Salman Khan's tweets on Yakub Memon: Right to express one's opinion or needless controversy?

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Monday, July 27, 2015 - 23:42

In a democratic country like India do we have the freedom to express our opinion? Yes, we do. Going by that account, top Bollywood star Salman Khan was probably well within his right to question the hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon and call him 'innocent'.

India's romance with the monsoons

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 09:29

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The most important season in India is the monsoon season. India is an agricultural country, and the year’s crops depend on the character of the rainy season. A good monsoon means prosperity, an excess indicates floods while a failure could spell drought and famine.

Ajinkya Rahane: A study in contrast

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Monday, July 13, 2015 - 00:11

At a time when the Indian cricket is reeling under an all too visible turf-war between its two main protagonists, there raises, a more so quaint looking player giving everyone a sense of serenity amidst the chaos.
 

Ashes 2015: Litmus test for Cook-Strauss partnership

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 18:09

In his last outing in an Ashes series, Andrew Strauss played a fine hand of 60 runs before Ben Hilfenhaus knocked his stumps over.

Though his display was comfortably overshadowed by an imperious knock of 189 by his opening partner Alastair Cook, then skipper Strauss could not be denied of his overall contribution to a famous series win on enemy territory.

Transgender Rights: The new light of hope!

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, July 3, 2015 - 08:51

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Novak Djokovic vs Stanislas Wawrinka: Another fierce yet unique rivalry

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 15:36

Novak Djokovic had just lost another Grand Slam final against Stanislas Wawrinka. It meant his hopes of a career slam and a calendar slam were shattered. The French Open final was yet another scintillating contest between the two players.

MS Dhoni vs Virat Kohli: Start of a turf-war in Indian cricket?

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 00:00

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's comments in his post-match press conference after India slumped to their second successive defeat against Bangladesh caused quite a stir back home.

Dhoni-baiters were out in full force, some asking for the ODI skipper's head while others wanting him to voluntarily step down.

Manipur ambush: Where Indian Army and government went wrong

By Rd. Alexander | Last Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 22:27

Under the protection and in the name of AFSPA, the Indian army and the state police have sometimes allegedly carried excesses which have provoked retaliation by insurgent groups.