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Kumbh Mela
India  /  Published 22.09.19

Apex monastic body expels Chinmayanand

The country’s topmost Hindu monastic organisation has expelled the rape accused Swami Chinmayanand from its sant samaj or community of sadhus, saying he is a “blot” on the Hindu religion and its...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

Our apathy towards our intangible heritage

René Goscinny, the witty comic book writer who created Asterix along with the illustrator, Albert Uderzo, was wrong. The Gauls are not crazy; but visitors to Gaul can be loony. Maurice, a cockerel, w...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

India  /  Published 28.04.19

In Kanpur, tanners’ pain knows no faith

Kanpur’s leather industry is wondering whether it faces a slow death like the city’s once-famous textile mills, with no sign yet of the state government lifting the Kumbh-related ban on tanneries....
By Anita Joshua in Kanpur

India  /  Published 08.04.19

BJP bets on Modi and military

The BJP seems to have again chosen to rely on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal charisma to try and retain power while suffusing its campaign theme with messages about the Balakot air strike.T...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

A personal journey to explore the universal

Unrestrained curiosity and an innocuous question to a media mogul took me on a wild journey on the banks of the Ganges at the foot of the Himalayas, in Haridwar, 13 years ago. I was on the verge of a ...
By Shubhrangshu Roy in

India  /  Published 10.03.19

Axe on PM copycat

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi washed the feet of five sweepers at the Ardh Kumbh Mela in Allahabad last month, the BJP had lauded the gesture as a statement that all deserve respect.But when Dr Um...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.19

Federer could break Connors' record

Sir — The tennis legend, Roger Federer, must be congratulated for winning his 100th title in international tennis at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships (“Roger tames Tsitsipas, bags ‘centu...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 09.03.19

PM's poll season travel diary: 150 events in 42 days

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By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.03.19

PM’s ‘charity’ with a trumpet

The official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister’s Office has listed Narendra Modi’s acts of donation, including those towards sanitation workers, a day after questions were raised whether his ge...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Modi gambit to wash feet of sanitary workers backfires

By going public with his decision to wash the feet of sanitary workers in Allahabad on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have unwittingly turned the spotlight onto his personal view arti...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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