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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.

January 25, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Jana Sangh Demands

January 25, 2017 1:03:52 am

The Jana Sangh has given a set of demands, saying if these were not accepted by the government soon, it would recommend to the Janata Party to consider non-participation in the elections.

Another black mark

January 25, 2017 12:45:10 am

Mob threat to Bela Bhatia underlines a disturbing pattern: Raman Singh government’s failure to enforce rule of law

Chance at redemption

January 25, 2017 12:44:13 am

SC direction to CBI to investigate its former head is a vote of confidence. Agency must measure up to the task

Why no Indian Meryl Streep, by Shah Rukh Khan

January 25, 2017 12:31:48 am

Shah Rukh Khan: ‘Give me a platform where you present my point of view, not as part of your agenda. I will speak’

Harassment Starts Small

January 25, 2017 12:14:32 am

If women accept the first steps as ‘harmless’, it helps create a culture of impunity

View From The Right: Cyber era wars

January 25, 2017 12:04:13 am

The editorial notes that in the 21st century, a “military war is a rare possibility” as “ we are constantly at war in the information age”.

Disrespecting heritage

January 25, 2017 12:02:52 am

The ministry of culture’s proposal to allow construction near historical monuments betrays a lack of understanding of their value.

No proof required: Taxation — beware of the enemy within

January 25, 2017 12:00:32 am

A meaningful reduction in effective corporate tax rates to around 20 per cent is the correct follow-through to the logic, and pain, of demonetisation.

Donald Trump’s Gag Rule will affect rural women in India

January 24, 2017 6:57:06 pm

Trump has reinstated the Global Gag Policy, but its on-ground impact will be damaging across the world. Women, as always, will be the victims.

Priyanka, Manmohan are Congress’ star campaigners, can they swing party’s fortune in UP?

January 24, 2017 6:18:18 pm

In a desperate bid to revive its fortunes in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party released a list of 40 star campaigners just for the first phase of the elections.

SC Anthem ruling: Home Ministry guidelines for the disabled betray government’s apathy

January 24, 2017 6:04:32 pm

The issued guidelines raise the question of lopsided priorities where national symbols like the anthem have been pitted against a basic dignity that the authorities cannot afford to some of its lawful citizens.

Karnataka: Pro Kambala bodies take cue from Jallikattu, want buffalo race ban lifted

January 24, 2017 2:15:39 pm

The Tamil Nadu government’s ordinance allowing Jallikattu may also lead to many other states taking the same route and in the process overriding judicial orders in order to hold banned animal sports in their states.