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Mystic Mantra: The mind is the human body’s software

The body is similar to the hardware and the mind is like the software of a computer.

22 Nov 2019 2:44 AM

A women’s ‘caliphate’ on the Syrian-Iraq border that would otherwise not exist

The camp is now home to over 70,000 people, most of whom are women and children.

22 Nov 2019 2:42 AM

Ayodhya: Seek compromise, don’t stoke fires

After the Supreme Court verdict, its merits or demerits notwithstanding, one imagined that the tumult would subside.

22 Nov 2019 2:38 AM

Mystic Mantra: ‘What fruits do I and my actions produce?’

Despite Austria being a small country, its vast expanse is covered with lovely forests, which many people use for their long walks.

21 Nov 2019 2:34 AM

Hong Kong’s authorities have dug themselves a hole and there’s no way out

The authorities declared that the protesters holed up on the campus, most of them students, had no option other than to surrender.

21 Nov 2019 2:30 AM

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The long and short of Shiv Sena’s rebellion

With Uddhav Thackeray’s refusal to go along with the BJP after the polls, the ruling party at the Centre has been given a sudden jolt.

21 Nov 2019 2:26 AM

Mystic Mantra: The strength of a remorseful heart

The Creator has placed a unique volitional quality in man’s psyche — and that is what is called “repentance”.

20 Nov 2019 2:40 AM

Severe to very poor: Air quality is a metaphor for political leadership

The Delhi Met Bureau may have actually made a deeply philosophical observation with its imagery applicable to several facets of life these days.

20 Nov 2019 2:36 AM

Is a State apology in order for the abolition of privy purses?

In one stroke, the word given by Sardar Patel and constitutionally committed as a sovereign guarantee was suddenly abolished.

20 Nov 2019 2:34 AM

Censorship isolates dissenters, then tries to demonise them

Broader constituencies must recognise how censorship skews the public record, data, national narratives and social cohesion for generations.

19 Nov 2019 6:46 AM

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Ayodhya judgment: About faceless judges and the moral of Ram Katha

Many a time it happens that a division bench dictates the order/judgment in open court and both judges sign.

19 Nov 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Time to embrace and nourish our rivers

If you put so much water in one place, the soil gets leached and all the bio-activity in the soil is reduced.

19 Nov 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Desire - The main cause of mental disturbance

Necessity is out of compulsion to live, desire is out of competition.

18 Nov 2019 7:17 AM

The cruelty in Pakistan over Sharif’s health

While we sink deeper into the hole we have dug for ourselves, the establishment remains the elephant in the room.

18 Nov 2019 7:14 AM

The truth about Ladakh’s Shaksgam: Correcting historical wrongs in J&K

It is strange that the governments of China and Pakistan announced the agreement on the eve of important Indo-Pak talks on Kashmir.

18 Nov 2019 7:08 AM

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Dilli Ka Babu: TN Seshan - The babu who roared

Seshan’s stint at the environment ministry from 1985 to 1988, especially needs mention.

17 Nov 2019 12:44 AM

Babri verdict based on faith, not evidence

There now comes the Supreme Court’s strange verdict strangely expressed with a stooge addendum which belies its unanimity.

17 Nov 2019 12:07 AM

Maharashtra: Modi’s poll prowess fearsome

The Sena, the Congress and the NCP fear increasing irrelevance because of the BJP.

17 Nov 2019 12:03 AM

Is India prepared to bid the Maharajah a royal goodbye?

Despite all of this, regulars insist there was no better service than the one offered by Air India on its non-stop flights to America.

16 Nov 2019 7:26 AM

Mystic Mantra: An Eastern cure for anxiety

The people of the East have invented ingenious devices to cure the problems of the ego.

16 Nov 2019 12:20 AM

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