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Strategic sell-off is de rigueur

Strategic sell-off is de rigueur

The NDA government has succeeded in raising an amount of Rs 29,000 crore per year from the disinvestment of shares of central public sector
22 May 2017, 03:38 AM IST
Meeting policing needs & priorities

Meeting policing needs & priorities

Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has set a new and perhaps a good precedent to interact with over 1,500 police officers.
22 May 2017, 03:23 AM IST
Can we finally save Jadhav’s life?

Can we finally save Jadhav’s life?

Choices apart, will Pakistan abide by the international canons or prefer to seek recourse to what the US has done in the past coming under s
19 May 2017, 10:33 PM IST
Making cities sustainable & livable: M Venkaiah Naidu

Making cities sustainable & livable: M Venkaiah Naidu

The world is witnessing urbanization at an unprecedented pace and scale today, setting off several challenges to policy-makers and planners
19 May 2017, 03:35 AM IST
Former scientist who never pays water bills

Former scientist who never pays water bills

The whole unsavoury events involving Justice Karnan and reactions by the Supreme Court along with a gag order on the media not to report his
18 May 2017, 03:22 AM IST

Accountability begins with transparency

16 May 2017, 03:07 AM IST

The killing fields of Hyderabad

15 May 2017, 02:42 AM IST

Into the black hole of digital economy

15 May 2017, 02:39 AM IST

Whatever made Jagan say that?

13 May 2017, 01:50 AM IST

WANTED: VIGILANT WATCHDOGS

12 May 2017, 03:43 AM IST

When cultural illiterates rule...

11 May 2017, 03:38 AM IST

Where to complain against Judges?

09 May 2017, 02:47 AM IST

Provide Universal Basic Income

08 May 2017, 04:41 AM IST

CPEC and future of Gilgit-Baltistan

06 May 2017, 03:29 AM IST

Generics: Mere slogan or solution?

05 May 2017, 03:55 AM IST

Opposition still disjointed, in disarray

04 May 2017, 05:00 AM IST

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Sexual harassment at workplace

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Dogmatism is no virtue, Mr KCR!

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Two Telugu CMs – What a contrast!

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India’s thirsty crops turning arid

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Netas’ pastime: Pay lip service

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Losing records a serious crime

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25 Apr 2017, 03:53 AM IST

Telangana parties remain battle-ready

Notwithstanding the public posturing by the Chief Minister and the Ministers that there would be no early elections, neither the ruling party nor the opposition parties want to lea
24 Apr 2017, 04:00 AM IST

Social consensus needed for total prohibition

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How many beacons to a VIP?

Every civilisation seeks its own symbols to preserve its own culture. Beacon-off situation is no challenge to the VIP-raj in this country. I am sure that with or without a beacon,
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Exposed- how Saeed, Mumbai terror cases are dealt by Pak

For long years, the world community has been urging Pakistan to “do more” on fighting terrorism and curbing militant elements at home. Now, this “do more” expression has ac
20 Apr 2017, 03:00 AM IST

Don’t compel to file fresh RTI

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Paving way for the heir-apparent

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Break the grand feudal alliance of Pakistan

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Opposition turns two-time loser

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15 Apr 2017, 01:29 AM IST

Legal hurdles

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14 Apr 2017, 04:21 AM IST

India, Pak reaching flashpoint

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13 Apr 2017, 02:48 AM IST

RTI exposes a mini-Vyapam scam

The very purpose of the RTI Act is to empower a citizen to question the inaction in the form of seeking information. It is clear from his applications and representations that some
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Opposition on a sticky wicket in Telangana State

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