP has any specific agenda, says Kumaraswamy.

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury

‘We are very clear that the RSS-BJP govt has to be ousted’

There is a mistaken discourse that is taking place that coming together of all the Opposition parties is the answer, says Sitaram Yechury.

The Age Debate

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. (Photo: File/PTI)

Age Debate: Is it guns or roses?

The proposed Ramzan/Amarnath Yatra truce in Kashmir is a completely unworkable idea.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about “Digital India” and in J&K you still have to carry truckloads of office files, computers, other records and even furniture from one capital to the other which involves heavy expenditure. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Age Debate: Time to end a Kashmiri tradition?

The ‘Darbar Move’ in J&K belongs to another era, and it should be ended now.

AFSPA gives special powers and immunity to the armed forces in areas declared as “disturbed” by the government. (Photo: Representational/PTI)

Playing politics over security?

The AFSPA now needs to be removed or at least relaxed in Kashmir.

 Mayawati has termed the BJP’s efforts of uplifting the weaker sections of society as natakbaazi in the name of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

Age Debate: Cashing in on dalits?

The BJP’s attitude towards dalits must change, just sops will not be enough.

Reporter's Diary

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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.

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra. (Photo: PTI)

Reporters' Diary: BJP’s shouting brigade

While Indian sports lovers are currently glued to the IPL, an effort is on to showcase India’s traditional sports at the international level.

The Yogi Adityanath government is having a strange impact on BJP’s Muslim leaders and almost all of them are turning into Hanuman “bhakts”.

Reporters' Diary: The new Hanuman bhakts

However, their Hanuman leanings have not gone down too well with a section of the party leadership.

A senior RSS leader jumped into the poll cauldron by sending messages to almost all journalists, asking them how the RSS could play a role in the elections in the “larger national interest”.

Reporters' Diary: Journalists turn saffron

The BJP, on the other hand, is also said to be keeping a close watch on the elections and is even backing some candidates.