Friday, April 28, 2017

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27 Apr 2017

Modi wins MCD

27 Apr 2017 | 12:47 AM

THE BJP’s strategy of beating 10 years non-performance in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections was audacious but it paid off handsomely.

Taxing farm income

27 Apr 2017 | 12:47 AM

NITI Aayog’s three-year action plan talks of taxing farm income. This is not the only hare-brained idea from the country’s top-level think-tank which seems to care more about putting more cash in the government coffers than the welfare of the people.

26 Apr 2017

Peace first

26 Apr 2017 | 12:36 AM

S O the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, has had her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Bloodbath in Sukma

26 Apr 2017 | 12:36 AM

THE message from the third debilitating attack in two months on the security forces in the Bastar zone is clear.

25 Apr 2017

Dialogue of the deaf

25 Apr 2017 | 12:45 AM

Sunday’s meeting of chief ministers arranged by NITI Aayog saw diverse ideas thrown around with an option to pick and choose.

Right wing on the streets

25 Apr 2017 | 12:45 AM

Any one in India has the right to protest by taking to the streets.

24 Apr 2017

Rust in the Iron Frame

24 Apr 2017 | 12:40 AM

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi was at his katha vachak best on the Civil Services Day. His audience was practically the entire civil services. Those who couldn''t make it to hear the PM in person were linked via teleconferencing.

Captain’s knock awaited

24 Apr 2017 | 12:40 AM

THERE are reports of gangster shootouts every other week in Punjab. It has been a baptism by fire for the Congress government on the law and order front, and it cannot be said that it has met the challenge with the gumption required.

Panama papers

24 Apr 2017 | 12:40 AM

At first sight, Pakistan has been more fleet-footed than India in arraigning the suspects named in the Panama papers for illegally maintaining bank accounts in offshore tax havens.

Action, not advisory

24 Apr 2017 | 12:40 AM

The thrashing of Kashmiri students in Chittorgarh’s Mewar University and hoardings in Meerut asking Kashmiris to leave Uttar Pradesh can only worsen the situation in the Valley.

21 Apr 2017

The Hindi hegemony

21 Apr 2017 | 12:59 AM

In the age of migrations, attempts to impose hegemony of any one language can be preposterous.

Go beyond symbolism

21 Apr 2017 | 12:59 AM

A red beacon atop an official vehicle is a symbol of authority that separates a VIP from a commoner.