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Pact to end ceasefire violations now dead

Without giving thought to the larger picture, the Narendra Modi government adopted the “surgical strike” posture in 2016 to look valiant.

22 Oct 2019 1:03 AM

Mystic Mantra: On feasting and fasting - Eating with awareness

Indian ayurveda and yoga have given tremendous importance to eating — it was called a sacrifice, a havan to the body.

21 Oct 2019 2:36 AM

Smooth Brexit is in peril

The deal may not be the best, and even signals a betrayal of what the PM promised over the backstop and Northern Ireland.

21 Oct 2019 1:58 AM

Politics whiff to Hindu leader’s murder probe

The law and order machinery has been both politicised and communalised.

21 Oct 2019 1:55 AM

Turkey mocks Trump in Syria

The exasperation felt over Mr Trump’s actions has spread far beyond the White House, America and the Middle East.

19 Oct 2019 12:01 AM


Assembly polls: BJP chooses distraction

A reference to Ayodhya is naturally avoided. The issue has been milked for votes countless times and the matter is now before the Supreme Court.

19 Oct 2019 12:00 AM

Put dignity in heart of policy

The situation was dire enough for the Supreme Court to take it up this September.

18 Oct 2019 1:18 AM

A new temple appears inevitable in Ayodhya

The celebrations have begun. UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath will spend Diwali in Ayodhya.

18 Oct 2019 1:15 AM

Savarkar ‘Ratna’: Comic relief?

One wonders if promising the Bharat Ratna violates the Election Commission’s model code, especially if it’s just a disguised caste-based appeal.

17 Oct 2019 5:53 AM

Deaths in PMC crisis warning to RBI, govt

The banks thereupon never shut, giving confidence to ordinary people to park their money in savings accounts or fixed deposits.

17 Oct 2019 5:53 AM


Saving cricket’s image

Any return to the favours and bribes system must go, and Sourav is best qualified to bring this about.

16 Oct 2019 12:59 AM

A problem-solver whom India should listen to

We also admire the stand taken by both Esther and her husband in showing demonetisation to have catastrophic consequences for the Indian economy.

16 Oct 2019 12:57 AM

KCR must retract on RTC strike, start talks

Governments must privatise all state assets, especially those it’s not capable of running.

15 Oct 2019 1:07 AM

Science and the marathoner

Each of these achievements highlighted man’s indomitable spirit in aiming eternally for improvement.

14 Oct 2019 6:03 AM

Set middle class free, abolish income-tax

Sitharaman needs to resort to innovative political coinage, like “pro-middle class”, for instance, and take a bold plunge.

14 Oct 2019 6:02 AM


Abiy Ahmed’s quest for peace

The changes were not without opposition; an attempt on his life was made within months of him initiating the reform process.

13 Oct 2019 12:02 AM

Xi savours the menu, Modi cleans up after

All that Mr Xi did was announce that his vice-premier would meet finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman about the trade deficit.

13 Oct 2019 12:00 AM

Feting Handke’s inhumanity?

The choice of falsehood to make his case betrayed a mindset, all too common among far right nationalists.

12 Oct 2019 12:00 AM

After ignoring warnings, govt can’t play hardball

utomobile sales are in decline for several months.

12 Oct 2019 12:00 AM

BSNL, MTNL days numbered?

A voluntary retirement scheme should be offered.

11 Oct 2019 12:07 AM