Friday, January 28, 2022

Happy birthday Krystle D'souza: Her journey from a sanskari bahu to a social swagger

Krystle D'souza's Instagram account defies her image of a demure woman and testifies the actors’s love for clothes, bags, shoes and everything pretty.

Not so easy business

India’s jump in Ease of Business ranking is welcome. But there is much that it does not capture

Poverty in all its faces

Growth can alleviate poverty but its definition needs to expand to make any tangible difference on the ground.

Sun powers the sails

For the seas, solar-powered ships could be what E-vehicles are for land.

Happy Hours & Happy Seeders

How electioneering throws a spanner on solving real problems.

Playing the wrong notes

February 25, 2017 12:17:15 am

Copyright law fixes royalties to singers. Don’t blame music firms for non payment

University hijack

February 25, 2017 12:13:50 am

ABVP’s unchecked recourse to violence threatens spaces for free expression in the university — and polity

February 25, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Jayaprakash Narayan on Corruption

February 25, 2017 12:04:54 am

Narayan reiterated the need for reducing expenses on elections and said that it should largely be borne by the government.

Dear friends from ABVP

February 25, 2017 12:01:05 am

As a Communist student activist, I was never attacked by your members. That was another era.

No proof required: Jaywalking at the RBI

February 25, 2017 12:00:55 am

RBI’s obstinate refusal to cut policy rates, and the moving of its policy stance from neutral to accommodative, is not based on economic logic. Both headline and core inflation data argue for a rate cut

BJP versus who

February 25, 2017 12:00:35 am

Maharashtra civic elections signal a deeper restructuring of political competition in the state

After Pax Americana

February 25, 2017 12:00:21 am

States obsessed with borders may even implode, making their people refugees

Facebook Live could have helped me fight cops’ moral policing

February 24, 2017 5:16:04 pm

Vishnu Vichu’s facebook live video of two cops morally policing him and his girlfriend, marks a new chapter in journalism in India. Not only does facebook live function as a distress signal for the citizens, but through it Vichu also assumed the role of a citizen journalist

In Rabri’s call for Tejaswi, an RJD desperate to assert its position

February 24, 2017 12:27:17 pm

Nitish Kumar’s support to BJP’s demonetisation has to do as much with his stand against corruption and black money as with keeping alliance partner Lalu Prasad his on toes.

Dear CBFC, the idea of women having sexual fantasies shouldn’t seem alien to you

February 24, 2017 11:47:31 am

In the 21st century, films which are bold, provocative and re-sculpting the language of Indian cinema should be welcomed with open arms, not suppressed.

Ethical economist

February 24, 2017 2:03:28 am

The workings of human societies illuminated numbers and economic theories in Kenneth Arrow’s work

BJP vs terrorist

February 24, 2017 12:38:11 am

Is that how the ruling party wishes to frame its bid for the vikas vote? It needs to ask itself this question