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Sunday, July 03, 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.

Culling should not mean indiscriminate killing: SC decision on stray dogs not out of place

January 18, 2017 9:22:55 pm

There is no doubt that people – especially children and the elderly – have had mauling encounters with strays that demand urgent attention. But can all be punished to death in vendetta for a few violent, possibly sick, dogs?

Inured, not outraged: Salman Khan’s acquittal in Arms Act case surprises few anymore

January 18, 2017 2:34:40 pm

Bhai’s immunity surprises no one. We are to the point of inured and shockproof – which should be troubling.

Victor’s challenge

January 18, 2017 12:10:16 am

Akhilesh Yadav has the party and the symbol — and the burden of change.

Cities at crossroads: Not letting it go waste

January 18, 2017 12:05:25 am

Waste-to-energy plants could sustainably dispose of municipal solid waste, while generating electricity

The new right

January 18, 2017 12:05:23 am

Belief in a strong state and leader, and market economy, with a stress on Hindu roots defines it

Permission To Prosecute

January 18, 2017 12:00:58 am

Diverse SC judgments leave a loophole to stifle investigations against public servants.

January 18, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Ex-US Envoy For PM

January 18, 2017 12:00:53 am

Saying he saw no threat from India to Pakistan, Saxbe warned if US sold a billion dollars worth of A-7 attack planes to Pakistan, it would upset the rather precarious balance of power there.

A year without Rohith Vemula

January 18, 2017 12:00:51 am

Rohith Vemula’s suicide had sparked nation-wide protests.

A darkening cloud

January 18, 2017 12:00:25 am

Disappearances of activists and bloggers move civil society in Pakistan back to the edge.

The booze bogey

January 18, 2017 12:00:06 am

MP government’s anti-liquor plan smacks of overreach and confused policy.

Can Deepa Jayakumar get Jayalalithaa’s followers to rally around her?

January 17, 2017 8:37:11 pm

Since Jayalithaa’s passing, Jayakumar’s voice has been drowned out by the news involving Sasikala’s transcendence to AIADMK’s political throne.

Ignoring local leaders and an Opposition alliance: could these weaken BJP’s chances in UP?

January 17, 2017 4:36:12 pm

Sidelining the local leadership was the major mistake BJP made in Bihar where it had to face a humiliating defeat in 2015.