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On D-Day, may the least offensive person win!

The most wonderful thing about our electorate is the unpredictability factor which proves the best of poll forecasters wrong time and again.

04 May 2019 12:44 AM

When protests were not about fuss

Students in the US and UK have protested against what they contend is the lack of women or black writers in the syllabus.

04 May 2019 12:43 AM

EC must stop acting in a partisan way, else its credibility will erode

The alacrity with which the notice was served showed the EC’s partisanship.

03 May 2019 7:06 AM

Mystic Mantra: Embrace life with an open mind

The fact also is the whole idea of a distinctive “connect” may not be as intensely mystical as it sounds.

03 May 2019 7:05 AM

Belt & Road: What are China’s real intentions?

Much is being made about the overland link between China and Europe by rail and road links.

03 May 2019 7:05 AM


Mystic Mantra: Razed, yet arisen

Sad as it may seem, these images strikingly capture the essence of Easter and Christianity.

02 May 2019 1:27 AM

BJP looks east as going gets tough in Hindi belt

The only problem with the defections that the BJP expects is that it will not reduce Mamata Banerjee’s government to a minority.

02 May 2019 1:24 AM

Mystic Mantra: Modern materialism breeds moral ennui

True morality is possible only through value-based education.

01 May 2019 2:28 AM

Amid malaise stalking Sri Lanka, fears of a ‘larger plot’ behind Easter massacre

There was no Internet, leave alone WhatsApp but the rumours of the milk miracle had spread far and wide like wildfire.

01 May 2019 2:28 AM

Why do some fare so much better than others?

The study examined the distance of Bihar and UP on most major parameters from the average and the best.

01 May 2019 2:28 AM


Mystic Mantra: Life lessons are everywhere

The fan taught me how to spread happiness. Happiness is there in every being like air is there everywhere in the atmosphere.

30 Apr 2019 1:39 AM

Mystic Mantra: Care for the earth

The king was puzzled because this old man, who is one hundred years, cannot even hope to see the next spring.

29 Apr 2019 12:13 AM

First Brexit, next climate: Will London be the world’s new ‘dharna capital’?

The movement has received £ 200,000 in the last week alone by way of donations.

29 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: CAT sets a precedent

The Tribunal noted that the unauthorised period of absence of the applicant was six years and one month.

28 Apr 2019 4:56 AM

We must save the ‘truth’ in our politics

The hawk-eye on every word uttered by Mr Trump has led to a systematic documentation of all false statements made in terms of issues.

28 Apr 2019 4:38 AM


Young ones whose opinions matter

Malala was someone who escaped death from the bullets of fanatics who wanted to stop girls being educated.

27 Apr 2019 12:34 AM

Mystic Mantra: Much ego about everything

The fact also is our ego is ubiquitous and sagacious — more so, when we connect it to a divine framework, and not just supreme power, as it were.

27 Apr 2019 12:30 AM

Sidestep a fiercely communal campaign, find solace in Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir

Once Ram Lalla is born, Madhukar and his rani wave a ‘murchal’, a sort of whisk in slow, pampering motions around the infant.

26 Apr 2019 12:35 AM

Mystic Mantra: The Gita — Applicable to all times

Despite all our intelligence or accomplishments, we have experienced situations in which we realise the importance of the right direction.

26 Apr 2019 12:35 AM

Why battle for Northeast is critical for BJP

The MPs from the region have generally not been vocal inside Parliament, but that they have a voice is something that cannot be ignored.

25 Apr 2019 11:39 PM