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Opinion

Laughing celebrity brides

The curly-moustache sporting groom, Ranveer Singh, is resting on cushions next to Padukone.

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Road to 2019 is fraught with possibilities

Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath have largely been confined within their regions and limitations.

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Mystic Mantra: Let’s emulate Santa’s generosity to share

The blame for commercialising St. Nicholas goes to Coca-Cola, which in 1931 for the first time used Santa Claus with Coca-Cola in his hand.

Thursday, December 06, 2018

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Let political discourse not get coarse

If the country’s top leaders do not maintain a gracious discourse, colleagues lower down fail to observe appropriate norms.

Thursday, December 06, 2018

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Crack down on goons in UP, give slain cop justice

When SHO Singh was seriously injured by stones flying about him, he was carried to his vehicle by policemen who sought to rush him to hospital.

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

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Memories of a gentler era

Bill Clinton, offers an example of true greatness in bipartisanship, and has a fairytale ring at these times.

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

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Why ‘competitive federalism’ could help to boost India’s eco rankings

Most of the time countries with low ranks are criticised at domestic as well as international levels.

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

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Mystic Mantra: The journey inward

Religion is something so sublime that it can give meaning and context to our lives.

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Interview of the Week

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan, MLA and BJP national vice-president

‘Why can’t nationalism be a poll issue? India is in safe hands’

The BJP has no intention of toppling the Madhya Pradesh government, says Chouhan.

India’s permanent representative to the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin addresses the world body in New York.

‘A terrorist is no one’s friend... The global revulsion over Pulwama led to Azhar vote’

By March there was a broad-based coalition, unlike ever before, seeking the listing of Masood Azhar, says Syed Akbaruddin.

BJP candidate from Bhopal, Pragya Singh Thakur

‘I am waging a dharm-yudh against those who maligned Sanatan Dharma’

Bhopal is known for its lakes and Congress members encroached upon these lakes

BJP minister of state Col. (Retd) Rajyavardhan Rathore	 (Photo: Biplab Banerjee)

‘Congress is the party that committed a scam even in the field of sports’

Narendra Modi’s name is a synonym for strong, decisive and transparent government which also empowers people, says Rathore.

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.