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May 28 ,  2017
  • Boy who became Yogi
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    Boy who became Yogi

    By Pratul Sharma / Pauri Garhwal | May 28, 2017

    Kanphata yogi, the one with ripped ears. His earrings mark him thus. The bishts wept when ajay donned saffron. Shashi has...

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  • Man of steel
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    Man of steel

    By Ajay Uprety | May 28, 2017

    In his tightrope act, Yogi juggles party, populism and governance

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  • Power math
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    Power math

    By Ajay Uprety | May 28, 2017

    Gorakhnath Math’s tryst with politics began long before Yogi Adityanath was born

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  • Family matters
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    Family matters

    By Pratul Sharma | May 28, 2017

    Panchur has 16 families, most of the houses situated away from each other in this hilly village on the Kotdwar-Rishikesh...

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  • Blood relatives
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    Blood relatives

    By Pratul Sharma | May 28, 2017

    In June last year, Narendra Modi travelled to Gorakhpur to unveil a statue of Mahant Avaidyanath, whom he had known long...

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Current Events

What women want TRIPLE TALAQ
What women want

Triple talaq case is only a milestone; the goal is codification of Muslim...

By Rekha Dixit
Raisina roulette
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Statescan

Countdown to capital ANDHRA PRADESH
Countdown to capital

Naidu’s dream city—accessible and sustainable—will come up in Amaravati by 2019

By Lalita Iyer
Night of horror
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Business

System error IT JOBS
System error

Despite IT companies playing down the lay-off concerns, the industry is...

By Abhinav Singh
Toothless byte
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Specials

In pursuit of excellence BEST UNIVERSITIES SURVEY 2017
In pursuit of excellence

Indian universities aspire to be counted among the global best. They seem to...

By Vandana
A different world
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Sports

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My name is Red RED BEACON
My name is Red

While the ban on red beacons is welcome, the VIP culture has to go, too

By Rachna Tyagi
French quiz
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Point Blank

  • "The Congress needs a 100 per cent swadeshi leader. All these Nehru family people, they look like foreigners, behave like foreigners and disappear to foreign places."

    Subramanian SwamyBJP leader

  • "Take care of your family and children. Don’t waste your life by smoking and drinking. Drinking and smoking affect not only your health but also your decision-making. I have been affected enough, so please take my advice seriously."

    RajinikanthActor, to his fans

  • "Youth are struggling to find jobs, farmers are committing suicide and soldiers are dying at the border. What exactly is the government celebrating?"

    Rahul GandhiCongress vice president, on the Modi government celebrating three years in office

  • "At the very beginning of my career there were questions that doubted me on what I would achieve years down the line. It is simple. The answers lie within, so keep seeking."

    Karan JoharFilm director

  • "Haha. My name is Lalu and I pity such intimidators."

    Lalu PrasadRJD president, on Twitter, after income tax officials searched land deals involving him and his family

  • "He reminds me of a newly born giraffe."

    Matthew HaydenFormer Australian cricketer, on bowler Ishant Sharma slipping during his run-up