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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

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

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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

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

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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

Many British MPs are not contesting polls, and why

Both the main parties of the UK, the Tories and Labour, have suffered deep schisms over Brexit.

16 Nov 2019 12:17 AM

Rafale dogfight: Exoneration of process, not graft

The comparable costs of the 126 and 36 aircraft deals can only be assessed when all the costs are factored in.

16 Nov 2019 12:13 AM

Don’t question... be happy: The lesson from JNU stir

Nearly 40 per cent of the students on the campus are reportedly from below poverty line (BPL) families.

15 Nov 2019 12:51 AM

After RCEP, what’s the road ahead?

An astonishingly ambitious plan of action without doubt, RCEP invariably had to have its bumps.

15 Nov 2019 12:43 AM

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Supreme Court places focus on 1991 law to protect other places of worship

It further emphasises that “history and its wrongs shall not be used as instruments to oppress the present and the future”.

14 Nov 2019 1:41 AM

Mystic Mantra: Children’s Day–Celebrate the child within you

The love and care received during childhood makes them develop a healthy sense of self and security, reaping lifelong benefits.

14 Nov 2019 1:37 AM

BJP-Shiv Sena cracks, a sign of power imbalance

There is also a clear indication that the BJP was gradually marginalising the Shiv Sena in state politics.

14 Nov 2019 1:32 AM

Mystic Mantra: Intelligence and the power of one

To place such a thought within and outside of the physics of consciousness would call for defining thinking as the active element.

13 Nov 2019 12:55 AM

Reach out to J&K’s populace, ease Net curbs; but keep LoC vigil tight

From a comprehensive national security perspective, this needs examination in domains which usually constitute such a review.

13 Nov 2019 12:51 AM

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