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Mystic Mantra: The eternal spring that runs us all

Plato identified time with the period of motion of heavenly bodies.

06 Apr 2019 6:11 AM

Oil has empowered regimes led by fanatics across the Islamic world

The law this week prescribes stoning to death for the supposed sins of adultery and of homosexuality.

06 Apr 2019 6:07 AM

Women simply don’t count in Elections 2019

The message going out is simple — use your physical attributes to charm, disarm, seduce and woo the voter.

06 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Spiritual benefits of selfless service

If we just think about our own response to examples of service that we witness we can get an inkling of why it is such an important quality.

05 Apr 2019 12:15 AM

Kabul calls bluff on Islamabad’s deceit, chicanery on Afghanistan

Pakistani infamy in “ball-tampering” and “game-fixing” have entered the diplomatic lexicon as well.

05 Apr 2019 12:10 AM


Mystic Mantra: Chowkidar concerns

In direct contrast to the honest chowkidar, there’s the wicked watchman ever watchful for indulging in devious deeds.

04 Apr 2019 5:03 AM

Keep Dalai Lama out of Valley, resolve J&K issue from within

It’s purely a travel document issued by the ministry of external affairs, mostly to Tibetan refugees, along with other stateless people.

04 Apr 2019 12:15 AM

Pak can’t be electoral game-changer in India

In today’s “Naya Pakistan”, the names of personalities who sit at the high table may have changed.

04 Apr 2019 12:10 AM

Mystic Mantra: Ibn Rushd’s reflections on spirituality

After the catastrophes of the two World Wars, we are now fated to see the biggest tragedy of the 21st century.

03 Apr 2019 1:41 AM

Why didn’t Modi, as PM, release Henderson Brooks Report on ’62?

A tangled web of inability to understand security issues, prevarication, bureaucratic intrigue, political indecision, all-pervasive corruption.

03 Apr 2019 1:41 AM


Mystic Mantra: Move towards the pure ego

Ego becomes a serious obstacle in the spiritual progress of a person as well.

02 Apr 2019 5:47 AM

Mystic Mantra: Meditate & celebrate with Zen meditation

This unique journey is the process of one’s own transformation through meditation — and then celebration — coming back to the world.

01 Apr 2019 12:25 AM

Revenge of the Raj: UK disarray as Jallianwala anniversary looms!

The biggest wake up call for the government came when Theresa May lost the vote on the Brexit plan last week for the third time.

01 Apr 2019 12:23 AM

Democracies need NGOs to protect rights

The United Progressive Alliance set up a group of people from civil society and called this group the National Advisory Council (NAC).

31 Mar 2019 2:26 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Lohani’s return to Air India

It is said that employee unions were still a roadblock to the divestment of Air India, slowing down the winding up process.

31 Mar 2019 2:26 AM


Mystic Mantra: A culture of seeking

However, in Indian culture, 500 years before Jesus, Gautama Buddha called into question all the Hindu Gods.

30 Mar 2019 6:34 AM

Politics is creating antagonism to distort culture

It may be that all elections, if they are free and sometimes even if they are not free, are determinations of the character or soul of a nation.

30 Mar 2019 6:30 AM

Mystic Mantra: And the winner is?

The one who remains steadfast in their performance, automatically gains his rights and the authority that results.

29 Mar 2019 4:49 AM

Kiwi PM Jacinda Ardern deserves to get this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

Heaven knows the Nobel Peace Prize has in recent years been in urgent need of some value addition.

29 Mar 2019 4:47 AM

A great first step to a futuristic defence system

There are subdued reactions to the Wednesday’s ASAT test by various countries given the present geopolitical situation.

29 Mar 2019 2:45 AM