Telangana Prisons Department to offer counselling to rapists

The Telangana Prisons department, known for its many social initiatives, has hit upon the idea of segregating rapists lodged in jails across the State and providing special counselling to reform them Noting that very heinous cases of rape were report

25 Sep 2018, 11:26 PM IST
Integral humanism for a New India
25 Sep 2018, 11:12 PM IST

Israeli police get uniform from God’s own country

Why are officers of the Israeli police force travelling all the way to a nondescript town in north Kerala in frequent intervals Because, their elegant lightblue, long sleeve unifor
25 Sep 2018, 11:03 PM IST

A party with only leaders, no followers

It is quite evident that the Congress will always remain as a bundle of contradictions It is never an organic whole It is always the same Congress whether it is in power or in the
25 Sep 2018, 10:54 PM IST

Producing spiritual electricity

Everything is about energy The whole world is a combination and permutation of energies vibrating at different wavelengths It is a dynamic interplay of physical and spiritual energ
25 Sep 2018, 12:01 AM IST

Lethargy and Aadhaar should not stop pension

It was an interesting experience An artiste performed his theatre skills before the Information Commission while hearing the second appeal through video conferencing between Guntur
24 Sep 2018, 11:57 PM IST

True face of Pakistan exposed

The true face of the new Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has been revealed as Indias Foreign Ministry rightly pointed out The recent killing of Indian security personnel and
24 Sep 2018, 11:41 PM IST

BBC to offer reality check service to counter fake news

Fake news is used as a political tool to manipulate populations in countries where elections are due This is happening in India as well, says Jamie Angus, Director of BBC World Ser
24 Sep 2018, 11:33 PM IST

Sugarcane farmers problem is government’s creation

Sugar factories across the country are not able to make payment of the sugarcane purchased from the farmers Farmers are suffering
24 Sep 2018, 02:01 AM IST

The Religions their fundamental mistake

Yes, I am against all the socalled religions because they are not religions at all I am for religion but not for the religionsThe true religion can only be one, just like science
24 Sep 2018, 01:56 AM IST

Maoists resurface in AP

After nearly 15 years, Maoists targeted high profile people in the Visakha agency areas by killing MLA Kidari Sarweswar Rao and former TDP MLA Siveri Soma
24 Sep 2018, 01:53 AM IST

A quiet churn apace in AP, Telangana

Elections in Telangana are just two or three months away The TRS which thought it will have smooth sailing by going in for early elections and announcing 105 candidates in one go i
22 Sep 2018, 04:15 AM IST

Catch the saboteurs of key space programme

When a police officer barged into Room 205 of Hotel Samrat in Keralas Thiruvananthapuram on October 20, 1994, it turned out to be a set of farreaching events that would impact not
22 Sep 2018, 04:10 AM IST

BJP’s master stroke on Triple Talaq

A silent majority of the minority community, among women, must have heaved a sigh of relief at the proclamation of Triple Talaq ordinance by the Central cabinet The move might have
21 Sep 2018, 04:07 AM IST

Congress queering pitch for itself

The Congress should watch out its step in Andhra Pradesh Any overenthusiasm in trying to please the electorate in the truncated state might boomerang on its prospects in Telangana
20 Sep 2018, 03:57 AM IST

Curb honour crimes

The socalled honour killing which is more prevalent in North India seems to have spread to the southern part of the country as well The killing of a 24yearold Dalit man in front of
19 Sep 2018, 03:57 AM IST

Whither real human development in India?

India climbed up a spot to rank 130 out of 189 countries in the latest human development rankings released by the United Nations Development Programme UNDP However, inequality and
18 Sep 2018, 10:22 AM IST

Invest in technology to create jobs

America has become the global economic leader mainly on the strength of new technologies Many of the pathbreaking inventions in the last century has been made in America with gover
16 Sep 2018, 11:31 PM IST

A tale of strange bedfellows

For long, Telangana BJP leaders lay impaled on the horns of a Hamletian dilemma They were not sure if they were friends or foes to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti TRS This is p
16 Sep 2018, 11:27 PM IST

Immortality of human soul

What question has been asked a greater number of times, what idea has led men more to search the universe for an answer, what question is nearer and dearer to the human heart, what
16 Sep 2018, 10:50 PM IST

Unwarranted move

An intense political storm is brewing in Andhra Pradesh following a nonbailable arrest warrant issued to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and 15 others by the Maharashtra police
15 Sep 2018, 03:59 AM IST

The Church must come clean

It was recently revealed that four per cent of all active clergy in Germany commit or have committed sexual abuse according to a study The study pointed out several thousand indivi
15 Sep 2018, 03:50 AM IST

TRS taking recourse to vindictive politics?

