Monday, Feb 26, 2018 | Last Update : 03:06 AM IST


IIP is up. Will more jobs follow?

Employers increasingly preder to hire contract workers in order to circumvent labour laws.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

3 years of CM Kejriwal: A sense of betrayal

Needless to say, in doing do, he was in tacit understanding with the BJP.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Maldives: India’s new front with China

The situation in the Maldives today is a clear warning on the future scenario in India’s northeastern frontier.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018


Mystic Mantra: Mahashivratri, night of stillness

These 365 festivals were ascribed to different reasons, and for different purposes of life. T

Wednesday, February 14, 2018


Govt seems to have run out of ideas on Kashmir

The Narendra Modi government and the BJP have tried to take propaganda mileage from this to showcase their capability.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Dragons’ dance to herald talks?

Moon had to deal with Shinzo Abe’s prod on military exercises in the spring and yet he ensured Japan was not offended in the Korean diplomatic dance.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Mystic Mantra: God’s inner churnings

Launching on hearing God’s voice in prayer can help us all make this world a better place for ourselves and for the coming generations.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Interview of the Week

Ram Vilas Paswan (Photo: G N Jha)

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.

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.

The Age Debate

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

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.