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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.

Forty Years Ago, February 3, 1977: Jagjivan Ram Revolts

February 3, 2017 12:22:43 am

Before announcing his resignation from the Union government, Jagjivan Ram spoke to Jayaprakash Narayan on the telephone and sought his blessings.

Towards Openness

February 3, 2017 12:16:13 am

Budget promises more transparency in poll funding. But why anonymous donors?

The less cash budget

February 3, 2017 12:05:08 am

Proposals add up to a series of mutually reinforcing moves to build a digital payments ecosystem.

Taking the measure

February 3, 2017 12:04:42 am

GDP has shortcomings but finding an alternative indicator is a challenge.

A launch pad for 2019

February 3, 2017 12:02:27 am

Revenue receipts the FM did not provision for this time will allow him to present a feel-good budget next year.

Padma stories

February 3, 2017 12:00:05 am

From ‘anar dada’ of Banaskantha to Vadodara’s ‘highway messiah’ and the oldest woman exponent of Kalaripayattu, this year’s award-winners can inspire us all.

Boy bleeds to death in Karnataka: Our indifference is appalling

February 2, 2017 9:23:11 pm

It makes one question how warped we are as a people in our thinking, and in terms of treating others with basic respect and dignity.

It was not ‘dying together’ but murder; he was not a ‘jilted lover’ but a pathological criminal

February 2, 2017 8:25:01 pm

News reports may call S Adarsh — the stalker who set K Lakshmi ablaze — a “jilted lover” and his crime “a crime of passion” due to “one-sided love”. But this was murder of an innocent, closely followed by the suicide of her psychologically disturbed murderer.

Is Donald Trump strategically pushing out non-Americans from the United States?

February 2, 2017 4:56:55 pm

If you pull back for a moment from the distracting cacophony engineered by Trump, you’ll realize that there is a plan after all. The dots do connect.

BSF rejecting VRS plea of jawan who posted video on social media seems a vindictive stand

February 2, 2017 3:24:29 pm

Yadav alleged in his post that several officers were siphoning off money meant to pay for the food of jawans and on many occasions they had to go to bed empty stomach.

A red line?

February 2, 2017 12:22:43 am

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed’s detention may only be a strategic signal by Pakistan army. Or it could be more than that?

No playing to the gallery

February 2, 2017 12:15:42 am

Budget 2017 commendably stays with fiscal prudence, revives a much-needed conversation on reform of electoral finance. But it doesn’t offer roadmap to reviving investment, growth.