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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.

Let justice flow

February 17, 2017 12:02:41 am

It is time for courts to re-imagine judicial procedures and build digital solutions to fix the logjam.

The pollution in the house

February 17, 2017 12:00:22 am

Petroleum and health ministries need to push access to LPG, promote its use.

Demonetisation 100 days: PM Narendra Modi’s pledge to fight black money and his push for digital economy

February 16, 2017 7:21:16 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has meandered around the idea of demonetisation but never clearly gave away his agenda.

After two ceremonies and a funeral, can we please move on Tamil Nadu’s sake

February 16, 2017 5:43:44 pm

In the last two months, Tamil Nadu has dominated the media attention. In the last two months, there have been two swearing in ceremonies, a funeral and a prison sentence; there has been Cyclone Vardah and the Jallikattu fiasco. Perhaps it’s time to finally move on.

Proposed Lok Sabha bill to prevent extravagant and wasteful expenditure in weddings: Pros and Cons

February 16, 2017 2:55:10 pm

A legal fix for a social issue is a hard sell in pragmatic situations, as it proposes to regulate a strictly private affair of citizens.

MNS mantra: If you engage in gunda-gardi, you will be rewarded

February 16, 2017 2:13:47 pm

The MNS nominates the wives of two party members who participated in wrecking havoc before the release of Ae Dil Hai Muskhil. In doing so, it conveys that those who participate in gunda-gardi will be rewarded, directly or indirectly.

Happiness, beyond measure

February 16, 2017 12:37:37 am

People are jumping on to the Gross National Happiness bandwagon, in an attempt to capture something that remains elusive

A more democratic learning

February 16, 2017 12:31:21 am

Higher education can be made easier and cheaper without diluting content. New beginnings are being made in this direction

Telescope: Why so serious?

February 16, 2017 12:15:18 am

There is little or no lampooning of the political class on Indian television

Revisit the park

February 16, 2017 12:07:11 am

Environment ministry needs to deal with criticism, reassess problems spawned by conservation methods in Kaziranga.

Orbital momentum

February 16, 2017 12:07:09 am

Isro has established its presence in the booming launch vehicle market. It is time to start spinning off products and services.

February 16, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Sanjay In The Fray

February 16, 2017 12:07:06 am

The Janata Party has fielded Ravindra Pratap Singh, a 39-year-old lawyer from Sultanpur, against Sanjay Gandhi.