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Sign Of A Patch-Up?

Delhi, May 18 -- After continual bouts of sabre-rattling between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, decks have finally been cleared for chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to get elected to the state legislative ... Read More


How Coronavirus Has Reduced Assam's Silk Town To Cemetery

Delhi, May 18 -- The looms have long gone silent. The traditional hand-operated, bamboo-and-wood contraptions on which skilled artisans weave dreams in threads of silk. And the modern machines that us... Read More


Raudra Raag In Darbari Strain

Delhi, May 18 -- The Centre's move to shift all service matters from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to the Chandigarh bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) drew little reaction from Kas... Read More


Take The Bullyon Ride

Delhi, May 18 -- In the Hindu calendar, Akshay Tritiya is considered an auspicious day for people to buy gold. But this year the COVID-19 lockdown has dampened the demand for the precious metal. But g... Read More


'Moi Axomiya' - Why It's Wrong To Smear Assamese Poet Syed Abdul Malik's Work From 1941 With Communal Dirt

Delhi, May 18 -- The sharp clinical scalpel of an analyst is sometimes required to protect the compassionate nib of a poet, an author. Such an occasion has risen from a recent post on social media-tha... Read More


The Gulf Boomerang: India's Biggest Reverse Migration From A World Devastated By COVID-19

Delhi, May 15 -- One day, historians will call this the Gelded Age. The earth was to have become a neon-lit orchard-flat, endless, endlessly networked and buzzing. Like a super-extended Dubai or Singa... Read More


Do We Really Know Our Kids?

Delhi, May 15 -- Every time a heinous crime or an act of violence involving children is discovered, we seem to get rudely jolted from our slumber and ask every inconceivable question as a society from... Read More


'Airlines Can't Operate On Free Tickets'

Delhi, May 15 -- Vande Bharat Mission is one of the largest government operations to get back Indians stranded abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri spo... Read More


Ball's In Other Court

Delhi, May 15 -- Two recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir appeared as small, almost invisible blips on the radar, escaping major public scrutiny in a country battling a mystery virus and in lockdo... Read More


A Mole Embedded In Tradition

Delhi, May 15 -- Zahid-e-tang-nazar ne mujhe kafir jaana/aur kafir ye samajhta hai Musalman hoon main (the narrow-minded devout considers me an infidel/ and the infidel sees me as a Muslim) reads an o... Read More