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Tuesday, May 17, 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.

Kalindi Express derailment: Is the government swift enough to rectify security lapses?

February 20, 2017 12:10:01 pm

The express train rammed the freight train from the back and its locomotive ripped apart a couple of bogies, which shows the severity of the accident.

Next door Nepal: A fragile peace

February 20, 2017 12:50:47 am

Parties are pulling in different directions while a Maoist group threatens violence

The case for His Dark Materials

February 20, 2017 12:37:39 am

Harry Potter is great, LOTR is legendary. But to navigate the world, children — and the rest of us — also need to read Philip Pullman’s work

Every breath you take

February 20, 2017 12:27:02 am

Air in several Indian cities is rated poorly by international studies. Unlike China, India is not trying to clean up its act

JNVU controversy sheds light on growing friction on several campuses

February 20, 2017 12:08:22 am

Clampdown on free speech within the university — as in a campus in Jodhpur — robs it of its vital gift.

February 20, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Bansi Lal’s Apology

February 20, 2017 12:08:10 am

He refuted the charge of torture of detenus in jails.

Russia engaging in talks with Taliban over percieved Islamic State threat plays into Pakistan’s hands

February 20, 2017 12:04:06 am

New Delhi and Kabul need to remind the global community of dangers of turning the clock back vis a vis Taliban.

Orwell, again

February 20, 2017 12:02:37 am

But Trump’s America is a latecomer. It has much to learn from Vishwaguru India.

A different BSP

February 20, 2017 12:02:20 am

Newly visible on social media, the party is more conscious of politics of perception.

At JNVU, an attempt to gag intellectual exercise through bullying

February 19, 2017 5:26:53 pm

What Professor Ranavat set out to do was her job, because teachers are responsible for providing opportunities for students to open up their minds to all point of views — even if some of them cause discomfort.

Tamil Nadu Assembly drama: From Stalin to Palaniswami and Panneerselvam, how each protagonist played their role

February 19, 2017 2:31:58 pm

What was meant to be a vote of confidence turned to a violent ruckus. Chairs were thrown, documents torn and hostility was rampant on the House floor.

Out of my mind: Business of politics

February 19, 2017 2:06:46 am

Sasikala has no political experience, no qualification other than being Jayalalitha’s home help.