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Mystic Mantra: Man, and man alone wants to sit as juror

Ptolemaic astronomers made the earth the centre around which all the heavenly bodies revolved.

23 Oct 2019 2:08 AM

In Kashmir, the motif is fear

The boy was brilliant at studies and was his school’s cricket star.

23 Oct 2019 2:05 AM

Doubts and dilemmas of the soldier in post-colonial South Asian democracies

The RSS had become the spine of his movement, feigning as it did its transient passion for India’s secular and socialist constitution.

23 Oct 2019 2:03 AM

Afghan peace path runs through Pak & Kashmir

While US policy-makers broadly understand this, it has not translated to action on the ground.

23 Oct 2019 2:01 AM

Fruitless in Kashmir, no sign of Pak hand

Shopian in the south produces Kashmir’s best apples and has the second-most important apple mandi after Sopore.

22 Oct 2019 1:01 AM

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2025: A glimpse of the geopolitical future

Liberalism is used in India today to attack the government and by the government against its detractors.

22 Oct 2019 12:55 AM

US act of treachery shouldn’t surprise Kurds, given the past

It never changes, and yet he never loses his innocence, just as Lucy never loses her mean streak.

21 Oct 2019 2:24 AM

Threat to turn off water to Pakistan is unworkable

The three eastern rivers allocated to India by the IWT are the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej.

21 Oct 2019 2:19 AM

A suite solution to Cong’s exodus woes?

Take the case of Sachin Rao, a special invitee to the coveted Congress Working Committee.

20 Oct 2019 12:10 AM

Niti CEO puts the pedal to the metal

From time to time, the Uttar Pradesh government is bitten by the austerity bug.

20 Oct 2019 12:10 AM

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India’s freedom fighters fought sedition law

Lynchings became an epidemic shortly after Modi became Prime Minister.

20 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

Sanctions on Pak might not curb terror

It is essentially those Kashmiris who are motivated enough to fight against the Indian state who are keeping our Army occupied.

20 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Forgiveness inspires others to love

If we know that anger can cause irreparable damage to our brain, then we may want to consider learning the art of forgiveness.

19 Oct 2019 6:15 AM

Brexiteers ready to break-up UK

Every day for the last two weeks at least — the opening scenes of the possible final act played out — nothing is certain.

19 Oct 2019 4:46 AM

The Bongo-fication of a Nobel Laureate

To make matters worse, Banerjee is also Amartya Sen’s protégé. Oh dear! Amartya babu, also a Bengali Nobel Laureate, is not on NaMo’s speed dial.

19 Oct 2019 4:40 AM

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Was Modi-Xi Chennai meet a ‘civilisational’ encounter?

The Indian communiqué from the PMO said that the two leaders “evaluated the direction of bilateral relations in a positive light”.

18 Oct 2019 1:26 AM

Syed Ahmad Khan was one of modern India’s real architects

He knew what changes were required in society in order to move forward and keep up with the rest of the world.

18 Oct 2019 1:22 AM

Mystic Mantra: Strive to discover the self beyond selfies

The “public self” or “external me” is all-important for many, today.

17 Oct 2019 5:59 AM

Turkey was forced to act in Syria due to allies’ mistakes, terror hits

Turkey is under the threat of terrorism originating from Syria and targeting its borders.

17 Oct 2019 5:55 AM

A time to introspect, rethink for vets who joined politics

The green shoots of a similar reflection seem to have dawned silently via the electoral results in another perilous part of the world — Israel.

17 Oct 2019 12:36 AM

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