Friday, January 28, 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.

Excess Baggage

March 3, 2017 12:20:05 am

Royals don’t fly economy anyway, but the House of Saud is determined not to constrain diplomacy with frugality.

Language No Bar

May 3, 2018 1:36:36 pm

Maharashtra must not contest the Bombay HC order against govt circular making Marathi compulsory for auto permits.

His First Testament

March 13, 2018 11:50:52 am

President Trump’s State of the Union address made the perfect pitch. But will he stay the course?

Hard cases and good law

April 19, 2018 3:19:12 pm

An apex court order has thrown light on appreciating mitigating evidence before sentencing death penalty

Forty Years Ago, March 3, 1977: Hooch tragedy

March 3, 2017 12:09:52 am

Many people under treatment had lost their sight in the Ahmedabad illicit liquor tragedy.

Closing of the University

June 26, 2018 11:23:46 am

As the right stamps itself, central universities will see politicisation that destroyed state universities.

GST and the litmus test of land

April 19, 2018 3:21:24 pm

The Goods and Services Tax will be truly transformational when domains like real estate are brought in its ambit.

The ideas election

March 3, 2017 12:02:58 am

Maharashtra civic poll results are a vote against narrow western progressivism.

Telangana govt’s diktat on ‘married women a distraction in colleges’ is squarely regressive

March 2, 2017 6:06:11 pm

To begin with, it is squarely undemocratic, if not also constitutionally illegal, for state-run institutes to discriminate against a section of eligible students on the basis of their marital status.

Without any concept of right to offend, India cannot expect to become cultural capital of the world

June 18, 2020 2:51:23 pm

It is easy to intimidate scholars, academicians and students engaged in discussions — especially on any subjects related to India’s fault lines along the lines of religion, caste, tribal groups and states with troubled histories.

Gajendra Chauhan’s FTII tenure ends: Here’s a timeline

March 2, 2017 3:11:57 pm

Traditionally, FTII’s chairman has a tenure of 3 years. Interestingly, Chauhan completes his tenure tomorrow, after heading the chair for only one year and seven months.

Kashmir schools reopening: Govt, Separatists should never use education to fulfil their agendas

March 2, 2017 8:33:24 am

In these eight months the student’s especially young children faced trauma like situations who always questioned their parents why the schools are shut and when schools will be opened again.