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Sunday Spotlight
Published On 23-Jul-2016

Tragedy unfolds again in Kashmir

It is now two weeks since the current phase of unrest began in the Kashmir Valley. A total of 45 people are dead, 2,500 wounded......

Way to redemption is through listening

Manisha Sethi

For the past few days, commentators have been scrambling to explain the tumultuous outpouring on the streets...

A 'state' of confusion

Prabhakar

The ban on media reflects a state of confusion in the government and deterioration of democratic functions...


Published On 16-Jul-2016

AFSPA: Killing with impunity

It was November 2, 2000, when a convoy carrying men from the Assam Rifles came under gun fire near Malom on the outskirts...

A long-standing symbol of federal discrimination

Suhas Chakma

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) of 1958 was introduced to quell the Naga rebellion which was seeking independence...

Infusing semblance of sobriety

The Supreme Court judgment on a plea highlighting the extrajudicial killings in Manipur is likely to provide some healing...


Published On 09-Jul-2016

Talking drugs in Punjab

SP Singh

As poll season draws nearer, politicos in India suddenly turn statisticians. Each data-backed allegation is matched...

'Cut the supply lines, arrest the drug lords'

Shashi Kant

Whether Punjab lives in a state of denial or otherwise, drug menace is consuming lives. The state needs a durable solution...

A regime in denial

Vipin Pubby

The issue of drug menace in Punjab took centre stage on the eve of the 2012 Assembly elections...


Published On 02-Jul-2016

Lighting up the sky

The New Civil Aviation Policy, 2016, has been finally cleared by the Cabinet. The acrimonious 5/20 rule controversy...

Photo Gallery
Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

CRPF personnel march during their 77th anniversary function at Kadarpur in Gurgaon on Wednesday....

CRPF personnel march during their 77th anniversary function at Kadarpur in Gurgaon on Wednesday....

Commuters walk with their belongings as buses were off the roads as the KSRTC employees' strike...

Commuters walk with their belongings as buses were off the roads as the KSRTC employees' strike...

Girls applying Henna in a competition organised as part of the Teej Festival at a school...

Girls applying Henna in a competition organised as part of the Teej Festival at a school...

Farmers cutting the ripened paddy plants in a flooded locality at Hajo in Kamrup district...

Farmers cutting the ripened paddy plants in a flooded locality at Hajo in Kamrup district...

Boys walk with an umbrella during rains in Srinagar on Wednesday...

Boys walk with an umbrella during rains in Srinagar on Wednesday...

A boy rows his makeshift raft in the weed covered Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad...

A boy rows his makeshift raft in the weed covered Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad...

A One-horned Rhino swims through flood waters in Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday...

A One-horned Rhino swims through flood waters in Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday...

Buffaloes being herded to a safer place from flood affected Singimari Village in Kamrup district...

Buffaloes being herded to a safer place from flood affected Singimari Village in Kamrup district...

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