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Opinion

Aadhaar: Doubts linger

It may be a Herculean task to reassign Aadhaar numbers to 119 crore people before bringing in Virtual ID.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Modi@Davos: A new kind of challenge

Mr Modi was one of the first to warn the developed world that terrorism was a hydra which strikes rich and poor alike.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Tories’ divide drove May’s rejig, with some UK Asians gaining

Labour reformed education and health provision for all and there was born an optimism that the rigidities of class would be eroded.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

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Move for 49 per cent FDI in Air India is welcome

Air India is currently surviving on successive bailouts by the government.

Friday, January 12, 2018

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Give ’84 victims’ kin relief

There’s no clarity on what can be expected from fresh probes over 33 years after one of the most shameful moments in free India’s history.

Friday, January 12, 2018

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Aadhaar: A lot of questions yet to be resolved

Everyone in a village in Uttarakhand has the same birth date on their Aadhaar cards.

Friday, January 12, 2018

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Mystic Mantra: Feminine in the ultimate sense

This primordial energy is always identified as feminine. It is just lying there, throbbing, but it cannot do anything by itself.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Interview of the Week

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

‘Congress’ different stands in the two Houses shows their majboori’

The Indian Constitution has provided equal rights to every citizen of the country.

Sachin Pilot

‘The Modi wave is waning… Cong in a commendable position in Gujarat’

The Congress has beaten the ruling BJP in the local body elections in Rajasthan, says Sachin Pilot.

Kapil Sibal (Photo: G.N. Jha)

‘It was a case of propaganda against the government of the day’

After the 2G trial court verdict, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal speaks with Ashhar Khan about the ‘2G scam’ that wasn’t.

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala (Photo: PTI/File)

‘EC’s silence reflects it has become a puppet of the whims of the BJP’

We had an agenda, a programme in mind for the future of Gujarat and its people, says Randeep Singh Surjewala.

The Age Debate

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The SC bench held that there can’t be any basis for declaring Section 377 IPC ultra-vires of provisions of the Constitution. (Photo: PTI)

Age Debate: It’s a matter of choice

The Supreme Court should overturn its 2013 ruling criminalising gay sex in India.

Rajinikanth

Age Debate: Rajini’s political avatar

Rajinikanth’s formal entry into public life will transform the politics of Tamil Nadu.

File photo of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya (Photo: PTI/File)

Age Debate: A political or religious issue?

The Babri Masjid has been a contentious point in every election; it is more of a political than a religious issue.

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi at the Congress Working Committee meeting at 10, Janpath in New Delhi. (Photo: PT)

Age Debate: From prince to king

Rahul Gandhi’s elevation will galvanise the Congress ahead of the 2019 elections.

Reporter's Diary

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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.

As a result when Akhilesh celebrated his father Mulayam’s 79th birthday last week, the party veterans stayed away.

Reporters' diary: Father, son play musical chairs

The now on-now off relationship between Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav has already left Shivpal Yadav on no-man’s land.

Apparently, when Yogi was sworn in as chief minister on March 19, the stars were not favourable.

Reporters' diary: Bad stars for Yogi

Top astrologers in the state blame the wrong timing of Yogi’s swearing-in.