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Prabhudatta Mishra
‘We are giving Happy Seeders to states to reduce stubble completely’

Credited with spearheading the National Horticulture Mission during the UPA government, SK Pattanayak, a 1982 batch IAS of Karnataka cadre, was selected by the NDA government as se

Ananda Majumdar
Ruminations: Anger of the Entitled

In the rough and tumble of the ‘Padmavati’ controversy, it might be easy to forget that India is a republican state, where royalty has been abolished even though some royal privileges have not been

Michael Gonsalves
M&M ties up with Uber, to invest Rs 600 cr in EVs

Mahindra & Mahindra on Friday said it will invest Rs 600 crore over the next two-three years in electric vehicle business as it teamed up with Uber to explore deployment of electric vehicles (E

Jemima Raman
Keep calm and carry on

Let's keep the controversies and threats and what not surrounding Padmavati aside and face the fact: Sanjay Leela Bhansali did it again and this time, he might actually have struck pure gold.

Prabhudatta Mishra
Why this farm crisis?

A besieged central government, battling strategies to combat two consecutive years of drought, got its likely saviours in the country’s farmer community.

Shubha Singh
Diplomatic Enclave: Hot contest

Top positions at United Nations bodies are often hotly contested; right from UN secretary general’s post to slots on different UN committees as governments pull out all stops to get their nominees

Sandeep Bamzai
Kashmir Files: IRON FIST, VELVET GLOVE

As Delhi tries desperately in a change of tack to effect a rapprochement with the aggrieved and alienated citizenry of Kashmir Valley, the iron fist velvet glove approach seems to be working.

Ranjit Bhushan
Fifth Columnist: History as politics

For one of the fastest growing economies in the world, it is not a bit surprising that money does not dominates headlines in India as much as history.

Payal Dhar
Gizmo Geek: Liquid-Cooled Gaming Powerhouse

Ask any gamer about their dream gaming machine and you are sure to light a gleam in their eyes.

DC Pathak
Spy’s eye: A socio-political churn

A notable development of political significance in the country today is the motivated debate on India's national identity, secular content of our democracy and the position of ‘minorities’ in the c

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