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Mystic Mantra: ‘To err is human, to forgive, divine’

Sins, wrongdoings and crimes weigh heavily on one’s conscience.

22 Aug 2019 1:42 AM

Our indifference to voting would be an outrage for the agitators of the past

Other intellectuals, meanwhile, were positively radicalised by the rulers’ reaction.

22 Aug 2019 1:40 AM

Imran and Army: How, in a year, Pak PM has learnt to be ‘flexible’

These were arguments based on sound democratic and governance principles.

22 Aug 2019 1:35 AM

After CDS, several key military reforms needed

The Modi government deserves kudos for taking some historic decisions.

22 Aug 2019 1:32 AM

Mystic Mantra: The strength of humility

Many of us are mistaught by society that humility symbolises weakness, but that’s not the case at all.

21 Aug 2019 1:24 AM

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Crocodile tears in dragon’s eyes? Show China Tibet, J&K ’47 maps

Understandably, both Pakistan’s and China’s common interest in J&K originates from the “enemy’s enemy” theory.

21 Aug 2019 1:19 AM

To transform J&K, tackle rise in radicalisation

The real issues are quite different, but nobody seems ready to name the elephant in the room.

21 Aug 2019 1:11 AM

Mystic Mantra: Compassion is a quality of Mother India

Never take advantage of power. This is the way India has always lived. This was not her weakness but feminine strength.

20 Aug 2019 8:29 AM

From state to 2 UTs: Govt must get the ‘constitutional rewiring’ right

A certain rectitude, restraint and dignified empathy for the common person on the street will go a long way in healing the seeds of distrust.

20 Aug 2019 8:26 AM

Government, RBI must work closely for a ‘big bang’ cut

Every bank has to deposit a percentage of their deposits in the RBI to safeguard the interests of the depositors.

20 Aug 2019 8:21 AM

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As pound sinks further, grey skies over UK reflect the circling gloom

It sure does — as bets are being laid on how long the Boris Johnson government will last, and when the next election takes place.

19 Aug 2019 12:19 AM

Mystic Mantra: Nankana Sahib has a special place in Sikh history

Gurdwara Chowa Sahib in Jhelum town, where Guru Nanak had found water in 1521, will also remain open.

19 Aug 2019 12:15 AM

Will a CDS mean the end of inter-service wars?

It would suffice to say that every major military power in the world has a combined defence organisation.

19 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: No more pay panels?

The panel suggested that the pay matrix can be reviewed periodically without waiting for 10 years for another pay commission’s recommendations.

18 Aug 2019 12:36 AM

India’s internal conflicts are bleeding it out

The reality is that all occupying armies, with armed men living far from home, and amid hostile populations, behave in the same way.

18 Aug 2019 12:25 AM

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Imposing linguistic quirks on others is complicated

From time immemorial, people have changed their religion or changed their names in the pursuit of historical justice.

17 Aug 2019 7:53 AM

Mystic Mantra: God notices the blissfulness in us immediately

We should strive to be blissfully immersed in our own world, irrespective of situations in our life.

17 Aug 2019 7:50 AM

Centre resorted to false pretexts to remove special status of J&K

Shah Faesal, a young bureaucrat-turned politician trying to leave the country, was arrested at Delhi airport and taken back to Srinagar.

17 Aug 2019 7:46 AM

Real challenge in J&K when lockdown is eased

The realists in Pakistan understand and fully recognise that any territory of J&K in India’s control cannot be secured by Pakistan by force.

17 Aug 2019 1:18 AM

Mystic Mantra: Integrate action, emotion and thought

Emotion is a power that influences our entire life.

16 Aug 2019 5:31 AM

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