Bhayyuji Maharaj’s suicide highlight pressures that overtake the spiritually inclined

Why doesn’t New Delhi trust the people of J&K with real democracy?

At Ramakrishna Mission complex in Kolkata, a different face of religion is visible from what is propagated by Hindutva

Every time Governor’s Rule has been imposed in J&K, situation has worsened, alienation has grown

The Error In Zero Tolerance

Anti-doping measures often target sportspersons who are victims, not perpetrators

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What Kairana means

What looks like an ideological battle from afar, BJP vs Rest, is an accumulation of local factors on the ground.

Forty Years Ago
June 1, 1978, Forty Years Ago

Ministers George Fernandes and Raj Narain are understood to have discussed Janata Party affairs relating to Uttar Pradesh at their meeting with Prime Minister Morarji Desai on June 1, 1978

The government has, at the same time, been sensible in leaving the door sufficiently open for negotiations.
Trump meets Kim

On Wednesday, Trump met with Kim Kardashian — a reality TV star whose popularity far exceeded his own — in the White House.

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Punishing the witness

In bank frauds, as in much else, wrongdoers go free, the root cause remains

The government has, at the same time, been sensible in leaving the door sufficiently open for negotiations.
Exit Cue

ICICI has ordered a probe against its CEO. For it to be seen to be fair, it must ask her to step down

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A visit that shows the way

Pranab Mukherjee’s proposed trip to Nagpur holds a lesson for Rahul Gandhi: Don’t be guided by the Left’s view of the Sangh

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Sell the family silver

Time is running out for the public sector. As technologies change and the world advances further into the digital era, many PSUs will become more and more obsolete

Road from Kairana

Bypoll results are sobering for BJP. For Opposition, they underline the importance of joining forces, but larger battles loom

‘Even in death we are apart, away and outcaste’: A Dalit Christian from Kerala narrates the untold story of discrimination
‘Even in death we are apart, away and outcaste’: A Dalit Christian from Kerala narrates the untold story of discrimination

Just fact check how the Church shamed Dalits for their open support to the Dalit hartal that happened. They forgot that we were the same as how we were when we left the Hindu fold. We were always silenced from speaking up, all our rebellions inside the religion crushed.

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Lights, Camera, No Action

Four years of NDA government have put India on a downward spiral

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Pieces of peace

Peace initiatives on LoC, and internally in J&K, must be enthusiastically welcomed, but not taken at face value

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May 31, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Turkman Gate Report

In its report on these demolitions and the Turkman Gate firing, the two-member fact-finding committee of R C Jain and D K Agarwal said Mrs Gandhi chose to ignore all complaints she had received about excesses committed by the authorities.

The government has, at the same time, been sensible in leaving the door sufficiently open for negotiations.
Old New China

China’s desire to prove it is a 5,000-year-old civilisation is understandable. Empires are not built on economy alone

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The parched hills

Shimla’s water crisis was waiting to happen. India’s hill stations need to conduct an audit of water resources

In letter and spirit

India and Pakistan must build on Tuesday’s agreement to recommit themselves to 2003 ceasefire. Much is at stake

A bureaucracy for our times

Recruitment to the civil service needs to be modernised. But it will require a complete overhaul of the system — not piecemeal initiatives.

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India, EU and the privacy challenge

India will have to update its data protection regime to safeguard services trade with EU.

Amelia Kerr
Telescope: After IPL

Away from cricket, we have other concerns. Or do we?

Unprincipled alliance that Opposition seeks to build across the country gifts BJP an opportunity in 2019
Bengaluru to Delhi

Unprincipled alliance that Opposition seeks to build across the country gifts BJP an opportunity in 2019

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