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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.


The saffron rainbow

January 13, 2017 12:02:56 am

The ideological moorings of the RSS are criticised by the Left and neoliberal Right. But its approach has always been a creative one


Project Of Defiance

January 13, 2017 12:02:50 am

Governments are making Aadhaar mandatory in contravention of court orders


No pass marks

January 13, 2017 12:00:45 am

Restoring Class X exams will lead to exclusion of disadvantaged sections from higher education


That ’70s show

January 13, 2017 12:00:15 am

As we struggle to make sense of Donald Trump and the rising tide of right-wing nationalism in Europe, it is important to revisit the rise of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan.


India needs a gay icon to stand up for the entire LGBT community, here is why

January 12, 2017 8:45:03 pm

George Michael and Ellen Degeneres altered the perception of homosexuals in the UK and US. Unfortunately, India is yet to find its own homegrown icon with considerable clout, who can initiate a dialogue towards changing the perception of the LGBT community here.


Will India stand to gain from Donald Trump’s Russia policy?

January 12, 2017 4:36:07 pm

In Trump’s era, the United States is bound to embrace Putin’s Russia, while simultaneously severing its ties with China. In an interesting pattern, India enjoys an amicable relationship with Russia and the United States, while having a difficult relationship with China.


Decorum over Disorder: Here’s why we will not hear speech like Meryl Streep’s from our Bollywood stars

January 12, 2017 4:13:41 pm

In Hollywood, popularity and career opportunities may take a setback in extreme cases, but bodies, property, screenings and concerts would still not be endangered.


Sushma Swaraj well within her right to attack Amazon on national flag issue

January 12, 2017 2:43:51 pm

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lashing out against Amazon for selling Indian national flag-emblazoned doormats on its Canada website has triggered extreme reactions on social media.


Kejriwal is not eyeing the chief minister’s post in Punjab, here’s why

January 12, 2017 12:52:43 pm

It was only on late Wednesday afternoon, that Delhi’s CM cleared the air at a rally in Patiala, saying that if AAP wins in Punjab, it will have ‘a CM who is from Punjab and not from Pakistan or London.’


Letters to the Editor: Headline Barriers

January 12, 2017 12:23:54 am

The study is itself titled, “Languages are still a major barrier to global science.”


Rain shadow south

January 12, 2017 12:18:43 am

The failure of the northeast monsoon will impact the economy of southern India. Government must plan ahead.


Telescope: Filth on the streets

January 12, 2017 12:16:53 am

From alleged waste water on ‘Bigg Boss’, to Delhi’s garbage — a refuse lot on TV