Ganesh Chaturthi is a tenday Hindu festival celebrated to honour the elephantheaded God Ganesha With election season on, parties would count on blessings of the Remover of Obstacle
13 Sep 2018, 03:08 AM IST

No end in sight to rupee’s tailspin

Finally, rupee breached Rs 72 against US dollar and settled well below that mark now Its nothing new for the Indian currency to go weak At the time of Indias Independence in 1947,
12 Sep 2018, 03:29 AM IST

Iraq on the boil again

Iraq is burning again and descending into fresh chaos The two leading groups in Iraqs Parliament have demanded the resignation of Prime Minster Haider alAbadi over the unrest in Ba
11 Sep 2018, 03:59 AM IST

Why the Rupee is falling?

The rupee has declined from Rs 64 to a dollar a year ago to Rs 71 presently and is expected to decline further in the coming months The core reason for this decline is the loss of
09 Sep 2018, 10:45 PM IST

More questions than answers

Will mahagathbandhan work in the ensuing elections in Telangana The TRS and BJP are confident that the experiment will fail but then people cannot be taken for granted What appears
09 Sep 2018, 10:32 PM IST

Entire world looking towards India: Venkaiah Naidu

India has made tremendous progress under Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the last four years and the entire world is now looking towards the country, Vice President Venkiah Naidu t
09 Sep 2018, 10:25 PM IST

The greatness of a person depends on the direction of his thoughts!

Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami answered this question speaking to the audience on the 3rd day of International Seminar at JIVA celebrating the continued millennium birth year of Ramanujac
09 Sep 2018, 10:12 PM IST

Warming up to enemy’s enemy

After Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao dissolved the Assembly, hectic political activity is being witnessed in the state The TRS is trying to tear into the Congress, recalling th
08 Sep 2018, 03:56 AM IST

Pragmatic stance

The 22 dialogue that just concluded between India and the US is a major breakthrough, both militarywise and in foreign policy The way the two countries manoeuvred around the pitfal
08 Sep 2018, 03:50 AM IST

A momentous verdict

Take me as I am, said the Chief Justice of India while reading out his landmark Section 377 verdict on Thursday Suddenly, the Sun seemed to have really appeared in the dark skies o
07 Sep 2018, 03:42 AM IST

KCR cannot take voters for granted

The Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekar Rao, a staunch believer in Vaasthu Shastra and horoscope, is all set to dissolve the Assembly on Friday, September 6 The real poll
06 Sep 2018, 03:24 AM IST

Undue levy of taxes on petrol, diesel

Last week, there was optimism in the air as the data released by Central Statistics Office CSO revealed that the gross domestic product GDP clocked 82 per cent upswing in the first
05 Sep 2018, 02:44 AM IST

Fading into history

The legendary RK Studio is up for sale The fact that the Kapoors, Bollywoods first family, have jointly decided to sell the iconic studio built by late showman Raj Kapoor in Chembu
04 Sep 2018, 03:17 AM IST

Rareness of pure devotional service

In the preliminary phase of spiritual life there are different kinds of austerities, penances and similar processes for attaining selfrealization However, even if an executor of th
03 Sep 2018, 01:50 AM IST

Power cos going belly up

Large numbers of thermal and hydroelectric power generation companies are facing bankruptcy The main reason is that the demand for electricity is not growing as expected despite a
03 Sep 2018, 01:46 AM IST

KCR still in two minds?

Bowlers are ready, batsmen are ready and the pitch, too, is ready But KCR government does not yet seem to be prepared to take the toss and start the match The Pragati Nivedana Sabh
03 Sep 2018, 01:40 AM IST