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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.


An autonomy policy

January 11, 2017 12:08:45 am

Demonetisation process raises troubling questions over the way government has treated RBI. Central bank needs to assert.


Letters to the Editor: Political Will

January 11, 2017 12:06:17 am

Instead of blaming victims for their attire, politicians and police must ensure women’s safety and the judiciary should swiftly deal with crimes against women


Jung 2.0

January 11, 2017 12:05:19 am

Bedi has some good ideas about governance. She undermines them by painting government as adversary, herself as saviour.


View From The Right: Critical Polls

January 11, 2017 12:04:45 am

Commenting on the significance of these polls, the editorial says that “this is the first ever round of major elections after the daring and system-shattering decision like demonetisation”


Building the ‘bahujan’

January 11, 2017 12:03:39 am

Mayawati fears that if the BSP is portrayed as an exclusively Dalit party, she might lose the votes of other castes


Central To The Market

January 11, 2017 12:02:33 am

Long-term investments in social sector are essential for growth, political stability.


Stuck between 4 and 3

January 11, 2017 12:02:33 am

The SC verdict on the RPA is about reasonable restrictions on free speech. But appeals to identity by persecuted groups should not be seen as a violation of the principles of secularism


Moscow and New DC

January 11, 2017 12:00:21 am

Trump’s USA may cooperate with Russia like never before, significantly altering global power equations.


BSF must focus on issues raised by Tej Bahadur Yadav, not his troubled past

January 10, 2017 9:47:06 pm

The BSF took offence to Tej Bahadur Yadav’s claims and started victimising him by placing his old records in public, something that he anticipated in the video.


SC ban on use of religion in polls tough to implement thanks to motormouths like Sakshi Maharaj

January 10, 2017 4:27:21 pm

Uttar Pradesh politics is heavily beset with religion and caste. And Sakshi Maharaj’s remarks in this election season are not completely out of place. Whether it is the BJP or the BSP, SP, Congress, or AIMIM, religion and caste issues have been used in elections by every party.


Mexico's Via Verde shows path for Indian cities to tackle pollution

January 10, 2017 12:39:08 pm

Project ‘Via Verde’ which means ‘green way’ is a citizen-led initiative that aims to fight pollution, beautify the cityscape and reduce the stress levels of motorists. Can something like this be done in Indian metropolises?


Black mask, white face

January 10, 2017 12:12:44 am

SOAS students’ union’s demand to remove western philosophers is misplaced. The push ought to be for diversity.