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Opinion

General in crosshairs

The Indian Army is known for its apolitical nature.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Bank frauds: Gujarat model’s underbelly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has still to address the Nirav Modi matter.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Political culture governs probity in public life

Article 102 of the Constitution lays down certain criteria for disqualifications for membership of Parliament.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Oped

Dilli Ka Babu: Babu transfers are ‘secret’

There is growing disconnect between the Centre and the J&K government on several issues.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Interview of the Week

Advancing polls is a flawed election strategy: Ram Vilas Paswan

Dalits and mahadalits are with me only, they are not with anybody else, especially in Bihar, says Ram Vilas Paswan.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Interview of the Week

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Sukhendu Sekhar Roy

‘We favour Opposition unity against autocratic Central rule’

Mamata Banerjee was the first voice against the wrong implementation of the GST, says Sukhendu Sekhar Roy.

Dharmakirti Joshi

‘The Budget is not based on crazy assumptions, but on realistic ones’

The fiscal account came under strain despite the government exceeding its divestment target after many years, says Dharmakirti Joshi.

CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

‘Priority is to ensure RSS-backed polity doesn’t control state power’

We will require the independent strength of our party and its political interventional capacities to grow stronger, says Sitaram Yechury.

Former chief minister of Haryana and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda

'Haryana Govt has lost the trust of people, CM must quit now'

The principal Opposition, the Congress Party, is up in arms and has demanded the removal of the state chief minister M.L. Khattar.

The Age Debate

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi (Photo: AP)

Faith as power strategy

Rahul’s temple run and projecting a ‘soft Hindu’ image may not help Cong in polls.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI)

A game-changer or a sop

The new mega health insurance scheme can transform the lives of India’s poor.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  (Photo: PTI)

Age Debate: A sensible idea, or partisan

A hasty push for simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls will be anti-democratic.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: File/PTI)

Age Debate: Of morality, or just politics?

The AAP is wrong to accuse the EC of acting at the BJP’s behest to disqualify its MLAs.

Reporter's Diary

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (Photo: PTI)

Reporters’ Diary: Naveen misses the mission

Recently the Aam Aadmi Party set up a stall to sell pakodas in Lucknow when the cops chased them away.

The incident caught in a video camera had gone viral later, causing acute embarrassment to him.

‘Kabhi Gussa, Kabhi Pyar’

The transformation noticed in him at Babai was truly amazing, a member of the delegation observed.

The BJD immediately lapped up the minister’s gaffe and attacked the BJP, saying it deliberately wanted to defame the state government for political mileage.

Scoring a suicidal goal

Mr Gohain blamed the ruling BJD — an arch-rival of the BJP — for adopting dilatory approach to acquire land for various projects.

The state government is also forcing employees to take VRS if they do not wish to be shown the door on grounds of poor performance.

Clean-up in UP

The state government is also forcing employees to take VRS if they do not wish to be shown the door on grounds of poor performance.