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  • Marriage
    May 24, 2014 18:41 IST

    A calmer you: so who’s running your life for you?

    Don’t be stressed by ‘shaadi kab karoge’ kind of questions. Smile at them.

  • Golden Globe 2015 snubs
    May 17, 2014 19:25 IST

    A Calmer You: show over, get back to work

    Elections, elections, elections. Bas ab ho gaya.

  • Golden Globe 2015 snubs
    May 10, 2014 17:10 ISTA Calmer You

    A Calmer You: it’s time for happiness 101

    Chalo ji, tension over. I thought with life being so unpredictable, who knows till when will I get an opportunity to give you gyaan about calm-sutra.

  • Neta
    May 03, 2014 16:16 IST

    A Calmer You: Abki baar, careful yaar!

    The netas are fine but choose your life partner carefully. From this one decision will come 90% of your life’s happiness ... or misery.

  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
    Oct 21, 2013 00:36 IST

    Recent events ensure low expectations from PM’s China visit

    While recent events have marred India-China relations ensuring low expectations, Beijing’s assessment of India’s ties with the United States and Japan is pertinent. Jayadeva Ranade writes.

  • Agriculture
    Oct 21, 2013 00:49 IST

    The WTO is destroying Indian farming

    The US is using the multilateral organisation to force the Indian government to freeze the procurement prices of grains.

  • Raja Rao Ram Bux fort
    Oct 22, 2013 01:05 ISTwhat lies beneath

    Will Islamabad lay claim to the Unnao ‘treasure’?

    In 1976, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto had laid claim to a share of a ‘treasure’ thought to be stacked in Jaipur's Jaigarh Fort, on the plea that it was an 'inheritance of the subcontinent' bequeathed to it by its 'pre-colonial sovereignties'.

  • Online sex shop
    Oct 24, 2013 00:16 IST

    Innovation can make even the profane sound pious

    While orthodox views are still prevalent in all religions and more often than not supersede the moderate and liberal voices, not all hope is lost, writes Viju Cherian.

  • Students of Government School, Sukhpura, during a three-month long self-defence training programme
    Oct 24, 2013 00:44 IST

    India must ensure children are learning, too

    Now that the global dialogue is moving to the creation of a post-2015 vision, we must ensure that in education we emphasise the quality of learning from early childhood through secondary education, writes Ashish Dhawan.

  • Indian economy
    Oct 24, 2013 23:46 IST

    There is no wiggle room for economy now

    So how fast or how slow are we likely to grow this year? There is irrefutable evidence that long-term structural issues need to be addressed to restore the growth momentum, writes NK Singh.

  • Brahmaputra
    Oct 25, 2013 00:13 IST

    Window of opportunity to demand transparency from China

    With the agreement on exchanging data on the rivers, there is finally a window of opportunity to demand transparency from China -- which in turn will also demand openness from India for dams proposed Arunachal Pradesh.

  • 1
    Oct 27, 2013 21:36 IST

    India-Russia ties are stagnating despite potential

    India-Russia ties are stagnating. How long can we continue with aimless meandering with no purposive foreign policy agenda when the region is transforming so rapidly? MK Bhadrakumar writes.

  • umbrella
    Oct 27, 2013 21:47 ISTMISSING THE WOODS

    We need better public transport, not bicycle paths

    The current discussion over the need for a more bicycle-friendly urban environment ignores crucial cultural and social aspects of our everyday lives, including transportation. Sanjay Srivastava writes.

  • Car parking lot
    Oct 28, 2013 15:12 ISTMetro matters

    Car capital Delhi couldn’t care less for millions of cyclists

    Cyclists are the most vulnerable section of commuters on city roads. Till October 15, 2013, 67 cyclists died on Delhi roads. Recently, political activist Sunita Narain too made headlines after getting hit by an unknown vehicle while cycling. Shivani Singh writes.

  • Keran infiltration
    Oct 29, 2013 01:23 IST

    Keran sector incursion sends out many signals

    The Shala Bhata incursion may be intended to signal that the Pakistan army is willing to up the ante and test how far the Indian security establishment is willing to go to assert its dominance on the LoC.