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August 2, 2015 12:58 am

If Yakub Memon had not spent 20 years in jail before he was finally hanged there would have been less sympathy for him.

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August 2, 2015 12:51 am

There will no doubt continue a debate about justice to Yakub Memon as there has been about Afzal Guru and the Batla House encounter.

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August 2, 2015 12:44 am

Why do I pick Dravid? For starters, he is the embodiment of world-class excellence in a land of irrepressible mediocrity.

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August 2, 2015 12:35 am

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur responds to all media queries about the board while BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya is silent.

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August 2, 2015 5:17 am

On 8 out of 10 monetary policy statements or actions, Government and the RBI will be — and in the past, have been — on the same page.

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August 1, 2015 12:07 am

Site was designed to test how television could be used to educate and instruct rural audiences to participate in national development programmes.

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August 1, 2015 4:51 am

The BJP has the ammunition to pass the GST bill — most importantly, the promise of a revenue neutral GST tax rate of 11 per cent, which a task force set up by the Congress had first proposed in 2009

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August 1, 2015 12:00 am

Yakub Memon gets all legal protections, and all the tears. The policeman lives and dies unsung.

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August 1, 2015 12:37 pm

Post-war Japan bent adversity into opportunity. Can Team Modi do the same?

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August 1, 2015 12:00 am

The concept of wakf for the settler’s limitless generations is archaic.

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August 1, 2015 4:55 am

PM Narendra Modi has done well to draw attention to the epidemic of road accidents.

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August 1, 2015 12:16 am

Attack in Jerusalem is a sobering reminder that in much of the world, including India, it’s not safe to be gay.

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August 1, 2015 12:30 am

India and Bangladesh bury a Partition legacy. Now, both countries must focus on trade and connectivity

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August 1, 2015 1:12 am

Monsoon seems better than expected. But it will take more to relieve the pressure on rural incomes

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July 31, 2015 12:05 am

A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on July 31, Forty Years Ago.

OBC status, Bharatiya Janata Party, Supreme Court, Patidar Anamat Samiti, Ahmedabad news
July 31, 2015 12:00 am

A culture of lawlessness, corruption and prejudice is being perpetuated.

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July 31, 2015 2:50 pm

A debate about representation that is in danger of being reduced to mere muscle-flexing.

Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, Taliban chief, Mullah Muhammad Omar, Taliban insurgents, Taliban obscurity, World news
July 31, 2015 12:00 am

Confirmation of Mullah Omar’s death brings closure. And the warning that a more unpredictable era is here.

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July 31, 2015 8:01 am

Aftermath of his hanging puts at risk presumptive legitimacy of institutions that mediate social division.

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July 31, 2015 12:00 am

Gurdaspur underlined that India’s fight against terror lacks reliable and modern counter-terror forces.

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July 31, 2015 12:00 am

He has been the guardian and spokesperson of Pakistan’s ideology. Can his famed flexibility now come to his nation’s rescue?

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July 31, 2015 11:20 am

On farm policy, there is an urgent need to listen to farmers, not just economists and academics.

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July 30, 2015 4:41 am

This week, TV was overtaken by news.

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July 30, 2015 4:36 am

It deserves special category status, especially after the 14th Finance Commission allocation.

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July 30, 2015 6:53 pm

This is not the time for comprehensive financial sector legislative reforms. Fix problems through institutional changes.

Vladimir Putin
July 30, 2015 12:15 am

Looks like the embattled Fifa president has at least one powerful ally — Vladimir Putin.

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July 30, 2015 12:19 am

Modi government may have underestimated the gravity of the issue. It must act urgently.

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July 30, 2015 10:52 am

It may be too late for Yakub Memon. But it is time for India to rethink the use of the death penalty.

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July 30, 2015 12:00 am

We need an informed debate on cash transfers, not ideological positioning.

Gurdaspur attack, Border Security Force, security arrangements, Gurdaspur terror attack, Nullahs security arrangements, Punjab news
July 30, 2015 12:00 am

You don’t prepare for terrorism after it has happened. And you don’t just learn from your own experience.

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July 29, 2015 11:52 pm

The US Senate voted to let the Pentagon build a naval base and support facility at Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean.

July 29, 2015 12:38 am

The Organiser editorial praises the Muslims of Lonand in Maharashtra for showing the “real character of Indian Muslims”.

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July 29, 2015 12:33 am

At a time when America is in political retreat and the Western economic footprint is declining in Afghanistan, China has naturally loomed large in Kabul.

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July 29, 2015 12:01 am

A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on July 29, Forty Years Ago.

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July 29, 2015 6:35 am

The most desirable monetary policy committee will be one that gives primacy, but not total control, to the RBI.

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July 29, 2015 12:00 am

Will Turkey-US cooperation against IS bring more stability to the region or less?