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Will Boris be the first British PM to be married at 10 Downing Street?

Priti Patel has been given a budgetary boost already by PM Boris Johnson, as he has promised — £1.1 billion for recruiting more police officers.

05 Aug 2019 12:31 AM

India misses geopolitical signature in Kashmir

The wildest guesswork is gripping the Valley — from impending war with Pakistan to impending repression.

05 Aug 2019 12:28 AM

UAPA is against principles of law & justice

In the amendment to UAPA, the state has now been given the power to name individuals as “terrorists”.

04 Aug 2019 6:22 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: TN babus divided over circular

It’s no secret that the Centre is struggling to induce states to fulfil their quota of central deputation of IAS and IPS officers.

04 Aug 2019 1:01 AM

The Speaker’s impartiality is indispensable

In India, the Economist’s words would be seen as Speakers’ violating parliamentary privilege.

04 Aug 2019 12:54 AM


Mystic Mantra - The aura: Just a surface phenomenon

Every substance on the planet has a certain field of energy around it.

03 Aug 2019 1:17 AM

Racism is the secret allure of the ‘Take Back Control’ call of UK PM

The Nazis, Brown Shirts and imperial Japanese came to rule their countries though hard-core patriotic appeal.

03 Aug 2019 1:17 AM

Boris made PM to ward off fresh UK elections

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would be perfectly qualified to jig to that number if he disciplined his hair with a touch of Brylcream.

03 Aug 2019 1:17 AM

Time to embrace that brown, dark can be beautiful

The “blackface” use of cosmetics to make the skin darker and effect cultural misappropriation of African tradition can be viewed as a racist act.

02 Aug 2019 12:18 AM

Mystic Mantra: The glory of Krishna’s flute

Hollow and empty, the flute does not produce any sound of her own.

02 Aug 2019 12:14 AM


What’s really behind Trump’s ‘offer’ on Kashmir? A long-term US strategic plan

India is a good business location for high-profile American individuals who institutionally represent their country too.

02 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: The long and short of divine frenzy

The whole summation of any imaginative voyage, simple or complex, is heightened refinement.

01 Aug 2019 12:08 AM

HK: A thorn in the flesh for China’s czars

It was sparked early last month by a proposed piece of legislation intended to decree routine extradition to China for those accused of crimes.

01 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

Despite Trump’s bonhomie towards Pak, India-US partnership is a long-term deal

Trump’s foreign policy emphasis has been on selected areas — China, the Middle East, North Korea and Afghanistan.

01 Aug 2019 12:03 AM

Mystic Mantra: In Islam, prayer is directly to God alone

There is a direct relationship between every man and his Creator.

31 Jul 2019 1:43 AM


Can Donald Trump be trusted as neutral umpire on Kashmir?

Some do seem to have figured out Donald Trump, and American Democrats are not among them.

31 Jul 2019 1:43 AM

Can AAP pull off another Delhi victory in 2020?

The BJP polled a record 56.5 per cent of the votes in these elections.

31 Jul 2019 1:43 AM

Mystic Mantra: How we can tame the monkey mind

Osho suggests — the best thing would be to stop struggling with yourself — you will never win this battle.

30 Jul 2019 12:10 AM

Karanataka lesson: Dictatorial parties threat to democracy

The governor issued directions twice to the Speaker to hold the floor test but the chief minister as well the Speaker conveniently ignored them.

30 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Tourism is changing Ladakh: It’s a boon, but it also creates new crises

The Lahaulis’ was the first of a long saga of daring acts by young officers who, since then, have bravely defended Indian territory.

30 Jul 2019 12:00 AM