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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, January 31, 1977: Janata Campaign

January 31, 2017 12:15:04 am

Mammoth election rallies were held by the Janata Party in several places, including Delhi, Patna, Jaipur and Kanpur.

When you are old and grey

January 31, 2017 12:12:21 am

Government must honour practitioners of classical art forms in their prime.

Finance Minister’s Trilemma

January 31, 2017 12:10:27 am

He must stimulate the economy, keep tax incentives, placate people post-demonetisation.

US, me, myself

January 31, 2017 12:05:04 am

President Trump’s economic nationalism reinforces urgency of fixing India’s land, labour markets.

Will we miss the budget opportunity?

January 31, 2017 12:02:19 am

Post-demonetisation, a reversal of the slowdown would require enhanced public spending. It doesn’t appear to be forthcoming.

Jallikattu, like Shah Bano

January 31, 2017 12:00:41 am

The bending by AIADMK and BJP-led governments to vote-bank pressures in Tamil Nadu is regressive. It ignores the judgments of the Supreme Court.

The many gaffes of India’s sports minister

January 30, 2017 9:50:46 pm

To one’s mind, for a Sports Minister to choose to play cricket while being blindfolded can only be described as highly insensitive.

America is filled with thousands of immigrants, many of whom made America ‘Great’

January 30, 2017 4:56:29 pm

From Apple’s Steve Jobs and Google’s Sundar Pichai to Joseph Pulitzer – America is a land of immigrants

National security issue key for PM Modi to woo voters in Punjab?

January 30, 2017 4:22:02 pm

PM Modi’s bid to invoke national security seems to be an attempt to dispel the negative perception built over the past five years about the Akali-led government and reinvent the party’s image as one that will handle national security issues best.

Nepal PM on the precipice as Madhesi front threaten protests

January 30, 2017 3:42:26 pm

For Dahal who leads a coalition government in a hung parliament, the support of the UML, the third largest party, is as crucial as the support of the alliance.

Mulayam’s decision not to campaign for SP will hurt Akhilesh-and Congress

January 30, 2017 3:42:08 pm

Mulayam’s decision is likely to hurt Akhilesh’s campaign psychologically as he and his followers have insisted that he had his father’s blessings after he took over the party’s reins from Mulayam.

TMC’s no show in Parliament on Budget day: Mamata Banerjee uses the goddess of learning against Modi

January 30, 2017 2:45:09 pm

A notice posted by TMC on Facebook claimed that Trinamool MPs will not be present in Parliament on the first two days of the Budget Session in protest against Demonetisation.