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Opinion

No one killed Andhra’s Kodela

The government was trying to bring him to book. If he felt humiliated or harassed, there was judicial recourse available to him.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

On finding a democratic alternative to the RSS

The growing rejection of dynastic fate is in evidence all over the new India.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Can Congress follow Indira’s 1969 plan to revitalise itself?

The Congress cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds anymore.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Oped

Mystic Mantra: The bliss of contentment

Some people get so madly involved in the pursuit of wealth that they lose their health and finally meet a painful end.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Interview of the Week

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Congress leader Salman Khurshid

‘Distortion of democracy is evident. Is its dismantling on the way?’

There is no clarity of thought and vision in the government on how to get the economy back on track, says Salman Khurshid.

Former Indian Army chief General V. P. Malik

‘Pak’s nuke talk is loose talk, but cannot rule out a limited war’

National security is not just defence; it is all other departments put together, says VP Malik.

Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda (Photo: AFP)

‘Siddaramaiah behind fall of our govt, I’ll now fight both Congress & BJP’

He asserted that the present BJP government headed by Mr B.S. Yediyurappa may not complete its term.

Kapil Sibal (Photo: G.N. Jha)

‘Persecution, not prosecution’

We want to go to the Supreme Court as it is our constitutional right to challenge the order in a higher court, says Kapil.

The Age Debate

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French President Francois Hollande (Photo: AP)

Age Debate: Rafale - Time to clear the air

A joint parliamentary committee probe is the only way to resolve Rafale controversy.

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Age Debate: A new roadmap for Kashmir?

Holding municipal/panchayat polls in J&K amid the NC-PDP boycott will be a farce.

The NRC in Assam is a welcome beginning and all political parties should join hands with one belief that the nation comes first.

Age Debate: Targeting aliens or citizens?

It will be premature to extend the NRC to the whole of India at this juncture.

Centre-state relations has been the core issue, which must be duly respected as per the Constitution. (Representational image)

Age Debate: A BJP bid to secure its turf?

Holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state Assemblies is not a feasible idea.

Reporter's Diary

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An SP leader said that this was a “more peaceful way of communicating with the media.

Reporters' Diary: Keeping media at bay

UP Chief minister Yogi Adityanath also does not take questions in his press conferences that are, in any case, few and far in-between.

Simmering with rage, Mr Khan now stays away from party functions, including iftar, does not communicate with party leaders and has stopped meeting Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Reporters' Diary: Angrily yours

As the probe began, the SP chose to turn a blind eye to the development and did not issue a single statement in support of Mr Khan.

The spokespersons have conveniently forgotten the murky bungalow episode and are not even bothering to ask the Yogi Adityanath government to produce the inventory about items that were claimed to have gone missing when Mr Yadav vacated the bungalow.

Reporters' Diary: Happy holidays!

A number of social organisations also made the similar demand.

The ones that are available are in townships that are developing on the outskirts of the state capital and are not ready to move in.

Reporters' Diary: EX-CMs in UP go house hunting

The problem is that with the Lucknow skyline going up, bungalows with sprawling lawns are now a rarity.