Religions: Based on faith, intellect & wisdom

By MN Kundu All major religions offer a deep, underlying, fundamental, unity amid apparent diversity; they prescribe specific ways to live in peaceful coexistence, for self-development and ultimate fulfilment of life. Religions have five distinctly different domains, though not watertight: rituals, mythology, ethics, philosophy and spirituality. The external appearance or […]

Academicians move SC for Ayodhya verdict review

NEW DELHI: Forty academicians and activists, including Irfan Habib, Jayati Ghosh, Nandini Sundar and Prabhat Patnaik, have fi- led a joint petiti- on in the Supre- me Court seeking review of its November 9 Ayodhya verdict which gave the Janambhoomi-Babri site for construction of Ram temple and ordered that five […]

Delighted that LS passed Citizenship Bill: PM

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night expressed delight over the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha, saying the proposed law is in line with India’s centuries old ethos of assimilation and belief in humanitarian values. The Lok Sabha passed the bill with 311 […]

Car care tips for an eco-friendly experience

With the increasing pollution levels in the country, spreading awareness is just not enough. While car manufacturers are investing extensively in R&D to create a new fleet of low-emission vehicles and adopt more sustainable business practices, measures can also be taken on an individual level to contribute to the cause. […]

Foreign Investment in India & China

AP: You’re listening to the “Transforming India” podcast, jointly brought to you by the Deepak and Neera Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies at Columbia University and the Times of India. I am Arvind Panagariya, Director of the Raj Center and Professor of Economics at Columbia. My co-host on this […]

BJP sweeps K’taka bypolls; top Cong leaders quit

BENGALURU: The ruling BJP on Monday swept the assembly bypolls in Karnataka winning 12 of the 15 seats to help the four-month-old Yediyurappa government retain majority, in a morale booster for the saffron party after its recent setback in Maharashtra. The BJP sweep had an immediate fallout in the opposition […]

JNU stir: Police, students clash; traffic hit

NEW DELHI: Scores of JNU students were lathi-charged by police on Monday and several of them detained when they tried to march towards Rashtrapati Bhawan against the hostel fee hike, throwing traffic out of gear and leaving metro commuters stranded for hours with three central Delhi stations being closed as […]

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