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ग्वालियर से 3 ख़ालिस्तानी आतंकवादी गिरफ़्तार

ग्वालियर — पंजाब क्राइम ब्रांच ने एमपी एटीएस (एंटी टेररिस्ट स्क्वॉयड) के साथ मिलकर बुधवार देर...

Shah, A Tough Act To Follow

Amit Shah has been a shadow of Narendra Modi for years together. A trusted...

Do It Fast

The response of American industry heads to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to invest...

Act Honourably

On 26 June, The Indian Express carried a report that said jawans (junior soldiers)...

Misplaced Sympathy

The invariable show of sympathy for a convict on the death row resurfaced in the past week...

Being APJ

Ours is a parochial society where prejudices thwart the growth of an individual based...

Unfit For Policing

While Arvind Kejriwal has a natural gift of rabble rousing, his government’s demand that...

व्यापम की व्यापकता

इन दिनों मध्य प्रदेश व्यावसायिक परीक्षा मंडल या व्यापम में हुए घोटाले की चर्चा...

Mindless Opposition

It becomes unbelievable when political parties cannot figure out raising what issues would get...

Right Pursuit

The news of hot pursuit of militants of NSCN(K) and KYKL deep into Myanmar’s...

Measure Your Critiques

Message to Modi’s constituencies — free market advocates, the middle class and the Hindutva...

Lessons Aruna Left Us With

They deal with the definition of 'right to life' as much as the scourge of...

Voodoo Science

Yogi Adityanath hilariously blames Chinese activity of deforestation in Tibet for the earthquake in...

Singh No More King

Of honesty, that is. Even the most apparent epitome of clean conduct can have...

Real Resumption Of Race

Since the historic triumph of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the May general elections,...

Bad Excuse

That the sex industry is situated at a hailing distance from the film industry...

Illogical trammels

The educated class must take serious exception to the culture of baseless allegations related...

Administration as priority

But the government will do better by disempowering carriers of legacy, making the most...

What was Jaitley up to?

Rarely has Rahul Gandhi, the vice-president of the Indian National Congress, made an observation...

Back on track

After years and decades has come a Railways Budget that promises to revive the...

Hope wins

And despair loses. Braving vicious criticism and slander of political rivals and a hostile...

Worst-held elections

With images of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi freely roaming around inside polling stations of...

Leave the woman alone

It is no more a letter released purportedly by a beleaguered father claiming he...

Ostrich Isn’t Secular

Secularism does not mean brushing communally sensitive information under the carpet or refusing to...

Is It Nishkama Karma?

Economists Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya had endeared to the educated masses by offering...

Looks Like Anti-Incumbency

Activists of the BJP and Shiv Sena were despairing almost till 4 pm yesterday...

Welcome to a dream

Readers of newspapers have longed for variety, and viewers of news television have yearned for seriousness for ages. Seasoned journalists acknowledge the deficit, but doubt experiments will succeed. But someone must take the plunge and try hard, we thought. The name we have given to this initiative is Sirf News. The first word in the bilingual term underscores the fact that all efforts to create an alternative media platform have had less than satisfactory results. Lack of reports in the magazines and portals run by citizen journalists owes to the absence of a fundamental idea among them that an opinion cannot exist without a fact to base it on. It’s the diagnosis of the malaise that went awry.