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Friday, August 12, 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.


Defining The Beneficiary

January 17, 2017 12:00:47 am

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


Barack Obama, the professor

January 17, 2017 12:00:20 am

His greatness was that he appeared above politics. In retrospect, that was also his weakness.


Zaira Wasim, you didn’t have to clarify anything, at least not on social media

January 16, 2017 10:26:04 pm

The episode should come as a lesson that social media is a double edged sword just like celebrity popularity which adds extra edge to it.


Is Mulayam Singh Yadav ready to return to state politics?

January 16, 2017 5:46:43 pm

The former UP chief minister is currently a Lok Sabha member. With his party practically out of his control and age not on his side, Mulayam’s national ambition appears realistically at an end. But Mulayam doesn’t look set to hang up his boots just yet.


Want to know how India’s richest 1 per cent are wealthier than the bottom 70 per cent? Read on

January 16, 2017 2:31:08 pm

Studying micro economies such as Bastar gives us the tools to highlight the rising inequality between the bourgeoise and proletariat.


Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress but seeks to avoid being branded turncoat

January 16, 2017 1:08:12 pm

Sidhu will be the star campaigner for the party in the elections and he would want all associations to his previous party to die out from the public conscience.


War minus shooting

January 16, 2017 1:12:50 am

The Jan Lokpal Bill was accepted by the Congress government in 2013 with amendments and was renamed and passed as the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill.


Crack the cocoon

January 16, 2017 1:05:00 am

Our school system does not prepare students for university. The final year of ‘Plus Two’ should be a preparation for college, not an examination.


The China bogey

January 16, 2017 12:56:10 am

New Delhi’s frustration with Beijing ought not lead it into a too-quick embrace of a US-led military alliance


Language of reforms

January 16, 2017 12:48:29 am

Panel proposes making English compulsory in schools, but more steps are needed to improve learning outcomes


January 16, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Polls in March

January 16, 2017 12:26:32 am

The announcement of elections may not come as a surprise because with the release of many detenus, including some MPs and legislators, there is an impression all over that elections are round the corner.


From plate to plough: Growth amidst gloom

January 16, 2017 12:26:01 am

Agriculture GDP bucks the trend of decline in other sectors. But can the government help the farmers sustain this growth?