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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.

Have we become so narrow-minded that we need to tell a 16-year-old whom she should or shouldn’t meet?

January 17, 2017 3:55:12 pm

The moment Zaira posted the apology, she had conceded. The thing is, she didn’t need to justify, clarify or apologize to anyone.

Congress to piggyback on Akhilesh Yadav’s SP in Uttar Pradesh polls; Grand Alliance on the cards?

January 17, 2017 1:52:15 pm

Akhilesh has come out as a strong contender in the elections, he seems to have realised that he may not be able to win a majority this time on his own. He will need to stitch together an alliance to avoid a hung assembly.

Why is the world’s attention focused on Vladimir Putin

January 17, 2017 1:05:51 pm

Never before was Putin’s geopolitical ambitions looked at as a serious threat to the world than in the Fall of 2016, when Russia was blamed by the US for intervening in the latter’s presidential elections

Echoes of freedom with limits: Four years ago, Pragaash was Zaira Wasim

January 17, 2017 12:56:38 pm

Wasim, a Kashmiri Muslim, was targeted and trolled for meeting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has come under severe criticism for her handling of the recent unrest in the Valley.

Next door Nepal: Who will judge the judges?

January 17, 2017 12:47:46 am

In both cases, the Supreme Court reversed its own judgment given a couple of years ago, citing “grave error in justice” as the reason for entertaining respective appeals.

Raja-Mandala: Emperor Xi in Davos

January 17, 2017 12:36:53 am

Despite a leadership vacuum in the post-Trump world, Beijing’s current unilateralism is likely to limit China’s global possibilities.

The constable’s lament

January 17, 2017 12:25:57 am

Outrage and disquiet following the video about food served to BSF jawans is understandable. But hype and hysteria cannot help resolve the issues it has flagged.

Visa power

January 17, 2017 12:12:03 am

Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter diplomacy is exemplary, that’s why her threat to Amazon jars. Das may just have retirement blues.

Capsized reputation

January 17, 2017 12:10:06 am

The boat tragedy dents Nitish Kumar’s claim to good governance in Bihar.

The show can’t go on

January 17, 2017 12:05:51 am

As circuses struggle globally, America’s oldest troupe calls it quits.

January 17, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Posters Removed

January 17, 2017 12:00:59 am

The authorities also took away thousands of wreaths put at the Tiananmen Gate in memory of the later premier, Chou Enlai.

Defining The Beneficiary

January 17, 2017 12:00:47 am

As the Union budget approaches, debates over welfare grow intense.