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Saffronisation of the mandal

Saffronisation of the mandal

The vicious cycle of political discourse in the country has come a full circle. The fight between the so-called secular and Hindutva forces
22 Jul 2017, 03:28 AM IST
Darwinism: Old politics will perish

Darwinism: Old politics will perish

70 years in a nation’s timeline is substantial. Time is fleeting, so are political ideologies, ideologues, instruments and applications. T
20 Jul 2017, 11:07 PM IST
Electric shock to diesel

Electric shock to diesel

Volvo’s decision to go fully electric or hybrid for all its car models and dump internal combustion (IC) engine is a disruption that will
19 Jul 2017, 10:57 PM IST
Updating land records vital

Updating land records vital

During a survey, one officer asked a farm-woman: “What’s your problem, you have land and possession with farming for decades, why do you
18 Jul 2017, 03:48 AM IST
Step in before Udta Hyderabad seeps in

Step in before Udta Hyderabad seeps in

Is Hyderabad close to earning the dubious ‘Udta Punjab’ distinction? If recent developments are pointers, then that tragedy is bound to
17 Jul 2017, 04:22 AM IST

Can we boycott Chinese goods?

17 Jul 2017, 04:01 AM IST

Financing Indian cities

15 Jul 2017, 04:00 AM IST

Parents, schools, drugs & Hyderabad

14 Jul 2017, 04:03 AM IST

The future of Reddys

13 Jul 2017, 03:27 AM IST

Ramanuja: Father of RTI, 1000 yrs ago

10 Jul 2017, 10:35 PM IST

Time KCR stems the rot

10 Jul 2017, 04:52 AM IST

Digital push may undo GST

10 Jul 2017, 04:44 AM IST

Are farm loan waivers really so bad?

07 Jul 2017, 03:13 AM IST

Legal challenges to Presidential election

04 Jul 2017, 03:23 AM IST

Opposition utterly outwitted by KCR

03 Jul 2017, 04:15 AM IST

GDP down, Sensex up: What’s up?

03 Jul 2017, 04:08 AM IST

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Only civic sense can ensure societal wellness

The State Government leaves no opportunity to proclaim to the world that Telangana State enjoys top ranking across the national firmament in almost every sphere, more so in adoptin
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The decline of Hinduism

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Intel grid not in sight

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Will GST bring tax reforms?

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is set to become operational from July. Rationalisation of taxes is long felt need and the GST structure is expected to deliver. It would replace a
23 Jun 2017, 03:33 AM IST

GCC in troubled waters

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt cut off diplomatic relations as well as air, sea, and trade links with Qatar on June 5, 2017, a
22 Jun 2017, 03:28 AM IST

When Art 21 is reduced to nullity

The Constitution of India in Article 21 guaranteed right to life and personal liberty. The Supreme Court said if the government caused wrongful detention it is liable to pay compen
20 Jun 2017, 04:36 AM IST

Mixed impact of Goods and Services Tax likely

The Goods and Services Tax is to be implemented from July 01, this year. At present manufacturers have to separately pay excise duty and VAT on the goods sold by them. The two taxe
19 Jun 2017, 02:29 AM IST

Ban on online gambling is no child’s play

The Telangana State government has banned online rummy, which is in itself a daring act. Consequently, anyone playing online rummy will be liable for prosecution as would be those
19 Jun 2017, 02:11 AM IST

Act more and in right earnest

The present farm crisis and the resultant agitations should have been anticipated by the Centre and appropriate measures should have been put in place to tackle the unrest among fa
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Tall Talk+ No Vision = No Action

Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day but teach him how to fish, he will eat for the rest of his life," this adage aptly describes the plight of farmers and the chabbi to end th
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Trump’s claims pure hot air

The US President gave a shock to the entire world, including India, by announcing exit from the Paris Climate Pact 2015. In the series of reversal of Obama administration’s decis
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Pollution threat to Taj Mahal

It is a known fact that the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.
13 Jun 2017, 02:57 AM IST

Landing in a soup inadvertently

A new political battleground is gradually getting readied in Telangana State. The gathering storm that was subdued for all of these years is likely to explode into a major issue an
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Give land-based subsidy to farmers

Manmohan Singh had waived the loans of farmers across the country, including UP, in 2008. The farmers of UP, however,  again fell into debt. Now the Adityanath Government has waiv
12 Jun 2017, 02:01 AM IST

Rahul has something to prove

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Gulf region faultlines sharpen

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