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.

Standing Up

March 1, 2017 12:20:06 am

LSR faculty show the way — teachers can help protect a student’s right to free speech.

Forty Years Ago, March 1, 1977: CPI Turnaround

March 1, 2017 12:15:11 am

The CPI had thought that the danger to democracy came only from one side but the danger had also come from another side which was within the Congress and ‘‘we must admit that we did not expect this”.

The Great Deception

March 1, 2017 12:10:23 am

Richest 1 per cent do not owe their wealth to intelligence and hard work.

Cities at crossroads: The heart of action

March 1, 2017 12:05:52 am

State governments and urban local bodies hold the key to fixing our cities and addressing the challenges of unplanned urbanisation

When the state looks away

March 1, 2017 12:05:40 am

Gujarat 2002, like Delhi 1984, is a case of state culpability. One was ideological, the other strategic.

Machine Smarter

March 1, 2017 12:05:20 am

Masayoshi Son predicts the singularity is near. But it’s just a business pitch.

Myth-shattering mandate

March 1, 2017 12:05:09 am

BJP’s victory in recent polls demolishes theories that its fortunes would decline after demonetisation

The Gun Obsession

February 28, 2017 11:51:54 pm

Kashmir calls for political outreach, not innovative weaponry.

Gurmehar Kaur’s old placard came in handy for trolls to slam her for SaveDU campaign

February 28, 2017 6:50:46 pm

One placard, pulled out of context from a 10 month old anti-war video, stunningly and wholly hijacked the attention away from her cause of decrying ABVP violence in Ramjas. Suddenly the discourse became that of Kaur ‘supporting’ Pakistan.

Gurmehar Kaur’s retraction of campaign shows how women who voice dissent are gagged in India

June 18, 2020 2:58:50 pm

From Kaur to Zaira Wasim, those who’ve challenged authority or seemed to have ‘displeased’ it, have received hate threats and been forced into submission

Is BJP getting nervous about majority claims as UP polls enter final phase?

June 18, 2020 2:59:39 pm

A last ditch appeal for majority showing concern of a hung mandate looks uncharacteristic of the usually assured PM.

Dangerous student: Surely, nation’s sovereignty isn’t undermined by a 20-year-old?

June 18, 2020 3:01:27 pm

Trolls will be trolls but why are senior voices in the government talking as if a placard threatens national security?