Today in New Delhi, India
Aug 05, 2020-Wednesday
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  • In this file photo dated Jan. 18, 2010, is seen Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh (L) at Max Stardust Awards 2010 at Bandra Kurla Complex Grounds, Mumbai. Singh passed away at the age of 64 after a prolonged illness at a private hospital in Singapore, Saturday, Aug 1, 2020.
    Aug 05, 2020 11:18 IST
    He came from nowhere and rose so high. But, in the end, he flew away with the more
  • The new Hindutva that emerged post-liberalisation blended cultural pride with national assertiveness
    Aug 05, 2020 06:23 IST
    The Ayodhya movement redefined secularism, brought the political Hindu to the centre more
  • Ram Ki Paidi is lit up in preparation for the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, August 3, 2020
    Aug 04, 2020 18:55 IST
    There can be no better occasion to enunciate the “sabka vishwas” slogan of the government than in Ayodhya, to mark the end to an era of contentious political polarisation, and inaugurate a new phase of pluralism, secularism and more
  • Restoring democracy fully — by removing restrictions on connectivity, releasing detained leaders, initiating a political dialogue, making security forces more accountable for excesses — and restoring statehood to J&K (while keeping Ladakh as a separate unit) is the best way to restart the political process.
    Aug 04, 2020 17:40 IST
    The national project is complete. The democratic project now needs more
  • A deserted Lal Chowk, Srinagar.
    Aug 04, 2020 17:40 IST
    Citizens have been denied their democratic freedoms. Development has got stunted. And the future is more
  • The people’s choice is clear  —  a new politics without violence and emotions  —  on the lines of Vajpayee’s three principles.
    Aug 04, 2020 17:40 IST
    The people of J&K do not want violence. Terror is down. A nationalist, pro-development leadership is more
  • There is a substantial presence of both dogs and livestock in at least 30 tiger reserves, according to a report. The presence of feral and abandoned dogs and livestock in forests, say experts, could lead to the transmission of diseases to wild animals
    Aug 03, 2020 22:19 IST
    The Animal Welfare Board of India needs to be held accountable more