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Friday, May 27, 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.

Rehab for the balance sheet

February 8, 2017 12:00:56 am

A centralised Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA) could help over-leveraged corporates and bad-loan encumbered banks.

O Panneerselvam’s revolt against Sasikala pushes AIADMK into troubled waters

February 7, 2017 11:04:57 pm

It has become clear that Sasikala’s alleviation as AIADMK chief or legislature party leader was not unanimous as originally believed. There was at least one voice that was not in favour.

From dowry to killing: The shocking oversights in Indian school textbooks

February 7, 2017 10:19:30 pm

Even a line drawing of a dead kitten is present, which makes you wonder who drew it and who let that pass into print, uncensored?

Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Prize citation stolen, but his is not the first

February 7, 2017 1:22:33 pm

Kailash Satyarthi’s 2014 Nobel Prize medallion has been stolen today from his Delhi residence. But it is not the first time the prestigious Nobel keepsake has been burgled since the turn of the century.

Mumbai college’s segregation of male, female students to ‘prevent molestation’ reinforces protectionist ideology

February 7, 2017 9:03:59 am

At Bandra college, segregation of males and females puts the onus of safety on women.

Budgeting For Democracy

February 7, 2017 2:08:40 am

Parliament needs more funds for research, infrastructure and digital outreach

Forty Years Ago, February 7, 1977: JP at Ramlila Ground

February 7, 2017 2:05:12 am

Interrupted by enthusiastic cheers, JP stressed that the question this time was not whether the Janata Party or the Congress won. “The question is whether you and your children and the country will be free or slaves.”

Equality’s time has come

February 7, 2017 1:49:48 am

Naga women’s claim to economic equality has unsettled its male-dominated tribal bodies

The wrong buttons

February 7, 2017 1:43:52 am

Choice of gifts for Goa’s new voters reinforces stereotypes, a culture of sexism

Party’s choice

February 7, 2017 1:23:17 am

AIADMK opts for Sasikala to head government in Tamil Nadu. Hers is a challenging task

Attacking Election Commission

February 7, 2017 12:53:07 am

Arvind Kejriwal’s questioning of the Election Commission’s impartiality does not reflect well on either of them

State and Bhangar

February 7, 2017 12:04:55 am

Bengal government must address concerns on power plant, not send in police.