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Wednesday, July 06, 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.


Why We Fail Our Children

February 9, 2017 12:00:08 am

A child-centred approach is difficult in India’s rigid education system


Samajwadi Party’s manifesto wants to empower women, but its scheme ends up helping men more

February 8, 2017 8:19:23 pm

The party’s Programme for Women Empowerment features a pledge that if voted to power the party would offer Rs. 2 lakhs to men who marry disabled or widowed women. It’s an incentive to marry primarily for monetary reasons — and that’s a cause for concern


Are our educational institutions promoting scientific temperament? Think again

February 8, 2017 3:56:51 pm

The nation is supposedly trying to do away with these social ills – and yet these outdated ideas are propagated unquestioned, with textbook dignity afforded to them.


O Panneerselvam’s revolt against Sasikala hints at possible groundswell of support for him

February 8, 2017 2:27:39 pm

In a dramatic late night move on Tuesday, the usually passive Panneerselvam claimed that he was forced to resign as chief minister to pave the way for Sasikala. Within minutes, he was sacked from his position as party’s treasurer.


Forty Years Ago, February 8, 1977: Limaye, Raj Narain

February 8, 2017 2:25:58 am

Limaye, before taking a train to Bombay, demanded that all detenus, irrespective of their ideological affiliations, be released from jail.


Big Brother is winning

February 8, 2017 2:20:24 am

The enhancement of state powers without control or transparency is not being done against our wishes


Undermining Welfare

February 8, 2017 2:15:33 am

Universal Basic Income can’t be a substitute for the PDS


BLAME game

February 8, 2017 12:09:21 am

Politicians are ‘Boldly Loving Acronyms Made for Elections’. Will these engage voters too?


An opportunity lost

February 8, 2017 12:04:52 am

In face-off between tribal custom and gender justice, Nagaland government abdicates its responsibility


View From The Right: Praise for budget

February 8, 2017 12:04:45 am

In election season, a budget is expected to be ‘populist’, at least, that has been the norm in Bharat.


PM and the UP crucible

February 8, 2017 12:02:05 am

Uttar Pradesh is crucial to all calculations for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, and beyond.


Jolly disappointing

February 8, 2017 12:02:00 am

Mumbai High Court’s directive to makers of ‘Jolly LLB 2’ sends out unwelcome signals in times of growing vigilantism