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.

Measuring Growth

March 2, 2017 12:30:59 am

GDP figures point to a robust economy, but what matters is investments and jobs.

Black Band, Red Card

March 2, 2017 12:30:13 am

By threatening government over arrest of their colleague, IAS officers in Bihar set a disturbing example.

Forty Years Ago, March 2, 1977: Opposition Rally

March 2, 2017 12:25:21 am

The country’s form of government was at stake — whether it would be a democracy or dictatorship.

Telescope: Twisted discourse

June 18, 2020 2:53:39 pm

TV got worked up over Gurmehar Kaur for all the wrong reasons

After Kansas

March 2, 2017 12:15:22 am

Posing as a ‘model minority’ cannot keep Indian migrants safe in Trump’s America.

Failing the university

March 2, 2017 12:10:39 am

JNU administration’s new admission procedures go against the university’s ethos and character.

The shrinking Plan

March 2, 2017 12:10:11 am

Technology has made the idea of decentralised planning tangible

Make the men answer

March 2, 2017 12:05:50 am

The recent attack on a woman actor in Kerala has shaken the state. Both government and employers, including the film industry, are accountable on women’s safety

Domestic Greats

March 2, 2017 12:05:48 am

Cricket board has done well to honour Rajinder Goel, Padmakar Shivalkar, spinners who matched the famed quartet.

Taarak Mehta even provoked those around him to find their funny bone

June 18, 2020 2:53:51 pm

Taarak Mehta’s four page column ‘Duniya Ne Undha Chashma’ in Chitralekha became very popular among readers.

Fact check: Donald Trump’s address to Congress filled with rhetoric and inaccuracies

June 18, 2020 2:55:02 pm

The joint address to Congress by Trump was filled with inaccuracies, rhetoric and exaggerations and after a fact-check, it seems clear that he may have just read a half-researched speech off the teleprompter.

Trump’s half-hearted mention of hate crimes in joint address hints unwillingness to take action

March 1, 2017 12:51:40 pm

His campaign was filled with inflammatory rhetoric and this administration’s policies seem no different. Hate crimes like the Kansas attacks have followed a wave of racist attacks and this wave continues unabated.