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Why do politicians invoke ‘Pakistan’ to get votes?

Pakistan was, is and will, unfortunately, remain an ‘enemy’ state in all likelihood.

16 Apr 2019 1:12 AM

Mystic Mantra: Heartfelt feelings and awareness

Thousands of people gathered and they were very surprised when they saw Basho crying, big tears rolling down his cheeks.

15 Apr 2019 12:15 AM

Of UK’s ‘deep regret’ over Jallianwala massacre; as memories of Kaifi live on

India is in the midst of elections and the UK is in the midst of Brexit — but the event was not forgotten.

15 Apr 2019 12:12 AM

The road to nowhere passes through Kashmir

While the Army made no formal comment, its unhappiness was evident from press reports.

15 Apr 2019 12:10 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Corruption dilemma

In the past, customs authorities in India have detected a few cases of smuggling to and from China.

14 Apr 2019 12:05 AM


‘No one should have any problem if the BJP focuses on nationalism’

Development was a dikhava (facade) for the earlier government and their allies, but the BJP-led NDA’s report card is exemplary, says Naqvi.

14 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra — Baisakhi: A harbinger of sacred and secular

The day of Baisakhi marks a new beginning and falls on 13th April as per the Gregorian calendar.

13 Apr 2019 1:33 AM

Why are India’s airports so strict?

Grand and imposing though they are, the procedures within are a bit of a puzzle.

13 Apr 2019 1:31 AM

In Tibet, an atheist regime talks of reincarnation

A worse contradiction is about the position of the atheist regime on the Dalai Lama’s rebirth.

13 Apr 2019 1:31 AM

Mystic Mantra: The glory of Shri Ram

When we give something to those in need, we tend to give it with a feeling of superiority, but the Lord gives as a friend.

12 Apr 2019 12:05 AM


To fight inequality, Cong must stay left of centre

If Andhra and Telangana were a little inhospitable for Rahul Gandhi, a seat in Karnataka would have been custom made for the Congress president.

12 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: From sleep to waking up

There is reference in the book of Genesis (Bible) to Jacob who after a long journey falls asleep.

11 Apr 2019 12:57 AM

A party for the poor? Congress must re-engineer, rewire itself

The BJP’s offering so far is a combination of governance, security (cross-border strikes) and development (the “vikas” platform).

11 Apr 2019 12:40 AM

Bibi’s back! Will BJP’s strategy work well too?

The Modi-Netanyahu relationship is undergirded by an unsaid ideological affinity between Hindutva and Zionism.

11 Apr 2019 12:34 AM

Mystic Mantra: The importance of knowing yourself

We begin our independent life when we emerge from the womb and slowly grow up into a web of alliances.

10 Apr 2019 1:26 AM


Poverty, politics and posturing: How to build a better, less unequal India

Rahul Gandhi has announced that if voted to power, his party’s government would give Rs 6,000 per month each to the poorest 20 per cent.

10 Apr 2019 1:26 AM

Mystic Mantra: Soul dance and balance

Agreed that we are all endowed with our own distinctive personalities — they are as unique as our signature, or fingerprint.

09 Apr 2019 4:58 AM

BJP’s Mission Bengal: Defending faith for votes

In the BJP’s reconstruction, the only political “legacy” that seems to matter in West Bengal is that of Partition.

09 Apr 2019 12:25 AM

‘Half-truths’ and ‘post-truths’ hold sway as India is in grip of election fever

Election campaigns sharpen the Indian genius to come up with catchy slogans and acronyms filled with derision and ridicule.

09 Apr 2019 12:22 AM

‘Nyay to create wealth, provide welfare’

As for scrapping the sedition law, it is part of our freedom agenda, says Rajeev Gowda.

08 Apr 2019 12:27 AM