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Opinion

Poll buzz in Telangana

There has already been political speculation for some time that a few other states too may choose to hold polls.

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Did Nov 2016 demonetisation achieve anything?

The question that should matter most now is whether the incidence of “black money” in our economy has come down.

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Mystic Mantra: Beyond violence

Feeling separate from the ocean is fiction, and feeling one with the ocean is the reality.

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

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Reasons for SC to reject petition on Article 35-A

Several presidential orders have been passed but it is only Article 35-A that has been challenged by a RSS-oriented NGO.

Monday, September 03, 2018

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New athletic heights

India did not do well in traditional sports like hockey and kabaddi, which suggests the rest of the world is catching up in these team sports.

Monday, September 03, 2018

Oped

Of Notting Hill Carnival & Rahul’s visit to the UK

Bodyguard is a serial about a woman home secretary plotting her rise to the top job with her bodyguard at her beck and call.

Monday, September 03, 2018

Oped

Mystic Mantra: Where there’s bhakti, there’s Krishna

Bhakti or devotion is the medium for communicating and conjuring the pure consciousness or Krishna within.

Monday, September 03, 2018

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Afspa SC plea: Symptomatic of a deeper problem

The military like any other institution is not perfect and is susceptible to odd operational mistakes.

Monday, September 03, 2018

Interview of the Week

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Former Union minister and Congress leader Jitin Prasada	 (Photo: G.N. Jha)

‘Rape accused Chinmayanand has been getting protection from the UP govt’

Former Union minister and Congress leader JITIN PRASADA, who was under house arrest, speaks with Ashhar Khan about the issue.

Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan

‘BJP wants to finish Opposition parties by inducement, coercion, prosecution’

Huge money is being spent to destroy Opposition leaders or woo the strong leaders into their fold, says Chavan.

Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda

‘BJP is getting anxious as the time for polling in Haryana comes close’

The BJP winning in Haryana in the Lok Sabha elections had nothing to do with the achievements or non-achievements of the BJP government in Haryana.

Congress leader Salman Khurshid

‘Distortion of democracy is evident. Is its dismantling on the way?’

There is no clarity of thought and vision in the government on how to get the economy back on track, says Salman Khurshid.

The Age Debate

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French President Francois Hollande (Photo: AP)

Age Debate: Rafale - Time to clear the air

A joint parliamentary committee probe is the only way to resolve Rafale controversy.

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Age Debate: A new roadmap for Kashmir?

Holding municipal/panchayat polls in J&K amid the NC-PDP boycott will be a farce.

The NRC in Assam is a welcome beginning and all political parties should join hands with one belief that the nation comes first.

Age Debate: Targeting aliens or citizens?

It will be premature to extend the NRC to the whole of India at this juncture.

Centre-state relations has been the core issue, which must be duly respected as per the Constitution. (Representational image)

Age Debate: A BJP bid to secure its turf?

Holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state Assemblies is not a feasible idea.

Reporter's Diary

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An SP leader said that this was a “more peaceful way of communicating with the media.

Reporters' Diary: Keeping media at bay

UP Chief minister Yogi Adityanath also does not take questions in his press conferences that are, in any case, few and far in-between.

Simmering with rage, Mr Khan now stays away from party functions, including iftar, does not communicate with party leaders and has stopped meeting Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Reporters' Diary: Angrily yours

As the probe began, the SP chose to turn a blind eye to the development and did not issue a single statement in support of Mr Khan.

The spokespersons have conveniently forgotten the murky bungalow episode and are not even bothering to ask the Yogi Adityanath government to produce the inventory about items that were claimed to have gone missing when Mr Yadav vacated the bungalow.

Reporters' Diary: Happy holidays!

A number of social organisations also made the similar demand.

The ones that are available are in townships that are developing on the outskirts of the state capital and are not ready to move in.

Reporters' Diary: EX-CMs in UP go house hunting

The problem is that with the Lucknow skyline going up, bungalows with sprawling lawns are now a rarity.