Friday, May 22, 2015
May 23, 20151:01 am

It is said to be an exercise to create an alternative emergency landing.

May 23, 201512:53 am
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Rigorous evaluations are needed to ensure vocational training results in desirable outcomes in terms of jobs and wages.

May 23, 201512:38 am
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The professions that defined middle class aspiration are now sites of a deepening discontent.

May 23, 201512:36 am
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The biggest asset for this government in its battle against corruption has been the incorruptible leadership of the prime minister himself.

May 23, 201512:23 am

India’s first gay matrimonial ad, unfortunately, cannot lead to marriage in this country.

May 23, 201512:23 am

Draft skills policy is a good start. But government will have to ensure initiatives lead to outcomes.

May 23, 201512:19 am
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May was to be devoted to propagating the message of “total revolution”, even in the remotest corners of the state.

May 23, 201512:09 am
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Poorly designed policies are largely to blame for farm distress.

May 22, 201511:49 pm
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It does not befit a Union minister to speak too freely on affairs of the state.

May 22, 201512:15 am
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Kerala church wants to brew more wine to meet liturgical needs. Sure thing, provided it shares.

May 22, 201512:15 am

The Farakka barrage across the Ganga was dedicated to the nation. The project, primarily meant to preserve the Calcutta port by diverting water through feeder channels to the Hooghly, was made possible by the Indo-Bangladesh agreement. Union Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Jagjivan Ram complimented the “farsightedness” of Bangladesh President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the […]

May 22, 201512:10 am
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Reveals the mind of an icon who inspired a generation of Islamists and a tide of violence.

May 22, 201512:10 am
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NDA government agrees with its predecessor on the overreaching importance of state surveillance.

May 22, 20159:50 am
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For most undertrials, it’s years in jail with no access to quality legal aid.

May 22, 201512:02 am
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He is one of a breed of extremists with ties to the US and a conservative upbringing.

May 22, 201512:00 am
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The NSCN-K’s first ceasefire meeting with the Myanmar authorities, to which Baruah refers in order to glorify S.S. Khaplang and criticise the Indian government, was at Hkamti on April 9, 2012.

May 22, 201512:00 am
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This government is the first to clearly stress the importance of manufacturing for growth and employment.

May 21, 201511:46 pm
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On Modi govt's first year in power Jamaat-e-Islami’s bi-weekly, Dawaat, writes: Everyone knows that the government got the support of all but has facilitated the development of only a chosen few.

May 21, 201512:52 am
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The Seventh Schedule is not set in stone. Government must push for greater decentralisation.

May 21, 201512:45 am

India rejected a Pakistani proposal for a multilateral guarantee that it would use nuclear power only for peaceful purposes.

May 21, 201512:45 am
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The World Education Forum is a test of our commitment to children.

May 21, 201512:36 am

Will the real Shakespeare please stand up?

May 21, 201512:36 am
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New evidence exposes police version of the Tirupati forest killings.

May 21, 201512:25 am
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While imaginative, the scheme to monetise private reserves must be backed by assurances.

May 21, 201512:03 am
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Outcomes from Modi’s China visit are not spectacular. But they are substantial.

May 21, 201512:04 pm
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Narendra Modi’s greatest momentum has been in foreign policy. But the external opportunities he has successfully created for India could be undermined by potential domestic failures.

May 21, 201512:09 am
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Since last year, even when the PM travels, he is just a remote control button away.

May 20, 201512:56 am
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Opposition parties had blocked the bill, which allowed the government to detain a person without trial for two years, in Parliament earlier that month.

May 20, 201510:16 am
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Baffled police plead for more time to ponder criminal angle of sex toys.

May 20, 201512:10 am
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While South Korea is a neglected and natural partner, Mongolia signals a fresh diplomatic vision.

May 20, 201512:06 am
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Chief minister has the right to pick his babus. Lieutenant governor should not force a showdown.

May 20, 201512:02 am
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Her death has raised voices of sanity against marauders in the name of religion.

May 20, 201512:01 am
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India and China will be drawn closer by the shared priority of development for their peoples.

May 20, 201512:01 am
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When B.B. King played, it was the cold hard truth — like hearing Martin Luther King speak.

May 20, 201512:23 am

The ‘secular’ vote bank politics created by the Congress, nurtured by communists and now encashed by the Trinamool Congress.

May 21, 201511:00 am
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A year later, Smriti Irani is by far the most controversial cabinet minister, and with good reason.