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Hand-picking refugees

Citizenship on the basis of religion fraught with danger


Teaching a wrong lesson

Blackening faces of school students a deplorable act

The unbridled joy of cycling


Yediyurappa does it again

Yediyurappa does it again

Radhika Ramaseshan

Comes through with flying colours in K’taka bypolls despite rebellion against BJP

India’s balancing act amid Russia-China ties

Manoj Joshi

Russian enmity with China had global consequences; so does their close friendship today. Both scenarios have an impact on India. Russia has been a long-time friend of India; it not only provided India arms to maintain formidable military profile, but also gave invaluable political support on a variety of regional issues. Transfer of military technology has been a key part of the Russian-Chinese relationship, both old & new.

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Rahul Gandhi only alternative to Modi, says Gehlot

Rahul Gandhi only alternative to Modi, says Gehlot

11 Dec 2019 | 10:29 AM

MUMBAI: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has to come to the forefront despite the party's drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls as he is the only alternative to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Teacher’s murder cracked, prime suspect’s mother held

Teacher’s murder cracked, prime suspect’s mother held

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

KHARAR:The Kharar Sadar police have cracked the murder case of a schoolteacher, Sarbjeet Kaur, who was shot dead outside her school in Sunny Enclave on Thursday morning and have arrested the mother of prime suspect Harvinder Singh Sandhu in the case.

NoPolice officials address a press conference at Tanda Urmar in Hoshiarpur on Tuesday. Tribune photo

Soldier, four others arrested with weapons stolen from MP

11 Dec 2019 | 6:40 AM

HOSHIARPUR: The police have arrested a soldier and his four accomplices and recovered weapons and cartridges they had stolen from the Army Training Centre in Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, last week.

Cornered by MLAs, govt to release funds

11 Dec 2019 | 6:44 AM

CHANDIGARH: Pushed to the wall over resentment among party MLAs over the lack of development works, the Congress government will call them for disbursal of grants.

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Not short of money, salary withheld as punishment: FM

11 Dec 2019 | 11:25 AM

CHANDIGARH: Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Tuesday claimed that the state government was not short of funds and the salary of employees had been withheld as a “punishment” for not complying with instructions of the Finance Department.

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90% coaching centres sans Fire Dept nod

90% coaching centres sans Fire Dept nod

11 Dec 2019 | 7:21 AM

KARNAL: The fire incident in Delhi that took 43 lives should be a wake-up call for the authorities of Karnal Municipal Corporation (KMC) as well as the district administration as most establishments here are running without proper fire safety arrangements.

Ruckus after denial of debate on Dharamsala investors’ meet

Ruckus after denial of debate on Dharamsala investors’ meet

11 Dec 2019 | 7:28 AM

DHARAMSALA: The Congress again staged a walkout from the House today for not being allowed debate over expenditure on investors’ meet, increase in the price of onion and crime against women. As Question Hour began, Harshvardhan Chauhan got up and objected to the inclusion of their names in the discussion on investors’ meet.

370 move illegal: Faesal

370 move illegal: Faesal

11 Dec 2019 | 10:31 AM

NEW DELHI:Senior counsel Raju Ramachandran today contended in the SC that nullification of Article 370 was unconstitutional as it did not take into account wishes of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

SBI under-reported bad loans by  Rs 11,932 cr in FY19: Report

SBI under-reported bad loans by Rs 11,932 cr in FY19: Report

11 Dec 2019 | 7:55 AM

NEW DELHI:The country’s largest lender State Bank of India today reported about Rs 12,000-crore divergence in their bad loans for the last fiscal.

NoSpeaker Nancy Pelosi, accompanied by Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, announces articles of impeachment on Tuesday. AFP

Power abuse charge unveiled in Trump impeachment case

11 Dec 2019 | 7:34 AM

WASHINGTON:Democrats today unveiled two impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump, accusing him of abuse of power and obstruction in pressuring Ukraine to help him attack his 2020 election rivals.

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Chile plane with 38 aboard goes missing

11 Dec 2019 | 7:34 AM

SANTIAGO:A Chilean military plane with 38 persons aboard has gone missing after it took off from the country’s south for a base in Antarctica and is presumed to have crashed, authorities have said.

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India firm on climate promises: Javadekar

11 Dec 2019 | 7:34 AM

MADRID:India is “walking the talk” in its climate change commitments and has reduced emission intensity by 21 per cent of its GDP while also being on track to achieve the goal of 35 per cent emission reduction as promised in the Paris summit in 2015, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

NoIndia’s Shivam Dube during a practice session.

Winner takes all

11 Dec 2019 | 7:50 AM

MUMBAI:India will have to address their inadequacies that were laid bare by West Indies in the previous match when the two teams clash in the series-deciding third T20 International here tomorrow.

Hockey India suspends Punjab Police, PNB for on-field brawl

11 Dec 2019 | 7:50 AM

CHANDIGARH:Hockey India’s disciplinary committee today imposed three-month suspensions on Punjab Police and Punjab National Bank for last month’s on-field brawl during the final of the Nehru Hockey Tournament in New Delhi.

Mandeep puts Punjab on top

11 Dec 2019 | 7:50 AM

JAIPUR:Hosts Rajasthan could add only one run to their overnight score as they were bundled out for 257 runs by Punjab on Day 2 of their Group A Ranji Trophy match.

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Providing assured market a challengeagriculture: Crop diversification

Providing assured market a challenge

09 Dec 2019 | 7:24 AM
Ploughing it back into the soilagriculture: Stubble management

Ploughing it back into the soil

02 Dec 2019 | 7:26 AM
Once again, locked in a battle

Once again, locked in a battle

11 Dec 2019 | 9:21 AM
Family time

Family time

11 Dec 2019 | 9:21 AM
Destination wedding?

Destination wedding?

11 Dec 2019 | 9:21 AM
AR Rahman to open for U2

AR Rahman to open for U2

11 Dec 2019 | 9:21 AM
  • SpectrumMemories of a mentor retold

    Memories of a mentor retold

    IN the year 1923, with the euphoria of youthful enthusiasm, I visited a student of the DAV College, Lahore, who was a self-avowed terrorist and believed in the overthrow of British rule by starting acts of violence.

  • The Begum of Sardhana

    One thinks of Begum Samru— that greatly gifted but mercurial woman who figured so largely in the power game that was played around Delhi and its environments when the Mughal Empire was tottering at the end of the 18th century — for she appears again in the just-opened show, Rajas, Nawabs & Firangees which the Alliance Francaise has mounted at the National Museum in the Capital.

  • Serenading divine love

    Rajasthan has a rich history of Sufism with legendary Awliya like Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti of Ajmer and Sheikh Hamiduddin Nagori having spread the message of brotherhood and devotion on its soil.

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