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RTI Act changes ill-advised

Central ICs had the status of election commissioners, and state ICs the status of chief secretary in salary and allowance matters.

23 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

To moon and beyond: Scaling new frontiers

To accomplish the voyage, it would take 54 days to land on the Moon through meticulously planned orbital phases.

23 Jul 2019 12:02 AM

A ‘doer’ who changed Delhi

Dikshit built the Delhi Metro, which became a virtual blueprint for underground suburban rail transport in other major cities in India.

22 Jul 2019 12:03 AM

Iran crisis grows: India needs to promote peace

Good relations between India and Iran are extremely important and the geopolitical significance of the Chabahar Port cannot be lost sight of.

22 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Give Dhoni his due

Regardless of his batting form that has been dipping somewhat in recent times, Dhoni is still India’s first choice wicket-keeper.

21 Jul 2019 12:02 AM


Yogi’s apathy to violence warrants change of CM

It is common to hear that law and order has suffered grievously in the current dispensation.

21 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

No imposing of language

There is no place for imposing any particular language.

20 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Constitutional logjam develops in Karnataka

It ruled that these 15 MLAs “could not be compelled” to attend the Assembly during the trust vote.

20 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Misgivings over NRC

The exercise conducted in Assam so far has placed four million persons out of the state’s 33-million population on the hitlist.

19 Jul 2019 12:02 AM

There’s an opportunity in reprieve for Jadhav

The celebration of the reprieve is justified, but we may have to wait longer to see Jadhav’s return to India.

19 Jul 2019 12:00 AM


Building safety audits vital

When the monsoon hits, the condition of old buildings is severely tested.

18 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

SC order death knell for Cong-JDS govt?

The prospect of the BJP forming a government in Karnataka under state chief B.S. Yeddyurappa is clearly an all-too-real possibility.

18 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Kartarpur: Flawed strategy?

Pakistan, to India’s surprise, agreed to allow 5,000 pilgrims to visit every day, and 10,000 on special occasions.

17 Jul 2019 2:36 AM

Donald Trump on the warpath ahead of 2020 election

May’s comments reflect the damage that Mr Trump may have caused to US-British relations.

17 Jul 2019 2:33 AM

WC: Both teams should have been joint winners

Those celebrating like Team England and Novak Djokovic were genuinely commiserative of the vanquished in New Zealand and Roger Federer.

16 Jul 2019 12:52 AM


Isro: Better safe than sorry

Sometimes, the smallest problems can doom a satellite — and in the most tragic circumstances, an entire crew.

16 Jul 2019 12:12 AM

India counts down as Isro reaches for Moon

So a mission like Chandrayaan-2 will not only serve erudite scientists but also the common man.

15 Jul 2019 1:49 AM

Save children from abuse

The suggestion from the top court that special courts be set up to fast-track cases is most welcome.

15 Jul 2019 1:40 AM

Give more time for switch to electric vehicles

The tax incentive proposals for EVs contained in the Budget were not that substantive as to see customers queue up.

14 Jul 2019 12:02 AM

Media gag an early warning

In a sign of unease, Friday night's dinner did not have the numbers that Ms Sitharaman’s highly respected predecessor Arun Jaitley, attracted.

14 Jul 2019 12:01 AM